Dr. Adam Piper
Department of Industrial Engineering
Occupational Safety Certificate
The graduate level Occupational Safety Certificate at SDSM&T is designed to respond to a business need across all sectors (including general industry, construction, mining, health care, service, etc.) that places occupational safety at the highest level of organizational priorities. Courses are offered on-campus and it is also possible to complete the certificate online.
Distribution of credits
Core requirements: 6 credits
Research or project requirements: 0 credits
Elective requirements: 3 credits
Total credits: 9
For the graduate certificate 400/500 level courses must be taken at the 500 level.
* With significant safety content and pre-approved by the certificate coordinator.
No final degree examination is required for the certificate. Individual courses may hold final examinations as part of the course.
A Certificate of Occupational Safety must be approved by the student’s graduate advisor and the certificate coordinator on a form available at the Office of the Registrar and Academic Services or from the certificate coordinator. Additional information may be found at the Industrial Engineering Department website ie.sdsmt.edu.