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Applied Health Science, M.S.: Safety Management

Assure safety for all and further your career with a Master of Science in Applied Health Science in Safety Management from IU Online. This flexible program prepares you to respond to the needs of employees and the public, to analyze hazardous situations, and to research and apply government regulations.

Course Delivery: 100% Online

Total Credits: 30

In-State Tuition Per Credit: $518.62

Out-of-State Tuition Per Credit: $621.98

Cost of attendance may vary by campus. View the total cost calculator

Degree Overview

The IU Online Master of Science in Applied Health Science in Safety Management covers such topics as including safety training strategies, research in safety management, safety management systems, workplace safety behavior, safety standards and compliance, risk assessment and risk management, safety performance measurement, safety leadership, and safety and health program design.

You’ll graduate with an Indiana University degree respected by employers worldwide—and you can work on yours anytime and anywhere. Plus, you’ll enjoy personalized support services throughout your academic journey.

And the benefits start long before graduation. More than half of IU Online students advance in their careers before they complete their degree.

Applicants must hold a bachelor's degree (or higher) from an accredited college or university at the time of entry.

Application Dates

Fall Semester April 1
Spring Semester November 15
Summer Semester January 15

Your IU Online M.S. in Applied Health Science in Safety Management prepares you for careers such as:

  • Safety manager
  • Chief safety officer 
  • Corporate safety director 
  • Employee safety and health director
  • Environmental health and safety manager 
  • Risk control consultant 
  • Safety consultant 
  • Safety specialist

To graduate with the M.S. in Applied Health Science in Safety Management, you must complete 30 credit hours. This is a non-thesis degree.

Core Classes for the MS in Applied Health Science in Safety Management
Course Number Course Name Credits
SPH-S 502 Instructional Strategies for Safety Education 3 Credits
SPH-S 513 Safety Management in Business and Industry 3 Credits
SPH-S 514 Safety Standards for Industry and Construction 3 Credits
SPH-S 552 Principles and Concepts of Workplace Safety Behavior 3 Credits
SPH-S 590 Introduction to Research in Safety Management 3 Credits
SPH-S 610 Occupational Risk Management 3 Credits
SPH-S 632 Safety and Health Program Design 3 Credits
SPH-S 650 -or- SPH-X 650 Metrics in Safety Management -OR- Evidence-Based Approaches to Public Health 3 Credits

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