Dec 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Safety Sciences


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Website: www.iup.edu/safetysciences
Tracey Cekada, Chair

The department offers a minor and a Bachelor of Science degree program with a major in safety, health, and environmental applied sciences with a focus on occupational exposures. The program in safety, health, and environmental applied sciences prepares the students for professional, administrative, managerial, and supervisory positions in industry, manufacturing, insurance, transportation, utility, government, construction, trade service industries, and others. There remains a need in Pennsylvania and the nation for university-educated occupational safety, health, and environmental professionals. As a minimum, the curriculum includes a major of 52 credits in safety, health, and environmental applied sciences. The BS with a major in safety, health, and environmental applied sciences is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC), of ABET, http://www.abet.org.

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