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Master of Science in Occupational Safety & Health

master of science in occupational safety & health

Description

The Master of Science in Occupational Safety and Health degree program provides students with a flexible, relevant and current curriculum that includes opportunities for students to demonstrate a depth and breadth of knowledge in safety and health theory and technology necessary to lead and oversee the occupational safety and health efforts of a medium to large organization

Instructed by experienced safety experts, THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY’s online M.S. in occupational safety and health teaches students the relevant course information and instruction necessary to pursue a variety of leadership positions within the industry including chief safety officer, director of employee safety and health and more.

THE AU’s occupational safety and health degree programs meet the educational requirements mandated by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals for the Associate Safety Professional designation (ASP®) and the Certified Safety Professional designation (CSP®). THE AUs M.S. in occupational safety and health is a board-approved program through the Institute for Safety and Health Management.

Upon completion of the program, students should be able to do the following:
  • Evaluate the concepts of professional integrity.
  • Analyze processes that influence the control and management of organizations.
  • Explain how key international factors affect business.
  • Apply the various theories and methods associated with employee motivation and morale.

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Curriculum

The Master of Science in Occupational Safety and Health degree program provides students with a flexible, relevant, and current curriculum that includes opportunities for students to demonstrate a depth and breadth of knowledge in safety and health theory and technology necessary to lead and oversee the occupational safety and health efforts of a medium to large organization. The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) recognizes THE AU degrees for the application process under both the Associate Safety Professional designation and the Certified Safety Professional designation.

Major Requirements | Total Required Semester Hours: 24

CONCENTRATION COURSES : TOTAL REQUIRED SEMESTER HOURS: 12 HOURS

Department Contact Info

1717 K St NW, Washington, DC 20006, United States

Phone: +1 202-773-8688
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Tuition Rates

Our goal is to provide the strongest online academic programs at an affordable rate. On average, our tuition is less than half the cost of our competitors.

Ways to Save

Paying for school is possible. At THE AU, there are many Ways to Save including scholarships, Learning Partnerships and more.
  • Transfer Credits Accepted
  • Textbooks Included
  • Payment Options
  • Learning Partners Discount
  • Scholarships

Flexible Online Learning Options

Giving our students the flexibility they need to fit education into their busy schedules is at the core of our mission. Our courses are designed to accommodate working professionals, moms, dads, and anyone else who is balancing school with other life commitments.

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Start anytime with LifePace Learning®. Progress through your course in as early as four weeks or as long as 10 weeks.

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  • Complete Assignments at Your Own Pace
  • Enroll 365 Days a Year

Term Enrollment

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Complete assignments at your own pace while working within set course start and end dates. A term lasts approximately nine weeks.

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  • Weekly Assignments Keep You on Track
  • Choose From 11 Term Start Dates Per Year
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THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY provides student-centered support services that are personal, responsive and geared toward assisting students in achieving their educational goals. Caring, highly-trained faculty and staff create innovative educational programs that incorporate the latest instructional technology with challenging curriculums. THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY focuses on affordable, quality online instruction with a general education core that promotes lifelong learning and success.