M.Sc. On Campus Online Blended

Occupational Safety Management

University of Central Missouri

12 months
627 USD/credit 18810 USD/year
627 USD/credit 18810 USD/year
313 USD/credit 9390 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Earn a Occupational Safety Management degree at the University of Central Missouri. The safety profession focuses on keeping people safe while also preventing harm to property and the environment. 

Hey there 👋🏼

Interested in some tips for finding the best matching programme for you?

Here is a checklist of the most common actions that users take before finding their dream programme.

Completed items

Search with at least 2 filters
You can use the search page. The filter section on the left contains a variety of useful filters.
0 / 5
Visit 5 programme pages
You can find programmes in different ways. If you haven't viewed any programmes yet, the search page is probably a good place to start.
0 / 2
Visit 2 university pages
You can find universities in different ways. From the page of a programme you like you can jump to the corresponding university or you can start with the country you like and check a list of universities there.
Take our personality test
Would you like to know what kind of programme would fit your personality best? Go to the personality test page to take the test.
Take our country test
Would you like to which country would be the ideal place for you to study? Go to the country test page to take the test.
Create an account
Creating an account gives you a number of benefits. It will unlock 6 more items on your checklist. Some new things you'll be able to do are:
  • Check your fit with a programme
  • View recommendations
  • Compare programmes


All Occupational Safety Management majors at the University of Central Missouri are awarded the Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP) designation upon application at graduation. GSP is an alternate path toward the professional certification of Certified Safety Professional (CSP). 

Only students who graduate from a Qualified Academic Program meeting the standards of the Board of Certified Safety Professionals are eligible for the GSP designation, making it highly respected.

UCM and the Safety Sciences programs have excellent placement rates. Our students are extremely competitive in the job market and have earned excellent starting salaries.

Program Student Outcomes

At the time of graduation, the student with a Master of Science degree in Occupational Safety Management will be able to:  

  • anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and develop control strategies for hazardous conditions and work practices;
  • demonstrate the application of business and risk management concepts;
  • demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental aspects of safety, industrial hygiene, environmental science, fire science, hazardous materials, emergency management, ergonomics, and/or human factors;
  • design and evaluate safety, health, and/or environmental programs;
  • apply adult learning theory to safety training methodology;
  • identify and apply appropriate standards, regulations, and codes;
  • conduct accident investigations and analyses;

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Organization, Administration and Supervision of Safety Programs
  • Principles of Industrial Hygiene
  • Occupational Hazard Management 
  • Sustainability and Safety Loss Control & Risk Management 
  • Research in Safety 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus, Blended, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree from a Regionally Accredited University with a GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Professional Certification Area – Admission into this Area requires current possession of any of the following designations or certifications in good standing: Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP), Associate Safety Professional (ASP), or Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
  • Work Experience Area 

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    18810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 627 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    18810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 627 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    9390 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 313 USD per credit during 12 months.

All application materials should be received by Graduate Studies at least three weeks prior to the beginning of the semester. 

Living costs for Warrensburg

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Occupational Safety Management
University of Central Missouri


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!