Bachelor of Science in Occupational SafetyEastern Kentucky University

Eastern Kentucky University

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Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety

The Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety from Eastern Kentucky University is a thorough examination of the safety industry including the rules, regulations, and training that keeps our world and the places we work safe.

EKU students in the online bachelor's in Occupational Safety master these safety professional responsibilities:

  • Regulatory Compliance: Know exactly where to find an answer to a regulatory question quickly.
  • Education and Training: Learn communication and presentations skills to better train your employees on health and safety compliance issues in today's litigious world.
  • Workers Compensation: Learn the foundations of this often tricky area of the profession.
  • Auditing: Break down a job by steps to identify all hazards, and then eliminate and control to keep workers safe.
  • OSHA Inspections: Know what to expect, how to be prepared and how to deal with inspections.

AccreditationEastern Kentucky University is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) which is recognized by both the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) and the United States Department of Education (USDE)
On Campus RequirementNone
Delivery FormatOnline
Education LevelBachelor
Credits Required120
Credits to Complete120
Number of starts Dates5
Course Length8