The Online Human Factors and Ergonomics Certificate Program is designed to provide you with the tools, confidence, and competence to advance your career in Human Factors and Ergonomics (HF/E). Created by experts at the University of California Ergonomics Research & Graduate Training Program and Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH), this online program delivers training on the latest knowledge and best practices in HF/E and provides a deeper dive into advanced topics and graduate-level curriculum.
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.
The Online HF/E Program is also 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 (CCPE). 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.