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If you're passionate about creating healthier work environments, promoting workplace wellness, and seeking to achieve career satisfaction with a work-life balance, then consider our post-baccalaureate certificate in Occupational Health Nursing (OHN). 

New or experienced Registered Nurses (RNs) can unlock exciting opportunities through an OHN certification. Expand your knowledge by taking on crucial roles in developing and leading programs that advocate for employee health, manage employee cases, educate staff, promote healthy behaviors, and assist leadership in overall workplace health and safety. Join us for your next career adventure. 

Full-time students may be eligible to receive full or partial financial support. 


  • Examining and preparing students for various roles in OHN work, the OHN post-bachelor's curriculum preps nurses for board certification in occupational health nursing.
  • Available online, students will complete the program in 5 courses.
  • The program examines workplace hazards and prevention, risk management, occupational safety, and health programs and promotion.
  • Learn from our experienced instructors who thoroughly understand the industry.


The OHN post-bachelor's certificate will prepare nurses to perform:

  • Nursing basics within the workplace
  • Health promotion
  • Health and safety assessments and management
  • Case management
  • Counseling and crisis management
  • Legal and regulatory compliance
  • Other activities related to managing the health of a workforce


  • An OHN works in private companieshospitals, clinics, labor organizations, consulting, academia, government agencies, construction, laboratories, manufacturing, and more.
  • The American Board for Occupational Health Nurses, Inc. (ABOHN) has approved our program to satisfy 2,000 of the 3,000 work-related hours required to apply for the certification exam.
  • OHNs are employable and critically needed nationally.



start your path to admissions today

  • Program Requirements

    To apply to the Post-Bachelor's Certificate in Occupational Health Nursing, you must:

    • Hold a minimum 3.0 GPA
    • Have a current and active RN license
    • Hold a bachelor's degree
  • Step 1: Apply to WSU

    This program is jointly offered by Weber State University, the University of Utah, and the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health. Enrollment is exclusively through Weber State University.

    WSU is an open-enrollment university, you can apply anytime by visiting the link above. Don't forget, once a Wildcat always a Wildcat. If you've taken a WSU course in the past (including concurrently) please visit Return to Weber for more information.

  • Step 2: Advisement

    Once you have a W#, please set up an appointment with our Academic Advisor below for more information and opportunities.

    They will provide you with critical information and assist with a curriculum plan to meet your career goals.


  • Step 3: Registration

    Visit Weber State University's Registration.

    Find the next available semester to register for and double check your registration time through your e-weber portal. 




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