A minimum of 15 credits are required for completion, and nine of which must be earned in courses numbered 500 and above. Nine credits must be graded. Coursework counted toward the APEOH graduate certificate must be relevant to meeting the APEOH program goals. There are no restrictions on credit sharing between a graduate certificate and a graduate degree program. No credit sharing is allowed between multiple graduate certificates.
Successful completion of a Graduate Certificate Program requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 for courses required for the Certificate and a grade of 2.7 or higher for each course counted toward the certificate.
Students enrolled in the Advanced Practice Environmental and Occupational Health (APEOH) Graduate Certificate Program are expected to discuss their course plan with their certificate faculty advisor at the beginning of the program. Quarterly update from the student and advising meeting are required.
For the APEOH students on the Northwest Education and Research Center (ERC) Training Grant, courses with an asterisk (*) are in the “Work and Health” traineeship curriculum approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and courses with two asterisks (**) are required for the WH trainees.