Program Overview

  • Location
  • Tuition
  • Program Length
    600 hours
  • Financial Aid
    FAFSA Eligible

Program Description

The Occupational Safety and Environmental Management (OESM) program offers hands-on training in occupational and environmental safety and health, covering various aspects such as safety program administration, hazard assessment and control, emergency preparedness, workers’ compensation, chemical risk assessment, and environmental compliance. It provides a comprehensive curriculum that equips students with practical skills and knowledge in these areas.

Degrees & Certificates


Associate of Applied Science – Occupational & Environmental Safety Management (65 credits) – Tuition: $8,515


Certificate of Achievement – Occupational & Environmental Safety Management (24 credits) – Tuition: $3,144

In addition to the tuition, there are other costs to consider, such as textbooks and supplies, which typically range from approximately $200 to $400 per semester.


Graduates of the OESM program are equipped with the qualifications to pursue careers as occupational safety and health professionals and environmental technicians. They can find employment opportunities in both public and private industries, such as construction, healthcare, utilities, transportation, education, insurance, and environmental management sectors.

Learn more about Honolulu Community College’s Occupational & Environmental Safety Management program