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Professional Master's in Occupational Safety and Health (Online) - Curriculum

Now accepting applications for Fall 2023!


The Professional Master’s in Occupational Safety and Health (Online) program is designed to help safety and health professionals develop their skills and knowledge to successfully define and manage complex safety and health programs while working full time.

The two-year program consists of 10 courses on fundamentals and standards of occupational safety and health, technologies, communication skills, and business aspects.The curriculum is taught in a hybrid format that blends face-to-face instruction and 24/7 online learning. As an online student, you can expect:

  • Recorded course lectures that are available at any time for self-paced learning.
  • Live office hours with your instructors to ask questions.
  • Three in-person three-day visits to Atlanta, Ga. (United States) over two years to meet with your cohort.
  • Two courses each semester, taken consecutively and structured as seven-week sessions.

The program culminates with a 12-week team-based capstone project that requires you work with in a team and use your new skills and knowledge to address a real-world need.

The Professional Master’s in Occupational Safety and Health (Online) program is a Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP) Qualified Academic Program (QAP) designation from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.

Year 1

Special Note

BCP 8803/6100 requires a three-day campus visit.

Leadership Development (BCP 8803/6100)

Occupational Safety and Health Principles (BCP 8833/6400)


Industrial Hygiene Principles and Health Hazards (BCP 8813/6200)
Hazardous Materials Management (BCP 8823/6300)



Advanced Safety Principles (BCP 8843/6500)


Year 2

Special Note

BCP 6800 requires a three-day campus visit.

Applied Ergonomics (BCP 8853/6600)
Culture Leadership Influences on Safety and Health (BCP 6800)


Current issues on Occupational Safety and Health (BCP 6700)
Economic Analysis, Risk Management, Risk Financing, and Insurance for Safety Professionals (BCP 6900)

Special Note

BCP 6950 requires a three-day campus visit.

Occupational Safety and Health Capstone (BCP 6950)



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