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Environmental Safety and Risk Management BS

The University of Central Missouri's Environmental, Safety & Risk Management major is an online BS degree completion program specifically designed for transfer students. Designed to assist individuals with associates degrees earn a BS degree in a highly competitive career field. Designed to maximize use of credit hours earned in an associate’s degree to accelerate time to graduation and reduce cost.

A graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental, Safety & Risk Management will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Collect, analyze and interpret relevant data to reduce the risk profile of an organization.
  • Interpret OSH performance measurements for effectiveness and continual improvement.
  • Demonstrate the development and delivery of effective training by employing various methods.
  • Communicate the risks and explain the business importance of responsible business practices to interested parties.
  • Apply appropriate risk management techniques.
  • Integrate the concepts of risk identification, risk analysis, risk evaluation, risk treatment, and responsible business practices.
  • Integrate financial and non-financial justifications into the development of policies, procedures, and systems that align with organizational strategic plans.
  • Gather and apply credible information & technology to communicate, manage knowledge, prevent or mitigate risk and support decision-making.
  • Explain the role and importance of leadership in a risk management context.
  • Describe and distinguish legal, moral, and sustainability principles relevant to OSH profession.



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