Occupational Safety and Health

Occupational Safety and Health

Associate in Applied Science Degree

Available at: West Campus


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Program Overview

OSH logoThe Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Safety and Health Technology is designed to prepare students for a career in the profession of Safety. The professional curriculum is designed to provide opportunities to assimilate knowledge, develop skills, and acquire competencies that prepare the student for job entry, economic independence, occupational advancement, career development as an Occupational Safety Technician, Industrial Hygiene Technician,  Ergonomist, or Industrial Hygienist.

Students have an opportunity to network with local businesses, construction, general industries and to practice their knowledge and skills obtained through the OSHT internship program. By maintaining a close partnership with industry representatives, we ensure that the training students receive at Del Mar College is up-to-date and meets industry expectations for Safety Specialists and Occupational Safety and Health Technicians.

The degree is designed to meet Texas core curriculum requirements. Upon completion of the Associate degree, the student may elect to pursue a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree. The BAAS degree is offered at several universities in Texas including Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and Texas A&M University–Kingsville. Students choosing to pursue the BAAS degree should consult with OSHT program faculty for transfer information.


Page last updated August 4, 2021.

Contact Information

Public Service
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
(361) 698-1724
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West Campus
Public Safety Complex
4101 Old Brownsville Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

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