New York Medical College

School of Health Sciences and Practice

Graduate Certificate In Industrial Hygiene


Pamela Suett
Director of Recruitment


Department Chair:

Diane Heck, PhD

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onlineThe Industrial Hygiene graduate certificate is offered on-campus and in a fully online distance education format.


This 15-credit certificate is designed to provide professionals with the skills required to function as Industrial Hygienists and to prepare them for certification. It provides an integrated and multi-disciplinary approach to the management of safety issues in the workplace. Students completing this certificate will be prepared to either enter or advance in the field of industrial hygiene in a diverse array of workplace settings. Students will be prepared to function as Industrial Hygienists in both the public and the private sectors including industrial, corporate, public service, academic, and medical work environments.

Students in this program may come from varied fields including industry, public health, law enforcement, hospitals and healthcare services. Completion of the Certificate in Industrial Hygiene will fulfill the coursework in Industrial Hygiene required for admission to the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) examination. Successful completion of this certificate will also provide training to prepare students to sit for certification examinations given by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) and the Council on Certification of Health, Environmental and Safety Technologists (CCHEST).