Online Human Factors and Ergonomics (HF/E) Certificate Program

About the Program:

This program will help you understand how to design work tasks, tools, and workstations to minimize cognitive and physical loads, reduce fatigue and injury, and improve productivity. Coursework includes topics on engineering, design, physiology, anthropometry, biomechanics, public health, statistics, environmental health sciences, exposure, risk assessment, root cause analysis, and more.

Created by experts at the University of California Ergonomics Research & Graduate Training Program and COEH, this program is designed to provide you with the tools, confidence, and competence to advance your career in HF/E. Receive training on the latest knowledge and best practices in HF/E, with a deep dive into advanced topics and graduate-level curriculum.

Courses can be taken individually or sequentially, allowing you to pick and choose which classes will best supplement your HF/E education and experience. If you have no formal training in HF/E, we strongly encourage you to take all six courses to optimize your effectiveness in the field and to prepare you for professional certification. 

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About the COEH Online Human Factors & Ergonomics Program

Registration Fees

Single Course Registration: $1,650

6-Course Package*: $9,450​

*Includes admission to Applied Skills in Ergonomics valued at $1,125! 

This 3-day, hands-on workshop is the perfect complement to online education and is held annually in Berkeley, CA.

BCPE, CCCPE, & BOC Certification Skills

The Online HF/E Program is mapped to Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (BCPE) certification skills to help prepare you for CPE certification. Courses can also be used to demonstrate competency and to help fulfill educational requirements by the Canadian College for the Certification of Professional Ergonomics (CCCPE).

Independent certifications like those offered by BCPE and CCPE can provide professional credibility, enhance your earning capacity, and give you a competitive advantage in the field, which will also maximize your impact. COEH is also an approved provider with The Board of Certification for Certified Athletic Trainers Certified Athletic Trainers, who are increasingly being recruited to work as ergonomic practitioners in industrial settings.


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