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Occupational Health & Safety Management

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OnlineU Most Affordable Online DegreesWhen federal, state, and local governments establish workplace safety laws, occupational health and safety professionals enforce them. These professionals dedicate their careers to keeping work environments hazard-free and safe for employees. Athens State University’s online Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health and Safety Management will train you to protect workers and ready you for a meaningful career in occupational safety.

Our curriculum will expose you to a variety of experiences you can expect in the field. We’ll show you how to identify and mitigate potential risks to workers. You’ll develop preventive strategies and response plans that ensure all workers have a safe work environment.

Occupational Health and Safety Careers

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects the employment of occupational safety professionals to grow 4% between 2019 and 2029.
Our BS in Occupational Health and Safety Management can lead to career opportunities such as:

  • Risk manager
  • Safety and health manager
  • Environment, health, and safety (EHS) program director
  • Loss control specialist

Qualified Academic Program

Occupational Health and Safety is now GSP certified

Athens State University’s Bachelor of Science in Occupational Health and Safety Management has been reviewed by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) and approved as a Graduate Safety Practitioner® (GSP®) Qualified Academic Program (QAP), providing the program’s graduates the opportunity to apply with BCSP for the GSP designation after graduation.

The GSP meets the credential requirement for the Certified Safety Professional® (CSP®), the “gold standard” in safety certification, allowing those who hold the designation to waive the Associate Safety Professional® (ASP®) certification examination. It demonstrates accomplishment and commitment to professional development.

Pursue Your Dream Job in Business

A degree in Occupational Health & Safety Management from Athens State University can prepare you for a rewarding career in a variety of industries. Prepare for lucrative, in-demand employment opportunities in a supportive, flexible learning environment.

  • $70K Median 2019 Salary for Occupational Health & Safety Specialists with a Bachelor's Degree


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