The consequences of an unsafe working environment can be both costly and deadly. That’s why organizations value the work of occupational safety management professionals. They help keep employees safe and the bottom line successful.
The M.S. in Occupational Safety Management at Embry-Riddle Worldwide will prepare you to effectively manage workplace safety and occupational health hazards in diverse environments.
Master of Science in Occupational Safety Management
If you think an M.S. in Occupational Safety Management is right for you, take the next step toward your education by seeing what our Worldwide Campus has to offer.
At ERAU’s Worldwide Campus, you can complete all of your coursework online. You can still interact with fellow classmates and faculty through simulations, case studies, hands-on activities, and discussions.
And with more than 150 Worldwide Campus locations scattered around the globe, you’ll always have a place to go if you seek career counseling or administrative support.
Being a part of the ERAU family means you’ll learn from distinguished faculty members whose professional experience complements their academic backgrounds.
The M.S. in Occupational Safety Management degree program, in particular, is led by faculty members who have proven expertise in safety or related fields, including industrial hygiene, environmental science/engineering, ergonomics/human factors, and systems safety. And some are also highly credentialed in their specific fields — Certified Safety Professionals, Professional Engineers, and a Certified Industrial Hygienist.
Through your rigorous academic experience, you’ll acquire the knowledge, skills, and abilities to succeed as a safety professional or in a leadership position in the safety, health, and environmental fields. You’ll also obtain the background needed to work toward becoming a Certified Safety Professional.
Many students in the program are already professionals in the safety industry, so class discussions may focus on real-world, firsthand experiences. And if you’re a working professional yourself, you can compare notes and begin applying your knowledge as you complete the program.
Professionals who hold graduate degrees in safety are in high demand and are predicted to be for some time. An M.S. in Occupational Safety Management prepares you for occupational safety, health, and environmental managerial positions in a variety of industries — from manufacturing and construction to military and government.
Occupational Safety Management graduates are in-demand candidates for careers in the following professions:
While working in the construction industry and in steel erection, Matthew Griffith (M.S. Occupational Safety Management, 2013) decided to pursue his master’s degree at ERAU. He accepted a safety management position before he even completed his degree, and he’s now employed as a safety manager in the construction field.