EHS Career Trends/Certification

Construction Safety Degree Now an Option at New Hampshire College

Keene State College has announced new and updated academic offerings, including a construction safety sciences degree, a minor in sustainability, and a specialization in population health.

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The college, part of the University System of New Hampshire, says the construction safety sciences program is the first of its type in the United States. The program prepares students for a variety of occupational safety and health program management positions in the private and public sectors. Emphasis is on critical thinking, hazard identification and prioritization, problem-solving, cost-effectiveness, and regulatory compliance.

Interim college president Melinda Treadwell says Keene State’s programs focus on advancing career opportunities for graduates. “In tandem with the new academic offerings, we are developing more experiences for our students so that they can begin to build their resumes and grow their skills while still in college,” she said.

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