What so many take for granted has inspired you. Somehow you are the one who identifies hazards that are unnoticed by others and you enjoy it when you have the opportunity to mitigate danger. A career in safety will fulfill your desire to make the world a safer place for all and you recognize the value this occupation brings to humanity.
The bachelor’s degree in Aerospace and Occupational Safety at Embry-Riddle is a stimulating discipline that will prepare you for a leadership role in this field, bringing benefits to all areas of life, work, and recreation.
Bachelor of Science in Aerospace and Occupational Safety
You’ll have direct access to a dedicated and focused faculty who bring years of experience in the field of aviation and industrial safety. You will study authentic scenarios and learn critical analysis. In the Crash Lab, you’ll examine aviation accidents and you’ll be called upon to evaluate projects from other areas of the University to identify potential hazards. Student clubs and organizations will provide not only recreation, but the opportunity to improve student life by contributing to building a safer campus environment.
ERAU’s long history, focused on safety, has positioned us to offer an unmatched learning experience concentrating on exposing and minimizing potential hazards.
Because of the multidisciplinary course material, students graduate prepared to work not only in the aviation industry but also in non-aerospace areas.
This program teaches you to provide safety management expertise to companies following federal standards from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Defense (DOD), Department of Transportation (DOT), and Department of Energy (DOE), as well as state environment, health, hygiene, and workplace standards. The curriculum also meets the Aviation Accreditation Board International (AABI) standards.
Aerospace and Occupational Safety graduates are in-demand candidates for positions in industry, government, and research. Every business entity is obligated to maintain safe and hazard-free workspaces for its employees and it is safety officers who are responsible to ensure compliance.
Aerospace and Occupational Safety graduates are in-demand candidates for careers in the following professions and with the following industry leaders: