Develop specialized knowledge in Environmental Safety and Health

  • Long standing quality programs dating back to the early 1970’s that has provided a network of Alumni in the Safety/Health Industry.
  • Class sizes are small affording one-on-one interaction with faculty who are leaders in the Safety Field.
  • Opportunity to apply for Internships outside of the certificate requirements.
  • Flexible certificate course selection that meets the needs of the student’s employer safety requirements.
  • Provides for additional marketable skills that will enable the student to pursue Safety and Health opportunities within their existing organization or new job experiences.


Faculty Bios

Victor LauriaAssistant Professor
Program Director of Emergency Management, Fire Science and Occupational Safety and Health Programs

M.S.-T.C. Eastern Michigan University

B.S. Northern Michigan University

Assistant Chief of Police (Ret.) Novi Police Department

Graduate FBI National Academy – Session #250


734 432-5438, 2418

Victor Lauria

Victor Lauria is an Assistant Professor in the Criminal Justice Department. He joined the full time faculty of Madonna University in 2015. Prior to joining Madonna, he served as an Assistant Chief of Police with the City of Novi. During his 28-year law enforcement career, Victor served in a wide variety of positions. He worked as a patrol officer, undercover narcotics officer, a K-9 handler, and detective, as well as numerous supervisory positions. His work has been recognized by the International Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association, National Retail Federation and the Michigan Association of Private Investigators. The National Geographic Channel profiled one of Victor's cases in the documentary film "The Science of Interrogation."

His favorite subjects to teach are interview and interrogation, and ethics.

In his free time, Victor enjoys spending time with his wife, Sherie, and their three children as well as hunting and fishing.

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