Certificate & Applied Certificate in Ergonomics

Help build healthier work environments

As an ergonomics student at UFred, you’ll learn to focus on developing crucial ergonomic skills to address workplace safety, prevent injuries, and minimize the risks of prolonged working hours in an inadequate working environment.

Tackle and analyze workstation design - and gain a holistic understanding of how to consult organizations and employees on work environment design topics


Program overviews

Certificate courses

2 total

Certificate duration

16 weeks

Certificate tuition

$1,900 in total

(paid all at once or one course at a time)

Certificate format

Fully online

Applied Certificate courses

3 total

Applied Certificate duration

32 weeks

Applied Certificate tuition

$2,850 in total

(paid all at once or one course at a time)

Applied Certificate format

Fully online

Application deadlines

August 9, 2024

October 4, 2024

*You'll need to apply at least 2 weeks before the start date.

Course start dates

September 2, 2024

October 28, 2024

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Course details

Course schedule & details

In both the certificate and applied certificate tracks, you’ll take two foundational courses.

As an applied certificate student, you’ll also take a guided practicum, giving you additional professional experience to round out your studies.

The UFred School of Occupational Health & Safety (OHS)

Our School of OHS offers online Associate Degrees, courses, certificates and diploma program options, allowing you to get certification and position yourself as a capable occupational safety practitioner.

OHS programs

Fees and funding
Applied Certificate Tuition
32 weeks
Tuition for the full Applied Certificate in Ergonomics program can be paid all at once or one course at a time.


 in total

Certificate Tuition
16 weeks
Tuition for the full Certificate in Ergonomics program can be paid all at once or one course at a time.


 in total

Additional costs

Paying by course: $950 per course

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Admission requirements

Entry requirements

We’ll advise you every step of the way – and help you understand our undergraduate, master’s and MBA entry requirements – to make applying easy.

Our online model

Fair pricing

Thanks to our fully online teaching environment, we can charge less for our programs while still offering you a high-value educational experience.

Freedom to learn

Online learning means having more freedom: no need to travel, no need to attend multiple classes during business hours.

Online campus

You'll get the same education, networking and collaboration opportunities on-campus programs offer - through our online campus.


All of our services are available to you digitally: a library, a bookstore, support from advisors and peers, and instructor office hours.

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