48 Masters Programs in Safety Engineering

Earning a master (MA) is an educational achievement that can take about two years to earn, after earning a bachelor’s degree. While earning a master takes plenty of time and hard work, it can pay off in the form of better job prospects, higher career earnings, and improved skills and knowledge that can only be obtained through an advanced degree program. What is an MA in Safety Engineering?… Read more

Earning a master (MA) is an educational achievement that can take about two years to earn, after earning a bachelor’s degree. While earning a master takes plenty of time and hard work, it can pay off in the form of better job prospects, higher career earnings, and improved skills and knowledge that can only be obtained through an advanced degree program.

What is an MA in Safety Engineering? Classes in this master’s program cover topics such as system and occupational safety, environmental risk assessment, hazard analysis, statistics, and industrial hygiene. These classes help students learn how to develop appropriate safety protocols, how to design safe products, and how to implement prevention measures in order to avoid hazards. Some master’s programs allow for elective courses, which students can take to further hone their specialized knowledge and skills within the safety engineering field.

Graduates with a master’s degree in safety engineering tend to be extremely motivated individuals who are also excellent critical thinkers and very detail oriented, with exceptional problem-solving skills. These skills and abilities help graduates to be indispensible employees in the workplace.

The cost to earn a master can differ for each individual and depend on a variety of factors, such as the length of time it takes to earn a degree as well as the location of the school. For this and other reasons, students are encouraged to research prospective schools so that they are fully informed about the potential cost of their degree.

Individuals who earn their MA in Safety Engineering may choose to work as occupational health and safety specialists or technicians, engineering managers, and health and safety engineers, for either public or private engineering firms. Other individuals may also choose to work for the government, overseeing and managing the safety and reliability of engineering projects, or they may choose to operate their own safety engineering firm.

While earning a master’s degree can take years to complete, there’s no better time to get started than right now. 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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INSA Toulouse
Toulouse, France

The objective of this one-year Advanced Master course is to offer lectures in English dealing with generic aspects of safety management and their applications in various domai ... +

The objective of this one-year Advanced Master course is to offer lectures in English dealing with generic aspects of safety management and their applications in various domains of engineering. -
Master
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Université Jean Monnet - Faculté des Sciences et Techniques
Saint-Étienne, France +3 More

Two-year (120 ECTS) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree, aiming to train the next generation of highly-skilled experts in advanced imaging technologies, cutting-edge image proc ... +

Two-year (120 ECTS) Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Degree, aiming to train the next generation of highly-skilled experts in advanced imaging technologies, cutting-edge image processing, computational imaging, artificial intelligence technologies, biometrics, pattern recognition, behavioral analysis, spectrometry methodologies, photonics-based sensors, micro-nano-technologies, laser processing and surface functionalization to address the current and future societal challenges related to security and safety of people, goods and environment. https://www.master-photonics4security.eu/ Contact us @ master.PSRS@univ-st-etienne.fr -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
14 Feb 2020
Campus
 
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
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Mar 2020
31 Jan 2020
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
2 years
English
24 Feb 2020
Campus
 
University of Maryland, A. James Clark School of Engineering
College Park, USA

The University of Maryland offers a Master of Engineering and Graduate Certificate in Engineering in Fire Protection Engineering via both on-campus and distance programs. Whil ... +

The University of Maryland offers a Master of Engineering and Graduate Certificate in Engineering in Fire Protection Engineering via both on-campus and distance programs. While some students take courses via both modes, most students chose to take courses either on campus or via the distance option. This page addresses the courses and requirements for students enrolled in the on-campus classes. -
Master
Full-time
Part-time
English
31 Aug 2020
31 Jul 2020
Online
 
Anna Maria College Online
Paxton, USA

To move into the upper ranks of the fire service field, you must not only have the knowledge to anticipate and plan for today's complex emergency scenarios, but you must also ... +

To move into the upper ranks of the fire service field, you must not only have the knowledge to anticipate and plan for today's complex emergency scenarios, but you must also display the administrative and people skills of an effective leader. Anna Maria College's Master of Public Administration with a Fire and Emergency Services specialization is designed for experienced firefighters, officers, and other fire-service professionals who want to move into management and high-level positions. -
Master
Part-time
2 years
English
06 Jan 2020
Online
 
University Of Genoa (Università Degli Studi Di Genova)
Genoa, Italy

The MSc in Safety Engineering for Transport, Logistics, and Production provides a high level of advanced training, to enable graduated students to operate in the areas related ... +

The MSc in Safety Engineering for Transport, Logistics, and Production provides a high level of advanced training, to enable graduated students to operate in the areas related to safety engineering in transportation systems, logistics and industrial production, so as to realize the acquired ability to conceive, plan, design and manage complex, innovative systems and processes, with particular attention to safety aspects. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English, Italian
Campus
 
VSB - Technical University of Ostrava
Ostrava, Czech Republic

Applicants will be admitted to the study program in full-time study at the master's follow-up study. There is no exam in the admission procedure. Graduates of bachelor study p ... +

Applicants will be admitted to the study program in full-time study at the master's follow-up study. There is no exam in the admission procedure. Graduates of bachelor study programs of similar specialization may be admitted to study. Assessing the content of previous courses and comparing them with the required basics is done by the program guarantor on the basis of a comparison of curriculum subjects and teaching ranges. The results of previous studies will be taken into account. The final decision will be made by the Dean. -
Master
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2020
30 Apr 2020
Campus
 
KU Leuven: Faculty of Engineering Science
Leuven, Belgium

The Master of Safety Engineering meets the existing needs and growing demands for safety experts coming from society and industry. The program will prepare you to improve and ... +

The Master of Safety Engineering meets the existing needs and growing demands for safety experts coming from society and industry. The program will prepare you to improve and realize safety in many different areas. The program trains you in prevention policy and safety management systems, the safety of products, processes, and installations, qualitative risk analysis techniques, and fire and explosion safety. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
 
Nottingham University Malaysia
Semenyih, Malaysia

The MSc Occupational Health and Safety Leadership is a programme for those who have an interest in the management of health and safety at work. The programme presents health a ... +

The MSc Occupational Health and Safety Leadership is a programme for those who have an interest in the management of health and safety at work. The programme presents health and safety leadership within a problem-solving framework and is designed around two central activities: identifying and managing contemporary risks to health and safety and developing effective leadership strategies. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
30 Jun 2020
Campus
 
University of New Haven
300, USA

Fire and explosion investigation is an interdisciplinary program that provides an advanced technical background for professionals involved with fire protection and investigati ... +

Fire and explosion investigation is an interdisciplinary program that provides an advanced technical background for professionals involved with fire protection and investigation, in areas such as fire service, fire safety, occupational safety, and security. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
22 Jan 2020
Campus
 
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar
Weimar, Germany

The Natural Hazards and Risks in Structural Engineering (NHRE) master’s degree programme has a strong international orientation. It trains students to...

The Natural Hazards and Risks in Structural Engineering (NHRE) master’s degree programme has a strong international orientation. It trains students to... -
Master
Full-time
4 semesters
English
Oct 2020
15 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Ghent University - Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
Ghent, Belgium

The Master of Science is an ideal specialization programme for holders of a bachelor’s or master’s degree in (electro-)mechanical or civil engineering. There is a strong Europ ... +

The Master of Science is an ideal specialization programme for holders of a bachelor’s or master’s degree in (electro-)mechanical or civil engineering. There is a strong European tendency to move from prescriptive towards performance-based fire safety designs. This goes hand in hand with a strong need for advanced knowledge in the multidisciplinary field of Fire Safety Engineering (FSE). -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Tampere University
Tampere, Finland

Students who major in Safety Management and Engineering develop expertise in the management of safety, health and environmental risks as well as enterprise risk management rel ... +

Students who major in Safety Management and Engineering develop expertise in the management of safety, health and environmental risks as well as enterprise risk management related to production, products and services and in the use of tools that are typical of safety and risk management and engineering. -
MSc
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
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. -
MSc
Full-time
English
Campus