Master's Degree with a Concentration in Occupational Safety
Ensure the Safety of Workers Everywhere
Building on the core curriculum of the Master’s Degree in Safety, Security and Emergency Management, a concentration in Occupational Safety prepares students with the knowledge they’ll need to become active and respected leaders in the field of safety.
Students who choose the concentration in Occupational Safety as part of their Master’s Degree in Safety, Security and Emergency Management will focus their studies on the analysis, prevention, and management of workplace safety and security.
Learn how different types of work environments (industrial, construction, and corporate) operate as well as the unique threats, hazards and risks involved with each. Students will learn to develop initial safety procedures and emergency response policies, while accounting for the governmental regulatory requirements for health and safety. In addition, students will perform analysis and investigation of hazard and threat control principles for personal and environmental safety.
Develop the advanced knowledge and skills you’ll need to excel as an occupational safety professional. Earning your Master’s Degree online from Eastern Kentucky University’s Safety Security and Emergency Management program helps you take advantage of promotion opportunities, while allowing you to secure your current position. In addition, you’ll be better equipped to make an impact on your community by creating a safer and healthier place to work.
Occupational Safety Topics Include:
- Industrial Safety Management
- Hazard Control Principles
- Risk Identification and Countermeasures
- Construction Safety
- Regulatory Requirements for Health and Safety
- Corporate Compliance
- Development of Safety Programs
- Emergency Management
- Environmental Compliance
- Threat Control Principles
- Workplace Risk Factors
- Security Functions
- Fire Safety
- Management Techniques