Earn a master's of science in construction safety, meet the industry demand for expertise
Construction is a high hazard industry that comprises a wide range of activities involving construction, alteration, and/or repair. Construction workers engage in many activities that may expose them to serious hazards, such as falling from rooftops, unguarded machinery, being struck by heavy construction equipment, electrocutions, silica dust, and asbestos.
With a degree in construction safety, you'll understand the requirements of what it takes for wide range of safety careers in construction-related fields. You will acquire a strong foundation in construction, safety, risk management, and management skills.
This program is offered completely online, in an 8 week format.
The Bachelor of Science in Construction Safety is recognized as a Qualified Academic Program (QAP) by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP), meeting the qualified credential requirement for the Certified Safety Professional (CSP) certification.
What does it mean to be a Qualified Academic Program (QAP)?
A QAP is a bachelors, masters, or PhD academic degree program in safety, health, and the environment (SH&E) whose required course curriculum has been reviewed by BCSP and has been found to be a substantial match to the current Associate Safety Professional® (ASP®) examination blueprint.
Graduates of a QAP are eligible to apply for the Graduate Safety Practitioner® (GSP®), a BCSP-approved credential necessary to apply for the Certified Safety Professional® (CSP®). It is only available to SH&E graduates from degree programs which meet BCSP QAP standards.
What are the benefits to a student who becomes a GSP?
Recognition for the level of preparation for professional safety practice.
Recognition for being on a path toward the CSP certification.
A waiver of the ASP examination requirement for CSP eligibility.
A certificate awarding the GSP designation.
Inclusion in the BCSP Credential Holder Directory and a digital badge.
Access to the BCSP Career Center.(https://www.bcsp.org/GSP)