Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Program Details

Complete a program designed to ensure your success, the Bachelor of Science in Occupational Safety.  This online occupational health and safety degree prepares students for careers dedicated to protecting the health and safety of workers and the public.  Courses teach students to evaluate the workplace environment; implement programs that ensure both employee and customer health, safety, and productivity; and about environmental and regulatory compliance.  All students complete a semester-long internship with a practicing safety professional, helping students gain valuable real-world experience and transition into a successful career. 

Benefit from a flexible program that allows you to learn at your own pace and study on your own schedule while also building connections through discussion boards and online assignments.  Enjoy access to academic advising, library services, technical support, mentoring, career services, and more, just like on-campus students.

Graduates are eligible to become a Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP).

Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

Program Accreditation & Licensing


School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score