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Why Study Occupational Safety, Health & Fire Science at Madonna University?

  • Offers flexibility in course selection to independently motivate students who have cross-disciplinary interests
  • The FS/EM/OSEH curriculums offer appropriate preparation for many professional jobs (e.g., Fire Fighter, Emergency Manager, and Health/Safety Officer) as well as for advanced graduate programs
  • Small student/faculty ratio
  • Students work closely with select faculty on senior seminar projects of their choice
  • During their junior and/or senior years the students are encouraged to seek summer internships to enhance their already extensive educational experience here
  • Students have secured employment in companies or graduate schools thanks to their research

The Occupational Safety/Health Fire Science degree provides students with the knowledge of stands, codes, and regulations of safety and health integrated with fire protection principles. It covers the study of factors in build structures and the use of tools and materials that cause accidents.

With the above our students graduate with substantial diverse knowledge in safety and health to choose careers in a wide variety of fields.

Examples of careers undertaken by previous FS/EM/OSEH students include:

Fire Fighters/Fire Marshals

Emergency Managers - local, county, state and federal levels

Industrial Hygienists

Fire Investigators



Safety Officers

Risk Assessment personnel

Compliance Officers

Fire Protection Specialist