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Certificate in Occupational Safety & Environmental Compliance

About the Program

Occupational Safety experts assess exposure to, evaluate the consequences of, and institute techniques for control of occupational hazards. Environmental Compliance experts perform and maintain industrial hygiene, safety engineering, environmental sanitation, fire protection and/or radiological health. Georgia Southern’s graduate certificate in Occupational Safety & Environmental Compliance helps students explore solutions to a variety of current issues.

Program Contact Information

Dr. Shaowen Xu
Graduate Program Director

Admission Requirements

  1. Have an undergraduate or graduate degree from an accredited institution.
  2. Have an undergraduate GPA of 2.75 or higher and /or a graduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  3. Be admitted to The Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies.

*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service and must be a course by course evaluation and include a GPA. (



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*The application and all ​​required documents listed on the “admissions requirements” tab​ for the program must be received by the deadline.  If all required documents are not received by the deadline your application will not be considered for admission.

Last updated: 1/12/2021