Top 10 Health and Safety Courses in USA |


Course Fees : $6.99 to $1799

According to a survey by the National Safety Council, USA, organizations incurred USD 142.5 billion owing to fatal and non-fatal injuries of its employees in 2015. However, the good news is federal organizations such as OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) have taken corrective measures to not only reduce the economic cost of organizations but also ensure that workplaces are safe for employees.


The cumulative impact is that there has been a constant rise in the demand for safety professionals. And this is why pursuing a health and safety course in the US not only provides great learning experience but also offers some of the highly paid jobs.  






Pittsburg State University

BST - Environmental and Safety Management

6 Months

USD 16334

New Jersey Institute of Technology

M.S - Occupational Safety and Health Engineering

9 Months

USD 30540

Virginia Tech

PhD - Occupational Ergonomics and Safety

5-6 Years

USD 13807 


Why take a Health and Safety course in the US?


Health and Safety courses in the US are recognised by any of the following organisations: 


  • IOSH UK - Institution Of Occupational Safety And Health
  • NASP/IASP USA - National Association Of Safety Professionals
  • NEBOSH UK - National Examination Board In Occupational Safety & Health
  • NEHA USA - National Environmental Health Association
  • NTS UK - National Training Services
  • OGSC SINGAPORE - Oil & Gas Safety Council
  • OSHACADEMY USA - Occupational Safety & Health Training
  • PECB CA - Professional Evaluation & Certification Board
  • STI USA - Scaffold Training Institute


Moreover, health and safety degrees from the US are recognized globally, which makes the case of pursuing health and safety courses in the US even stronger. 


What is the cost of a Health and Safety course in the US?


Typically a bachelor’s program can cost somewhere around USD 16000 whereas a master’s degree costs close to USD 30000. 


What is the average duration of Health and Safety courses in the US?


The average duration of  Health and Safety courses in the US is 3- 4 years  for a BS degree and 6 months to 1 year for a diploma certificate.


What are the most famous Health and Safety institutes/universities in the US?


The most famous institutes offering Health and Safety courses in the US are :


1. University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama

2. Indiana State University, Terre Haute, Indiana 

3. University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

4. University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah

5. University of Washington, Washington

6. East Carolina University, Greenville

7. University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati

8. Sacred Heart University, Fairfield

9. Pittsburg State University,  Pittsburg

10. Montana Tech of the University of Montana,  Butte

11. Health & Safety Institute - Eugene

12. Health Academy, New York, NY City

13. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, Slippery Rock

14. Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond

15. Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville

16. Keene State College, Keene

17. Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania

18. Ohio University, Athens

19. Murray State University, Murray

20. University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg 

21. Indiana State University, Terre Haute

22. Marshall University, Huntington

23. llinois State University, Normal 

24. North Carolina A&T State University

25. Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan


What will I learn by taking Health and Safety courses in the US?


There are many types of Health and Safety certification courses in the US. The most popular health and safety courses are listed below:


  • BS in Industrial Psychology and Safety
  • BS in Occupational Safety and Health
  • Bachelor of Science in Technology: Environmental and Safety Management
  • BS in Aerospace and Occupational Safety
  • BS in Safety and Health Management
  • BS in Occupational Safety and Environmental Health
  • BS in Safety
  • BS in Occupational Hygiene and Safety
  • BS in Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences
  • BS in Safety and Occupational Health Applied Sciences
  • BS in Safety Management


What jobs can I with a Health and Safety certification in the US?


Health and Safety professionals with qualifications and certificates are needed in employers in every sector. Chartered practitioners have extensive experience working in the chemicals, oil and gas, leisure, pharmaceuticals, utilities, governmental, aerospace and transport industries.


After completing the Health and Safety course in the US, salaries start from around USD 30,000.

293 course(s) offered by 122 institutes in USA
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Marine Fire Command Training

In 1991 the Maritime Fire & Safety Association (MFSA) recognized the potential for disastrous situations as the ships passed through these areas.

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Cylinder Filling Training

For employees who fill high-pressure cylinders, having the proper training is essential to maintain safety and compliance regulations for your facility. Independent Cylinder Training offers complete HAZMAT training programs to achieve the certifications needed.

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Wildland Fire

We teach Wildland Fire, crosscut and chainsaw classes. We have Oregon DPSST (Department of Public Safety Standards and Training) certified instructors. S-130/190 & L-180 S-212 Wildland Fire Chainsaws.

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Food Plant Sanitation Training

Food Safety Sanitation provides the food and beverage industry with on-site training – across the U.S. – for a range of topics, including: Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) Clean in Place (CIP) Systems Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Compliance Good Manufacturing Prac...

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Food Manager Certification

The Arizona Food Code requires the person in charge to demonstrate knowledge of foodborne illness prevention by passing a nationally accredited certification test such as ServSafe.

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Emergency Response Training Courses

PREVENT! Fire & Life Safety, LLC offers emergency training in the following categories for Arizona residents only (at this time). Our classes are taught by medical professionals in EMS and Nursing with 25 years of experience.

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Fire Protection Training

Every industry should have its emergency team and their preparedness matters between life and death. This team must be trained at regular intervals so that they can handle any emergency situation. Keeping this aspect in mind, Los Angeles fire protection services provide emergency.

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Authorized Climber Or Rescuer

Comtrain was the First to develop a standardized, reviewable and accepted Tower Safety & Rescue Training program for an industry that has become so vital to all of us.

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Fire Safety Training

All County Fire offers a Fire Safety Training and a Live Demonstration Program that is site-specific and intended to address the on-site fire hazards, life safety practices, and the fire proper use of fire extinguishers suited for your location.

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Lifeguard Certification & CPR Classes

We are currently offering 2 courses - Lifeguarding: Full Certification (for new lifeguards) and Lifeguarding Recertification for those who need to renew their current certification. Our lifeguarding classes are American Red Cross authorized.

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