Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety & Health / Oil & Gas
Columbia Southern University

Program Details

Prepare for leadership positions in safety careers in the Petro-chemical and related fields with this online occupational health and safety degree with a concentration in Oil and Gas.  Taught by experts in the field, courses in this concentration focus on:

  • Applying safety and health-related theory and technology
  • Formulating solutions to control occupational hazards
  • Analyzing workplaces to identify occupational hazards
  • Examining strategies to control hazards found in the oil and gas industry
  • Evaluating hazards present at oil and gas sites and facilities

The curriculum is a Qualified Academic Program (QAP), allowing graduates to apply for the Graduate Safety Practitioner® designation, a designation that eliminates the student’s need to sit for the Associate Safety Professional (ASP®) exam prior to taking the Certified Safety Professional (CSP®) exam.

This flexible online occupational health and safety degree offers students several scheduling options.  Choose between LifePace Learning® and Term enrollment.  LifePace Learning® allows students to move through the program at their own pace with no set dates, and the Term enrollment offers a more traditional program with weekly assignments.

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100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

School Accreditation & Licensing

Columbia Southern University is accredited by:

Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score