Apr 17, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
2023-2024 Academic Catalog

Occupational Safety Certificate

Contact Information

Dr. Carter Kerk, Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering
LIB 130
(605) 394-1271
E-mail: Carter.Kerk@sdsmt.edu

Department Website

Students are responsible for checking with their advisors for any program modifications that may occur after the publication of this catalog.

Degree requirements

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.

Core requirements

A total of 6 core credits are required.

Research or project requirements

There is no research or project requirement for this certificate.

Elective requirements

At least 3 credits of electives must be selected from this list or from the core electives listed above.


No final degree examination is required for the certificate. Individual courses may hold final examinations as part of the course.

Additional requirements

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.

In addition to these degree-specific requirements, the student must also meet the requirements and policies applied to all graduate degrees  by the Council of Graduate Education.