Safety Engineering, M.Sc.

Safety Engineering, M.Sc.

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University rank #101 (ARWU) , TX, | Online
The Master of Science in Safety Engineering is administered through the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center (MKOPSC) in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M.

About

The objective of this program is to teach the principles and practices of safety engineering for leadership careers in industry. The prerequisite for the M.S. in Safety Engineering is a bachelor’s degree in engineering.

As with all Master of Science degrees requiring a thesis, a minimum of 32 semester credit hours of approved courses and research is required. This program consists of 15 hours of required coursework. The remaining 17 hours will consist of the allowed combination of 691-research, electives and internship hours as applicable. This degree also includes a thesis. This program includes extensive engineering applications with integration of safety principles, safety practices, and case studies.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Process Safety Engineering
  • Industrial Safety Engineering
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • Fire Protection Engineering

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    32 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

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Academic Requirements

  • On-line Application. A completed Apply Texas Application.
  • Application Fee. A nonrefundable $90 application fee. The application fee may be paid by check, money order or approved credit card. If you wish to submit your application fee by check or money order please use the alternate payment form.
  • Official Transcripts and Records. Official transcripts are required from each post-secondary university or college attended. 
  • Official Test Scores. Required test scores (GRE or GMAT) should be sent directly from the Educational Testing Service to Texas A&M University and be taken within five years.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for College Station

  • 964 - 1490 USD/month
    Living Costs

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