Master’s Degree with a Concentration in Labor and Employment
Establish Yourself as a Leader and Advocate for Worker Safety
Building on the foundation established by the core curriculum of the Master’s Degree in Safety, Security and Emergency Management, a Concentration in Labor and Employment prepares students with the knowledge you’ll need to become an effective leader and administrator in the field of safety.
Students who choose the Concentration in Labor and Employment as a part of their Master’s Degree in Safety, Security and Emergency Management will focus their studies on the specific labor laws, employee issues and regulations that directly affect safety professionals.
Learn about labor laws and employment regulations from the perspective of a safety professional. Discover the unique factors that influence workers compensation, collective bargaining, labor law, and employment policy in the field of safety, security and emergency management. Explore the professional role of an administrator tasked with keeping employees safe and healthy. Discover what it takes to ensure professional safety standards and regulations are adhered to. Explore how to do what’s best for the company while keeping workers safe, free from discrimination and aware of their employee rights.
Develop the advanced knowledge and skills you’ll need to excel as a labor and employment specialist. 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.
Labor and Employment Topics Include:
Labor and Policy Issues
National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
OSHA Recordkeeping Practices
The Civil Rights Act
The Disabilities Act
New Labor Legislation