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Occupational Safety

Eastern Kentucky University

B.Sc. On Campus Online
48 months
Duration
19338 USD/year
19338 USD/year
9266 USD/year
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About

The Occupational Safety program of Eastern Kentucky University is for students with an interest in working in the fields of safety and health.

Overview

Course materials of the Occupational Safety program of Eastern Kentucky University cover everything from OSHA inspections and employee training to workers compensation and auditing. 

Course topics include:

  • Hazardous Materials
  • Construction Safety
  • Legal Aspects of Fire and Safety
  • Safety and Health Program Managemen

Who Would be Interested in Occupational Safety?

Students with an interest in:
  • Ensuring employees work in a safe environment
  • Managing the safety/risk management/environmental health functions in an industrial or manufacturing setting

Why Occupational Safety?

Degree Benefits
  • Safety specialists and managers are in demand nationwide.
  • The national average starting salary for Occupational Safety and Health Professionals is $63,230, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Course topics cover everything from OSHA and construction safety to industrial safety and hazardous materials.
  • Students that complete this degree are well-rounded and marketable for a variety of careers within the health and safety fields.
  • Graduates are qualified for the Institute of Safety and Health Management's Associate Safety Health Manager (ASHM) designation.
  • The program is currently pursuing ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering & Technology) accreditation.
  • The degree also fulfills requirements for a minor in Fire and Safety Engineering Technology.
Learn from the Best
  • Faculty members are nationally and internationally known for their teaching, research and dedication to the safety fields.
  • Most importantly, the professors in this program are especially dedicated to student success and are involved in every aspect of health and safety.
Independent Study and Internship Opportunities
  • All students in the Occupational Safety program are encouraged to complete a Co-Op as part of the program.
  • Students can choose to work with a professor through an Independent Study, which allows them to pursue specific topics of interest.

Career Opportunities

Careers examples:
  • Construction Site Safety Manager
  • OSHA Trainer
  • Plant Safety Manager
  • Safety Technician
  • Industrial Safety Coordinator
  • Environmental Health and Safety Officer
  • Corporate Safety Director

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Amazon
  • Dupont
  • Marathon
  • Aramco
  • Corning

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Safety Studies
  • Applied Fire and Safety Analysis
  • Legal Aspects of Fire Protection and Safety
  • Principles of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Principles of Occupational Safety and Health Legislation
  • Hazardous Materials

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.
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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).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.5

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.
71
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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an online application for the term (Fall, Spring or Summer) you would like to begin.
  • Pay the required $35.00 USD application processing fee.
  • Submit a copy of your passport information page proving a valid passport.
  • Submit complete secondary school records reflecting a cumulative grade of 75% (2.5 GPA equivalent) or higher. 
  • Submit an official copy of High School Diploma or Graduation Certificate.
  • Provide a declaration of finances showing an account balance of no less than $34,745 USD in the form of a bank statement with a letter of authorization from the account holder.
  • Demonstrated English language proficiency. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9669 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9669 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    9266 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4633 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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