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Safety Management

Graduate Certificate

The IU Online Graduate Certificate in Safety Management is designed for those looking to advance their knowledge and education in safety management and for those seeking to advance their career in the field of safety.

As a student in this program, you take courses in safety education and training strategies, safety management in business and industry, risk assessment, and safety and health program design. You learn to facilitate the delivery of effective safety education and training, use analytical methods to determine and manage risk, and evaluate and control workplace hazards. In addition, a large focus will be placed on developing, implementing, and evaluating safety and health programs.

Your IU Online Graduate Certificate in Safety Management prepares you for such careers as:

  • Safety manager
  • Safety officer 
  • Corporate safety director 
  • Accident investigator 
  • Safety auditor 
  • Safety inspector 
  • Hazard analyst 
  • Safety compliance officer 
  • Risk control consultant 

Certificate Requirements

To earn the Graduate Certificate in Safety Management, you must complete 12 credit hours in safety management core courses.

NOTE: If you choose to pursue the IU Online MS in Applied Health Science in Safety Management, these certificate courses may apply to your degree requirements. Completion of the certificate program does not guarantee admission to the graduate program.


To be accepted to this program, you must have:

  1. A bachelor's degree
  2. 2.5 GPA or above on a 4.0 scale

NOTE: This program is authorized, exempt, or not subject to state regulatory compliance and may enroll students from all 50 states.

To apply to this program, complete an online application that includes:

  • Transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation 
  • Statement of purpose and objectives (500 words or less)
  • Resume 
  • TOEFL score (minimum 80) or IELTS score (minimum 7) - international students only  


SPH-S 502Instructional Strategies for Safety Education3 Credits
SPH-S 513Safety Management in Business and Industry3 Credits
SPH-S 610Occupational Risk Management3 Credits
SPH-S 632Safety and Health Program Design3 Credits

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Tuition & Fees

Cost for Indiana Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $518.62
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1555.86

Note: Additional fees will apply. This program is ineligible for financial aid.

Cost for Out of State Residents
  • Per Credit Hour
  • Tuition: $621.98
  • 3 Credit Hours
  • Tuition: $1865.94
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