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46 Masters Programs in Occupational Safety and Health

A master’s degree is a big step in the journey of education. It indicates that you are a serious student and dedicated to achieving your career goals. Whatever your area of expertise is, you can go farther with an advanced degree. What is a Master in Occupational Safety and Health? A degree in occupational safety and health can prepare you to work towards ensuring a safe working environment… Read more

A master’s degree is a big step in the journey of education. It indicates that you are a serious student and dedicated to achieving your career goals. Whatever your area of expertise is, you can go farther with an advanced degree.

What is a Master in Occupational Safety and Health? A degree in occupational safety and health can prepare you to work towards ensuring a safe working environment for many people. Some of the topics typically included in this field of study are construction safety, hazardous materials management, and accident investigation. Students who achieve this degree also should have the necessary background to potentially become a Certified Safety Professional.

Pursuing this type of degree can acclimate a student to the rigors of working in a real-world environment. Students often attain the skills to lead, to manage time effectively, and to make decisions regarding workplace safety standards. These skills can greatly enhance your marketability when seeking employment.

Depending on which institution you choose to attend, the cost of the program can vary. There are many options available for schools that offer this degree. Completion of the program can take one to three years.

A Master in Occupational Safety and Health prepares an individual for work in a variety of interesting fields. One could become a warehouse manager, responsible for overseeing the working conditions of many workers. Another possible job is a health and safety manager at a resort, where one would need to be responsible not just for employees but also the guests.  Hospitals also need health and safety experts. Healthcare has a great deal of potential problems that need to be addressed, as it involves employees working closely with people who are already sick or injured.

There are schools offering a Master in Occupational Safety and Health throughout the world. Plus, there are online options as well. Some schools offer a mix of online and classroom learning. To get started, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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AIDIMME
Valencia, Spain

The Double Degree Master's Degree in Integrated Management of Quality, Environment and Prevention of Occupational Risks is a degree with high demand in the business field, a p ... +

The Double Degree Master's Degree in Integrated Management of Quality, Environment and Prevention of Occupational Risks is a degree with high demand in the business field, a perfect complement and an aid for university degree students who want to go to work in the industry. -
Master
Part-time
Spanish
Oct 2021
01 Oct 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Queensland University of Technology
Kelvin Grove, Australia

QUT"s Master of Health, Safety and Environment is designed for those who want to influence the development of occupational, health and safety, and environmental management sta ... +

QUT"s Master of Health, Safety and Environment is designed for those who want to influence the development of occupational, health and safety, and environmental management standards and expand their career opportunities across new industries. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 4 years
English
Feb 2022
Campus
 
Universitatea De Vest Din Timisoara
Timișoara, Romania

At present, there are few programs of this type in the world, and ours is the only taught in English in Europe. Organized in collaboration with Ca’ Foscari University, Venice ... +

At present, there are few programs of this type in the world, and ours is the only taught in English in Europe. Organized in collaboration with Ca’ Foscari University, Venice and Institut de Practices Philosophiques, Argenteuil, our 2-year MA’s main purpose is the intense and comprehensive high-quality certified formation of well-trained professionals in applied/practical philosophy, which include philosophical counseling and consultancy for individuals and organizations, ethical counseling, and philosophy for children. Employing solid philosophical knowledge and general counseling skills, the successful graduates will facilitate the thinking of a client or group of people via the five methods generated by philosophy: critical thinking, conceptual analysis, phenomenology, thought experiments, and creative thinking. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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IMF Smart Education
Madrid, Spain

IMF Business School , in collaboration with the University of Nebrija, launches the online Master in Prevention of Occupational Hazards. The main objective of this program is ... +

IMF Business School , in collaboration with the University of Nebrija, launches the online Master in Prevention of Occupational Hazards. The main objective of this program is that its students are able to participate in the preventive behavior of their company. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
12 months
Spanish
Online
 
Instituto Europeo de Posgrado - Colombia
Madrid, Spain +1 More

This Master prepares the student to face the demands of the sector and grants the right to be examined to obtain three Internal Auditor Certificates in ISO45001, ISO9001 and I ... +

This Master prepares the student to face the demands of the sector and grants the right to be examined to obtain three Internal Auditor Certificates in ISO45001, ISO9001 and ISO14001 with Bureau Veritas. -
Master
Part-time
14 months
Spanish
Online
 
University of Wollongong
Wollongong, Australia

The Master of Work Health and Safety Advanced provides an intensive specialised professional program of study plus the opportunity to specialise in either Ergonomics, Occupati ... +

The Master of Work Health and Safety Advanced provides an intensive specialised professional program of study plus the opportunity to specialise in either Ergonomics, Occupational Hygiene or Risk Management. UOW's Work Health and Safety programs have been developed in conjunction with a wide range of industry sectors to address the complex nature of occupational health and safety in the workplace. The program has a flexible mode of delivery, with online content delivered up front, and block teaching sessions of 3–5 days for exploration and application of subject material. On campus teaching components utilise a range of resources, including the well-equipped OHS Laboratory. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
UNIR
Logroño, Spain

The Master in Integrated Management Systems UNIR online is the only one that empowers you to work in the coordination, implementation and evaluation of quality management syst ... +

The Master in Integrated Management Systems UNIR online is the only one that empowers you to work in the coordination, implementation and evaluation of quality management systems, environment, safety and health at work and CSR, as well as superior technical PRL , in the specialty you choose. -
Master
Part-time
Spanish
Online
 
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Daytona Beach, USA +1 More

Whether you are looking to advance your current position or are seeking a career change, Embry-Riddle’s Master of Science in Occupational Safety Management can prepare you to ... +

Whether you are looking to advance your current position or are seeking a career change, Embry-Riddle’s Master of Science in Occupational Safety Management can prepare you to meet the needs in any industry, with an emphasis on the specific challenges that face aviation and aerospace. And Embry-Riddle’s reputation will put you in front of the leaders of the industry worldwide. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
Campus
Online
 
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Madrid, Spain

The general objective of the University Master's Degree is to provide students with the general and specific knowledge and competencies that are required for the development o ... +

The general objective of the University Master's Degree is to provide students with the general and specific knowledge and competencies that are required for the development of professional activity in this area in accordance with the regulations applicable to the higher-level functions described in Art. 35 of Royal Decree 39/1997, which approves the Regulation of Prevention Services. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
3 semesters
Spanish
Sep 2021
Campus
 
VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
Ostrava, Czech Republic

The aim of the study is to equip the graduate with competencies enabling him to successfully apply himself in the labor market in the field of HSE (Health, Safety, Environment ... +

The aim of the study is to equip the graduate with competencies enabling him to successfully apply himself in the labor market in the field of HSE (Health, Safety, Environment). The graduate of the study program is equipped with the necessary range of technical, natural sciences and social disciplines, to the extent sufficient to solve complex safety problems in practice. While studying, the emphasis is on acquiring skills, especially through internships and guided practice. Graduates are also prepared for scientific research, especially in the field of safety and security. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2021
30 Jun 2021
Campus
 
Turin School of Development (International Training Centre of the ILO)
Turin, Italy

The Master in Occupational Safety and Health has been designed to develop the competencies required for an OSH professional to effectively manage safety and health in the work ... +

The Master in Occupational Safety and Health has been designed to develop the competencies required for an OSH professional to effectively manage safety and health in the workplace. -
Master
Full-time
English
Aug 2021
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Leeds Beckett University
Leeds, United Kingdom

Effective health and safety practices are integral to the success of any organisation. Whether you work as an operations manager, office manager, engineer or technician, you w ... +

Effective health and safety practices are integral to the success of any organisation. Whether you work as an operations manager, office manager, engineer or technician, you will be involved in establishing and maintaining a safe working environment. We will develop your knowledge of how different organisations use varying levels of safety procedures and you will assess their impact on the company as a whole. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
20 Sep 2021
Campus
 
Aucal Business School
Getafe, Spain

This University Master's Degree in PRL includes, in its study plan, all the contents regulated by the Royal Decree for the performance of higher-level functions in the three p ... +

This University Master's Degree in PRL includes, in its study plan, all the contents regulated by the Royal Decree for the performance of higher-level functions in the three preventive disciplines: Safety at Work, Industrial Hygiene, and Ergonomics and Applied Psychosociology. The Master is an official qualification from the Francisco de Vitoria University and with a study load of 60 ECTS. -
Master
Part-time
9 months
Spanish
Online
 
Universidad de Murcia
Murcia, Spain

The world of work and the way work life is organized in our societies today is a key determinant of well-being. Maintaining a good level of health for the working population i ... +

The world of work and the way work life is organized in our societies today is a key determinant of well-being. Maintaining a good level of health for the working population is an important objective of any society, workplace accidents and occupational diseases or psychological disorders reduce the effective contribution of people to their well-being, that of their family, that of your community and that of your country; and, on the other hand, because it is an essential condition for sustainable, economic, social and environmental development. Furthermore, the most successful organizations have understood the importance of investing in promoting health at work. They are aware that healthy workers and a healthy workplace are the foundations for sustainable economic success. In the context of the transition towards the knowledge society and the growth of the service sector in our economies, the role of workers becomes more important. It is vital, and increasingly recognized, that only healthy employees enable companies and our societies together to develop innovative capabilities that ensure survival in global competition. -
Master
Full-time
Spanish
Sep 2021
Campus
 
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, United Kingdom

On this course, you’ll explore the scientific, health and psychosocial factors influencing health and safety in the 21st century. You’ll study current and emerging legal and c ... +

On this course, you’ll explore the scientific, health and psychosocial factors influencing health and safety in the 21st century. You’ll study current and emerging legal and compliance issues, and consider the many factors that influence workplace safety and health, such as legionella, contaminated land and air quality. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2021
Campus
 

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