Master of Science in Safety   (GT50)

Division Chair
Dr. Anthony Szwilski
Weisberg Applied Engineering Complex, 3201A
Areas of Emphasis Offered:
Mine Safety | Occupational Safety and Health
:None. Curriculum: 32 credit hours with a thesis; 36 credit hours without a thesis. Normal time to complete for full-time student:2 years.Program Highlights

The Mine Safety Area of Emphasis is offered in cooperation with the National Mine Safety and Health Academy, Beckley, WV. The program is designed for underground and surface mining and is applicable to all aspects of the metallic and non-metallic mining industry. The Division Chair grants permission for admission to this area of emphasis. Please contact the Division Chair for further information prior to applying for admission to the Mine Safety Area of Emphasis.

Program Objectives

Safety professionals work in a variety of situations alongside management to ensure the health and safety of all employees. The graduate curriculum in offers two areas of emphasis: Mine Safety and Occupational Safety and Health.

Jobs Related to this Program:

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  • 17-2111.01 Industrial Safety and Health Engineers    Green
  • 17-2111.03 Product Safety Engineers
  • 29-9011.00 Occupational Health and Safety Specialists
  • 19-4091.00 Environmental Science and Protection Technicians, Including Health    Bright Outlook

Application deadline for Admission
Fall enrollment: August 1; Spring enrollment: December 1; Summer enrollment: May 1

GRE or other test required: GRE or MAT

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