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ALL TOPICS TAGGED: Certifications

June 28, 2018

Alumni Stories: Firefighter Turned Risk Control Specialist Shares Passion for Safety

When you find your passion, it can be a beautiful thing. Take David Combs, a risk control specialist with a Pensacola, Florida, insurance company. He’s a man who is doing what he likes and helping to protect lives in the process—something he has done since his days as a firefighter.

January 30, 2018

Safety Professionals, ISHM Certification Can Boost Employment Appeal

While a safety degree can chart your career in OSH, adding a few certifications will boost your resume and your appeal to employers. Not to mention, certifications give you the opportunity to add designations to your signature. One of the key certifications in occupational safety and health is offered by the Institute of Safety and Health Management (ISHM), a well-respected, accredited credentialing body that provides certifications for safety and health professionals.

January 4, 2018

How Your Safety Degree Can Get You One Step Closer to Your CSPĀ® [Webinar]

For safety professionals, the Certified Safety Professional (CSP®) designation is perhaps the most respected certification in the field. In this webinar, Dr. Dan Corcoran, academic program director for occupational safety and health at CSU, discusses how the B.S. in occupational safety and health could get you one step closer to your CSP. 

December 11, 2017

5 Types of Transfer Credits to Count Toward Your Degree [Infographic]

Did you know that transfer credits can include more than previous coursework? Transfer credits could possibly include previous training, certifications and professional licenses – and all of these could be counted toward your degree program.
 

November 9, 2017

Ask These 5 Questions Before Transitioning into a Civilian Career

Making the change from military to civilian life can be tough, especially for those who aren’t sure what they want to do outside of their service. Assessing your strengths and utilizing them in the next chapter of your life will lead to a successful, fulfilled life as a civilian. Go through these questions to identify the possible next steps for your career.

July 25, 2017

Need a Change? How to Navigate a Career Change in Your 40s

According to a 2014 Gallup Poll, less than one-third of U.S. workers feel engaged in their jobs. Dissatisfaction like this in the workplace is what causes many individuals to change career paths later in life. If you are considering a dramatic career change, here are four tips to transition with ease.