Interdisciplinary Education and Training

CARERC combines the academic resources of four colleges at the University of Kentucky (UK) and Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) to provide a fully equipped and recognized resource for occupational safety and health research and training in Central Appalachia. As a result of this forward-looking partnership between two leading institutions of higher education, we are proud to offer graduate programs and continuing education in

  • Mining Engineering Safety and Health
  • Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing
  • Occupational Epidemiology
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Occupational Safety
  • Agricultural Safety and Health

CARERC serves as a resource for industry, labor, government agencies, and other stakeholders while, at the same time, preparing men and women for rewarding careers in research, education, private sector leadership, and policy development.