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M.S. Occupational Safety and Health
Columbia Southern University

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Program Information

The Master of Science in Occupational Safety and Health degree will provide students with a relevant and current curriculum that will include opportunities for students to demonstrate a depth and breadth of knowledge in safety and health theory and technology necessary to lead and oversee the occupational safety and health efforts of a medium to large organization.

CSU’s occupational safety and health degree programs meet the educational requirements mandated by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals for the Associate Safety Professional designation (ASP) and the Certified Safety Professional designation (CSP).

General Concentration

The General concentration is designed for students to meet their specific educational goals and enhance their career opportunities.

To achieve the objective of this program, the following learning outcomes have been established:

  1. Students will be able to manage occupational safety and health efforts within an organization.
  2. Students will be able to provide expert input and consultation in safety and health related matters.
  3. Students will be able to manage workplace analysis and hazard prevention and control processes.
  4. Students will be able to serve as an advocate for occupational safety and health.

CSU also offers a completely online MSOSH degree in the concentration of Environmental Management.

Estimated time of completion of this program is three years.

AccreditationDistance Education and Training Council
RequirementsMust have a bachelor's degree
On Campus RequirementThere are no on campus requirements.
Delivery FormatEntirely Online
Education LevelMaster
Cost Per CreditUndergraduate: $200 per credit hour, Graduate: $265 per credit hour, Doctorate: $300 per credit hour. Textbooks included.