Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Safety and Health
Offered By: Columbia Southern University
The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Occupational Safety and Health is intended to ensure that students acquire the intellectual knowledge and technical skills that will enable them to advance in this field through organizational advancement and professional certification. Required course work includes fundamentals of OSH, hazardous material management, fire prevention, construction safety, legal aspects, and interactions of hazardous materials. A total of 61 credit hours are required to complete this degree program.
This AAS fulfills the needs of both entry level safety personnel who wish to gain professional stature and experienced safety professionals who lack an advanced degree required to seek professional certification.The Board of Certified Safety Professionals will accept the CSU AAS in Occupational Safety and Health for the application process under both the Associate Safety Professional designation and the Certified Safety Professional designation.