Waldorf’s Associate of Arts in Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) degree offers foundational knowledge and initial exposure to various aspects of the Occupational Safety and Health field. Students explore key areas including industrial hygiene, occupational safety, environmental safety, and health safety. This program caters to both those entering the OSH field and professionals in industries such as manufacturing, construction, and fire science looking to enhance their risk management expertise.

Option to Pursue a Bachelor’s Degree

For students considering further education, the associate degree program prepares them for entry into Waldorf’s bachelor’s degree programs with upper division standing. Additionally, the coursework fulfills the requirements for the Occupational Safety and Health concentration within Waldorf’s Bachelor of Science program in Organizational Leadership.

Completing the Associate of Arts program typically requires two years of full-time enrollment.

Financial aid

Financial aid may be available for those who qualify.


Waldorf University

Waldorf University is a welcoming, private liberal arts institution nestled in the heart of scenic Forest City, Iowa with both on campus and fully online programs. For over a century, Waldorf has been a pivotal force in the lives of thousands, laying a strong foundation for success for students, their families, and the broader community.

Since its founding in 1903, Waldorf has been a leader in academic innovation, paving the way for future generations and today offers a wide array of certificate, associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs in a flexible, fully online format in addition to our robust on campus offerings. Waldorf offers opportunities for anyone looking to enhance their academic, personal, or professional life – no matter what stage of life they’re in.

At Waldorf, we believe a comprehensive education encompasses not only academic excellence but also engagement in the arts, physical education, and more. Our vibrant physical and online campuses are home to a diverse student body from around the world, all striving to achieve their educational aspirations.

Our dedicated faculty and staff provide personalized support to ensure students are confident and capable of reaching their full potential, offering encouragement every step of the way. Whether you choose the traditional classroom experience or the flexibility of online learning, we applaud your commitment to advancing your life through education.

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