Reaching New Levels of Responsibility in Safety Management
The risk of workplace injuries, illnesses and fatalities present a serious threat in any industry. Organizations rely heavily upon safety professionals to help them mitigate these risks and maintain a safe and healthy work environment. This graduate degree program helps students develop the skills and knowledge they need to effectively anticipate, recognize, evaluate, prevent and control workplace safety and occupational health hazards within numerous industries.
Through the focused curriculum, which includes writing case studies, writing safety policies and initiatives, and participating in collaborative projects, you will gain a solid foundation in the critical aspects of occupational safety, including:
The intensive research component will expose you to statistics and research methodology that is both applicable to the workplace and good preparation for a doctoral program. And through the graduate capstone project, you will explore a real-world safety problem, applying your new knowledge to develop a workable solution.
The Occupational Safety Management coursework also helps prepare students for certification by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.
Poised for Advancement. Prepared to Lead.
Upon completion of the program, your focused skill set and specialized degree will distinguish you as an astute and knowledgeable safety management professional. With this distinction, you will be ready to take on safety leadership positions—including director of safety, safety manager, safety consultant, compliance officer, and loss control manager—in virtually every occupational setting.
|SFTY 510||Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology||3|
|SFTY 530||Safety, Health and Environmental Legislation, Litigation & Compliance||3|
|SFTY 540||Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Response||3|
|SFTY 570||Fire Safety Management||3|
|SFTY 580||Environmental Protection for the Safety, Health and Environmental Manager||3|
|SFTY 590||Hazard Control Methods in Occupational Safety and Health||3|
|SFTY 600||Occupational Safety and Health Management||3|
|SFTY 619||Human Factors and Ergonomics||3|
|SFTY 630||System Safety Programs||3|
|SFTY 691||Graduate Capstone Course||3|
|RSCH 665||Statistical Analysis||3|
|RSCH 670||Research Methods||3|
|Total Degree Requirements||36|