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Occupational Safety and Health Management

Grand Valley State University

B.Sc. On Campus
48 months
Duration
19750 USD/year
18844 USD/year
13244 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Occupational Safety and Health Management curriculum at  Grand Valley State University  is designed to fulfill the undergraduate educational requirements of those wishing to enter the professional safety field. 

Overview

These laws are extensive and profoundly affect every element of our society. The demand for competent, fully qualified safety professionals to assume positions within government, industry, and community agencies is increasing. Grand Valley’s B.S in occupational safety and health management degree is structured to provide students with the proper balance of safety management and scientific training required in the field. The program prepares graduates for careers in both the private and public sectors.

About the degree

The B.S. in Occupational Safety and Health Management degree  at  Grand Valley State University is recognized by the Institute for Safety and Health Management. Such recognition permits GVSU's OSHM graduates to apply for the Associate Safety and Health Manager's (ASHM) designation. Two additional years of work experience and the graduate can seek the Certified Safety & Health Manager's designation. Individuals graduating from non-recognized programs must work five years before applying for certification.

Career opportunities in West Michigan, as well as the rest of the country, continue to abound with the increased emphasis on workplace safety and health. Career opportunities for GVSU/B.S. in OSHM graduates is very good. Entry level starting salaries continue to rise locally and nationally. Starting salaries currently are in the $40/$55K range. Grand Valley OSHM graduates are also eligible to seek advanced degrees up to the doctorate in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, and Environmental Safety & Health.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Strategies in Writing 
  • Hazard Control 
  • Health and Safety Techniques 
  • Principles of Loss Control 
  • Behavioral Aspects of Safety 
  • Internship Preparation 
  • Critical Incident Analysis 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • International Application
  • $30 Application Fee
  • Personal Statement
  • Transcripts
  • Test Scores
  • Verification of Financial Support

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19750 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19750 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    18844 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18844 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    13244 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13244 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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