Master’s in Safety – Marshall University
The Master’s in Safety degree program provides students with knowledge and skill necessary to manage the health and safety of employees in a workplace environment. Safety professional work in a variety of situations alongside management to ensure the health and safety of all employees.
Areas of Emphasis:
The program is designed for underground and surface mining and is applicable to all aspects of the metallic and non-metallic mining industry. Typically students are MSHA employees and have five or more years experience in the mining industry; a technical background is required. A limited number of non-MSHA employees are permitted into the program; preference will be given to those with mining experience.
Occupational Safety and Health
This area of emphasis includes classes on Accident prevention, Industrial fire prevention and hygiene, and Safety Engineering with Equipment design.
Each applicant for admission must have an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university, and must satisfy at least ONE of the following criteria:
• Score at the mean or above on the verbal GRE
• Score at the mean or above on the quantitative GRE
• Score at the mean or above on the analytical GRE
• Score at the mean or above on the Miller Analogies Test
• Have an undergraduate GPA of 2.50 or above
• Have passed the Fundamentals of Engineering exam and/or the Professional Engineering exam