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Occupational Safety is the practice of ensuring safe and healthful working conditions for all workplace settings. This minor blends practical experience with knowledge of applicable laws and standards to provide students with a solid foundation in this field of study. Individuals from all sectors of society will benefit from having a better understanding of workplace safety. This minor can be completed 100% online or in-person.

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Curriculum

An occupational safety minor includes curriculum from the following areas of study:

  • Fundamentals and basic measurements in occupational safety
  • Safety education
  • Introduction to OSHA
  • Environmental Management
  • Industrial Hygiene

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Degree Opportunities

An Occupational Safety minor complements a range of majors across the university. Some of these include:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Public Health
  • Public Administration
  • Criminal Law/Business Law
  • Forensic Science