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NIOSH Education and Research Centers (ERCs)

NIOSH currently funds 17 university-based Education and Research Centers (ERC). The goal of the ERCs is to provide an adequate supply of qualified personnel, including occupational and environmental health nurses, by providing education.  ERCs offer academic and continuing education programs, training and research opportunities.  To access information on the programs available, select a Center and view the Centers course listings.

All NIOSH Education and Research Centers

Central Appalachian Regional Education and Research Center
Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety
Heartland Center for Occupational Health & Safety
Harvard Education and Research Center
Illinois Education and Research Center
Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center
Michigan Education and Research Center
Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety
Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center
New York/New Jersey Education and Research Center
North Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center
Northern California Education and Research Center
Northwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety
Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center
Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Southern California Education and Research Center
Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Sunshine Education and Research Center
University of Cincinnati Education and Research Center