Occupational safety is a rapidly growing industry and safety professionals are in high demand nationwide. Learn marketable skills from internationally-known faculty that will help you protect today’s workforce. The Eastern Kentucky University Occupational Safety Bachelor of Science degree is available 100% on campus or online.

Degree Concentrations

Bachelor’s (on campus or online) M.S. in Safety, Security and Emergency Management
Occupational Safety Occupational Safety (on campus or online)
Corporate Security (online)
Emergency Management and Disaster Resilience (online)
Construction Safety (online)
Healthcare Safety (online)
Supply Chain Safety and Security (online)
Safety Leadership (online)


Job Opportunities for Graduates

  • Construction site safety manager
  • OSHA trainer
  • Plant safety manager
  • Safety technician
  • Industrial safety coordinator
  • Environmental health and safety officer
  • Corporate safety director

Where are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Amazon
  • DuPont
  • Marathon
  • Aramco
  • Corning

Career Outlook

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