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 Safety Management Major 



Protecting and Preserving People, Property, Productivity, and the Environment

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The BS in Safety Management is designed to assure development of competencies which enable innovative approaches in the establishment and direction of comprehensive safety programs in educational, governmental, private business and industrial enterprises. Safety management involves protecting and preserving people, property, productivity and the environment. The curriculum fosters an education that enables students to become responsible, knowledgeable and accountable safety professionals. The major is based on safety management concepts with technical elements incorporated throughout the curriculum. The safety management major at SRU is an Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM) Board-approved degree program.

Internship Opportunity:

The internship offers students the opportunity to obtain firsthand experience in the workplace. Students are provided the opportunity to apply concepts and techniques learned in the classroom to the workplace environment. The internship program is administered in cooperation with a variety of organizations, including government, industry, insurance, health care and other related enterprises. The 12-week, 12-credit internship is offered only during the summer term with the majority of the interns receiving compensation.

Student Organizations:

All students accepted into the Safety Management major are encouraged to be student members of both the American Society of Safety Engineers and the student section of ASSE at Slippery Rock University. Students are also encouraged to attend meetings, conferences, seminars, and workshops as part of their professional educational growth.

208 Strain Behavioral Science Building (BSB)
1 Morrow Way, Slippery Rock, PA 16057
Fax: 724.738.4559

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