Safety Management M.S.

Next Start Date May 17, 2021

12

Courses Required

$671

cost per credit hour

36

Total Credit Hours

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Degree Awarded: Master of Science in Safety Management

Preparing Risk Minimizers

The Master of Science in Safety Management offered by the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources prepares you to help companies follow state and federal regulations, while designing programs to prevent disease, injury, or damage to the environment. And with a strong job market - Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a 4 percent yearly increase in the number of jobs in this field through 2024 – you will be ready to respond to the needs of the public and employers, to inspect hazardous situations, and to investigate and administer government regulations.

Learning Formats
  • Online Asynchronous
Start Dates
  • May 17, 2021
  • August 18, 2021
  • January 10, 2022
  • May 16, 2022

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Fast Five

  1. The degree is awarded by the WVU College of Engineering and has been ABET-accredited since 1993.
  2. Military Friendly – The Safety Management program is the only online program that will count your armed forces training.
  3. Multiple start dates per year.
  4. No campus visits required.
  5. Job placement rates near 100 percent.

The Master’s of Science with a major in Safety Management is accredited by the Applied and Natural Sciences Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET. The Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering offers the online Master of Science in Safety Management for those seeking careers in occupational health and safety. Graduates will be able to identify hazards in the workplace, design and implement procedures to protect workers, investigate workplace accidents, and conduct training on safety procedures. The job market for safety professionals is strong—the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports a 4 percent yearly increase in the number of jobs in this field through 2024.

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