Total Worker Health® graduate certificate program

NC OSHERC markMission
To train students from diverse disciplines to work effectively together to protect and promote workers’ health. As Total Worker Health® practitioners, graduates will be equipped to plan, implement and evaluate comprehensive workplace interventions as part of an interdisciplinary team.

A 3 course, 9-credit hour graduate certificate, with courses covering:

  • Critical issues in work, worker and workplace health
  • Essential methods for evaluating worker and workplace health
  • Planning, implementing and evaluating Total Worker Health® interventions

This program is open to degree-seeking, matriculated students in the graduate and professional schools. The certificate is intended to complement and enhance the skills a student brings from their primary discipline.

Program Director
Laura Linnan, ScD
Senior Associate Dean, Academic and Student Affairs
Gillings School of Global Public Health
Professor Department of Health Behavior
Director, Carolina Collaborative for Research on Work and Health
Director, Total Worker Health® Certificate Program, NC OSHERC

For more information, visit the Total Worker Health® webpage.

Director: Leena Nylander-French, PhD, CIH
CB #7431, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7431
(919) 966-3826

Director of Outreach and Continuing Education: John A. Staley, PhD, MSEH
CB #7502, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7502
Outreach and Continuing Education Program Manager: Emily McAden, MSPH
Office Administrator: Julie Maness Myers
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