About the Program

The Occupational Health and Safety Program is supported by contemporary training methods in accordance with today's conditions and ensures that students graduate in such a way that they can have sufficient knowledge and experience in the professional field. This is done to educate personnel who are needed in the field of industrial health and safety and to train "Occupational Health and Safety Technician" whose job description focuses on organizational security. Additionally, they identify and solve problems related to unforeseen situations in the work environment; use software and hardware required by the profession as well as basic computer skills; have professional safety, environmental protection knowledge and ethical values related to the profession; comply with the rules of labor and occupational health safety laws and regulations; be aware of first aid, extraordinary situations, disasters and firefighting and evacuation techniques.

Educational Opportunities

A strong academic and physical infrastructure has been prepared for this program. Students also have summer internships in addition to their yearly practices related to their professions. There is a wide range of possibilities as internship for students. There are possibilities of reinforcement during the semester practices with experienced instructors to apply the learning outcomes. There are many clubs and facilities that support social, cultural and sports activities that students can benefit from in our university. Our experienced faculty members are educated with the most up-to-date information and continue to develop professionally. The Associate Degree Program in Occupational Health and Safety graduates will have the knowledge and competence at the level that will maintain occupational and worker safety by taking all the precautions necessary.

Career Areas

Law No. 6331 on Occupational Health and Safety provides important job opportunities for the graduates of the program. Employees who will work in occupational health and safety organizations (as Occupational Safety Specialist and Technical Personnel) can receive certificates in categories A, B, C with Occupational Health and Work Safety Trainings organized by the Ministry of Labor and Social Security and certify owners of all institutions , organizations and businesses. Program graduates serve as "Occupational Health and Safety Technicians" in fire departments, civil defense and similar emergency facilities in all institutions, organizations and enterprises, commercial centers, high-rise buildings, universities and campus schools, shopping centers and public open centers.


Cyprus International University
Vocational School of Health Sciences
Çevik Uraz Center, CU206
99258 Nicosia/TRNC
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension:2251
School E-mail: secretary-vhs@ciu.edu.tr
Director E-mail: sangin@ciu.edu.tr


2 years