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Commercial Construction Safety Degree (Online), AAS

Start a career in the growing field of construction safety. At San Juan College, you can complete an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree in Commercial Construction Safety in just two years. You'll learn about OSHA standards, regulations, and best practices to protect construction workers. Plus, you can complete the program 100% online, giving you flexibility as you earn your degree. Enroll today and join this important field.

Why Study Commercial Construction Safety?

Construction companies know the importance of safety regulations on worksites. By studying commercial construction safety, you'll help keep workers and the public safe. Learn regulations from government agencies, such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), to help prevent accidents, injuries, and legal issues. This degree is useful for the following:

  • Building designers and architects
  • Commercial property owners
  • Construction safety professionals
  • Construction workers
  • General contractors and other contractors

In addition, the construction industry is constantly evolving. With an associate degree in commercial construction safety, you'll stay up-to-date with safety principles, technologies, and best practices. Position yourself as a knowledgeable and skilled professional with an Commercial Construction Safety AAS from SJC.

In many commercial construction safety programs, you can earn a certificate or associate degree. If you do not yet have a degree, you should consider the Commercial Construction Safety AAS. It will teach you the communication and critical thinking skills employers look for so you can be ready for better-paying jobs and quicker promotions.

Why Earn a Degree in Commercial Construction Safety at San Juan College?

100% Online Program

Complete SJC's online Commercial Construction Safety degree program in just two years. We are proud to be one of the few construction safety programs nationwide that is entirely online. Because of the program's flexibility, many students attend school while working. Our instructors are experts at teaching online, ensuring you understand the material and reach your career goals.

OSHA-Based Construction Safety Training

The online Commercial Construction Safety AAS covers various regulatory policies pertaining to worksite safety, including OSHA standards. Study the latest best practices, research, and practical solutions to keep workers and the public safe.

Affordable Construction Degree Option

SJC's low tuition rates make the Associate of Applied Science degree in Commercial Construction Safety an excellent investment for you. Learn flexibly through our online program and develop valuable skills to help your company maintain a safe environment for all. You may also qualify to get your degree tuition-free through the NM Opportunity and Lottery Scholarships.

What You'll Learn in the Online Commercial Construction Safety Program

Gain a comprehensive understanding of commercial construction safety with Commercial Construction Safety AAS from SJC. Study how to evaluate work environments and investigate accidents. With our OSHA-based construction safety training, you'll learn how to help worksites follow regulations. Learn to increase safety and decrease risk at construction sites with our degree program.

Your courses also cover the following:

  • Insurance and risk management
  • Legalities, such as workers' compensation
  • Navigating projects involving multiple employers
  • Safety issues, including fire safety and hazardous materials management

To complete your requirements, you'll complete:

  • Energy Pathway core requirements: Learn about industries that rely on construction safety workers.
  • General education courses: Become a better communicator and critical thinker.

Commercial Construction Safety AAS Curriculum

Careers and Outcomes

There is a growing need for people who understand commercial construction safety. By earning a Commercial Construction Safety AAS degree, you'll have the skills and knowledge to work in the field. This degree can be an important addition to your current career, or you can pursue positions such as:

  • Environmental health and safety manager
  • Loss control specialist
  • Safety manager
  • Site safety coordinator

Next Steps

To enroll in the online Commercial Construction Safety AAS program, you must first apply to San Juan College. It's easy, and you can apply online at any time!

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If you are already a student at San Juan College, talk to your advisor about our online Associate of Applied Science degree in Commercial Construction Safety.

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