Master of Science in Occupational Safety & Health

The Master of Science in Occupational Safety and Health degree will provide students with a relevant and current curriculum that will include opportunities for students to demonstrate a depth and breadth of knowledge in safety and health theory and technology necessary to lead and oversee the occupational safety and health efforts of a medium to large organization.

CSU’s occupational safety and health degree programs meet the educational requirements mandated by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals for the Associate Safety Professional designation (ASP) and the Certified Safety Professional designation (CSP).

To achieve the objective of this program, the following learning outcomes have been established:

  1. Students will be able to manage occupational safety and health efforts within an organization.
  2. Students will be able to provide expert input and consultation in safety and health related matters.
  3. Students will be able to manage workplace analysis and hazard prevention and control processes.
  4. Students will be able to serve as an advocate for occupational safety and health.

General Concentration

The General concentration is designed for students to meet their specific educational goals and enhance their career opportunities.

Estimated time of completion of this program is three years.

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Graduates will successfully complete 36 semester hours outlined below
Semester Hours
Major Requirements 24
Concentration 12
Total 36
Master of Science in Occupational Safety and Health Requirements 24
MBA 5652 - Research Methods 3
MHR 6551 - Training and Development 3
MOS 5101 - Safety and Accident Prevention 3
MOS 5201 - Safety Engineering 3
MOS 5301 - Fire Protection Technology 3
MOS 5425 - Advanced Toxicology 3
MOS 6301 - Advanced Industrial Hygiene 3
MOS 6701 - Advanced Ergonomics 3
General Concentration 12
MBA 6301 - Business Ethics 3
MOS 5525 - Integrated Safety Management Systems 3
MOS 6625 - System Safety Engineering 3
MOS 6801 - Emergency Management 3
Total 36 Semester Hours

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