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Occupational Safety – Curriculum

Occupational Safety Curriculum
The curriculum for the Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to excel as a safety professional while working in a variety of different work environments. Additionally, this degree program includes a minor in Fire and Safety Engineering Technology to ensure that graduates are more valuable candidates to employers. Students will gain a fundamental understanding of fire science, and learn how to act quickly and efficiently in any emergency situation they may encounter. Students in the program will not only be competitive for a career in the safety industry they will also have an advantage over their competition by differentiating themselves with the minor is Fire and Safety Engineering Technology.

Explore occupational safety concepts and learn how to implement them. Gain perspective on safety and risk factors across different disciplines including safety, health and security. Study the role of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, their rules, regulations and enforcement policy. Learn to identify and analyze potential workplace hazards, infractions, and risks. Discover new ways to keep workers safe, and design and implement corrective safety measures. Immediately put theory into practice in your current career to create a safer workplace while securing your career as an occupational safety professional.

Program Requirements:

Major Requirements: 45 hours

Supporting Course Requirements: 75-77 hours

  • General Education Requirements: 36 hours
  • University Requirement: 4-6 hours (GSD 101; HEA 285)
  • Free Electives: 11 hours
  • Supporting Courses: 24 hours

Total Curriculum Requirements: 120-122 hours

 

Occupational Safety Core Courses

 

Occupational Safety Supporting Courses

State authorization link for co-op: http://ekuonline.eku.edu/state-authorization-status

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14 Responses to “Occupational Safety – Curriculum”

  1. Aaron Lauth says:

    Can this degree be completed totally online?

  2. Francis says:

    Am very much interested with the online degree.

    How many years does the whole degree programme take and what is the cost?

    I am almost completing my diploma in OH&S management with ICM(UK). Do I still have to start from first year?

    Regards,
    FRANCIS (KENYA)

    • csimone says:

      Hi Francis,

      Please visit this page for more information on tuition and fees: http://safetymanagement.eku.edu/admissions/tuition-and-fees/

      We do accept transfer credits, so you will need to speak to an enrollment advisor to determine which courses you can expect to transfer. This will also determine how long it will take you to finish the program. Please fill out the form on this page to get in touch with an enrollment advisor.

      Thank You

  3. Gene says:

    Will EKU accept work related experience and OSHA trainings

    • csimone says:

      Hi Gene,

      Unfortunately we do not accept work experience as credits. For more information please fill out the form on this page and an enrollment advisor will be able to go over this in more detail with you.

      Thanks!

  4. Josh says:

    If the degree is completed online, would i receive the same degree as i would if i attended on campus?

    • csimone says:

      Hi Josh, yes you would receive the same degree by completing the bachelor’s in Occupational Safety online. Thanks!

  5. mike says:

    Does EKU help with job placement after graduation, such as OSHA

  6. Buck says:

    Are any courses offered on site?

    Thanks

  7. Manny says:

    Do y’all accept safety certifications such as the CSHO (Cerified Safety and Health Official) or CSST (Cerified Site Safety Technician) as transferable credits?

    • Jennifer Gallard says:

      You would have to speak to an enrollment advisor on transfer credits.
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