Earn an Executive Program in Safety Management Certificate


If you’re an experienced safety professional, you can take your expertise to even greater depths and your professional development to even greater heights with this certificate.

Certificate in Executive Program in Safety Management

All ASSP certificate programs are designed so professionals can take a series of courses related to certain occupational safety and health topics or concepts, then master those areas and gain expertise. This program — a natural extension of ASSP’s Certificate in Safety Management — is built for safety professionals looking to achieve the highest level of performance. It features contemporary safety management methods and influential leadership strategies.

Certificate Eligibility

You are eligible for this program if you satisfy one of the following criteria:

  • Have earned the ASSP Certificate in Safety Management
  • Hold the CSP, CHMM, ARM, OHST, CHST, CIH or CSHM certification
  • Are a professional member of ASSP
  • Hold a baccalaureate degree, plus five years’ experience in OSH
  • Are a professional engineer working in the safety field

Exec-Cert_GettyImages-481200300What You Will Learn

Complete the ASSP Executive Program in Safety Management and be able to:

  • Manage safety by applying the methods established by recognized contemporary management innovators, behavioral scientists and great leaders in safety
  • Add another dimension to safety management in your organization by applying strategy and techniques focused on risk, business, and human and organizational performance
  • Exhibit the unique traits of successful leaders to inspire your workforce in their safety performance, as well as strengthen your connection with senior leaders
  • Introduce new concepts in safety management and leadership to your workplace

Course Requirements

To obtain this certificate, complete all required coursework within two years, including:

Mandatory Courses (3.5 CEUs)

Elective Courses (1.4 CEUs)

Fourteen hours of electives are needed to complete the CEU requirement for the certificate. Electives are taken in addition to the certificate’s mandatory courses. You can choose any ASSP elective courses that best serve your professional interests. We offer a variety of in-person and online events where they can be completed:

Final Essay (.1 CEU)

Reflect on what you’ve learned and create a plan for implementation. Details are provided during the mandatory courses.

How to Earn ASSP's Executive Program in Safety Management Certificate

Complete within two years:

  1. Mandatory Courses
  2. Elective Courses
  3. Final Essay
  4. Submit request for certificate to Please provide:

    • The name of the certificate program you've completed
    • Your ASSP ID #
    • Your name as you would like it to appear on your certificate
    • Your mailing address, daytime telephone number, and email address
    • Any supporting documentation

NOTE: Only ASSP LearnEx courses, ASSP face-to-face courses, and ASSP webinars and virtual symposia can be counted toward ASSP certificate program electives. The ASSP Professional Development Conference, and programs delivered by ASSP regions or chapters or other organizations are not eligible to satisfy elective requirements.

Why Earn a Professional Certificate From ASSP?

ASSP has a long-standing reputation for delivering top-quality OSH education and training that members can immediately put into practice — giving you an advantage in your workplace, in your industry and in the safety profession.

  • Further your education to signify a commitment to your profession, potentially opening the door for more opportunities and higher earnings with current or potential employers
  • Acquire an area of technical OSH expertise, and become an indispensable asset and valuable resource to your team or future team
  • Quickly expand your professional network by learning alongside other safety professionals while obtaining your certificate

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