College of Education and Professional Studies

Adult Education and Safety Sciences

The Department of Adult Education and Safety Sciences offers both Bachelor of Science and Master’s degree programs for careers in business and industry settings and educational institutions. Departmental programs focusing on business and industry prepare students for career opportunities in a wide variety of careers with titles including training professionals, staff development coordinators, aging services professionals, industry consultants, workforce development, environmental and occupational health and safety professionals , and health occupations professionals.  Departmental programs focusing on education prepare students for opportunities in educational institutions with career titles including training administrators and specialists, educational consultants, student services administrators, and public, private, and technology center educators at both the secondary and post-secondary levels. This area also includes certified teachers and administrators in family and consumer sciences, business information and technology education and trade and industrial education.  The program also helps prepare those students who wish to seek terminal degrees in education as well as a variety of fields. Students completing degrees in AESS programs have moved on to receive competitive salaries and individual honors in their chosen fields.

2019-2020 Tuition Waiver Scholarship Application

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Department of Adult Education and Safety Sciences
College of Education & Professional Studies
University of Central Oklahoma
100 N University Dr
Edmond, OK 73034-5209

Department Telephone: (405) 974-5741
Department Fax: (405) 974-3809

Zahra Khalili, Department Administrative Assistant
Dr. Robin Lacy, Department Chair