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Occupational Safety – Curriculum

Secure Your Career with a Master’s Degree
The online Master of Science in Safety, Security and Emergency Management program from EKU prepares currently employed safety, fire, public service, security, business and military professionals with an advanced education that is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to evolve your career and become a respected leader in the field. You’ll stay competitive as a working professional, while building your professional network through interactions with other students in various roles and stages in their careers, and faculty involved in the safety, security and emergency management field.

Throughout the core of the program you’ll examine the roles and responsibilities of leadership in fire, safety and security. Discover the administrative principles of organizing and managing a successful team in this dynamic field. Learn to develop policy, establish objectives, and understand the impact of your decisions. The program also covers the legal and regulatory side of working in the safety and security industry, as well as labor laws and how to conduct a safety audit.

A Complete Safety Education
The Master’s Degree in Safety, Security, and Emergency Management with a concentration in Occupational Safety features a group of core courses designed to provide an advanced and well rounded safety, security and emergency management foundation. These graduate level courses establish the groundwork for your elected concentration to build on. The core of the program is an advanced examination of safety, leadership, legal issues, compliance, emergency response, research, auditing, and more.

Safety, Security and Emergency Management Core Courses

Safety, Security and Emergency Management General Electives

Occupational Safety
Research, investigate and learn how to prevent hazards and accidents in the workplace. From the construction site to the field and into the office, learn about the personal and environmental risks, regulations, emergency practices and safety issues associated with different environments.

Occupational Safety Concentration Electives

* If pursuing a specific concentration in Occupational Safety, all of the above courses must be completed. However, these courses are also available as electives towards another concentration or towards a multi- disciplinary concentration.

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

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3 Responses to “Occupational Safety – Curriculum”

  1. Dominic says:

    How long does this program take to complete?
    Is the entire process online; do I have to travel to KY?
    Is this program accredited in the “eyes” of the VA?

  2. Luis Lara says:

    How much does the program cost? How many credits to graduate?

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