The impact of safety professionals is hard to measure. Imagine how many employees avoid accidents at work because of people in occupational safety and health jobs. Students who pursue a minor in Safety at the University of Central Missouri learn skills in caring for people’s well-being, the company’s property and the environment.
Reach your goal of earning a Safety minor from UCM’s Safety Science Program in as little as two years. Professionally certified faculty advise our undergraduate students every step of the way, from the classroom to internships that offer real-world experience. Our program’s 40-year history means you benefit from a proven curriculum. We also boast a great location near Kansas City — a hub of industry and professional organizations in the safety science field.
Online Safety Science program
As an undergraduate student in the University of Central Missouri’s Safety minor, you can expect a class size of 20 to 35 students with in-person learning. The Safety Science program also offers online and hybrid options, as well as summer classes, for minors in Safety. At UCM, you can discover the answer to, “What is occupational safety and health administration?”
ABET-accredited Safety Science program
Earn GSP designation with the BS degree
Qualified Academic Program via BCSP
Transition easily into a variety of occupational safety and health jobs upon earning your bachelor’s degree, with a minor in Safety. Our Safety Science program focuses on applied concepts of the field. As a minor in UCM’s Safety Science program, you may take undergraduate courses such as:
Labs offering state-of-the-art equipment also prime you for occupational safety jobs. “What is occupational safety and health administration?” is a question best answered with experience.
What is occupational safety and health administration in the real world? At UCM, our students find out with experiences such as:
95% of our undergraduate students say they feel ready to work right after graduation.
UCM Safety minors excel in occupational safety and health jobs in fields such as:
You can also take your bachelor’s degree plus a minor from the Safety Science program
and explore one of our graduate school programs. What is occupational safety and health
administration at the next level? Find out with an MS in Occupational Safety Management or Industrial Hygiene from the University of Central Missouri.
Explore more occupational safety jobs available for undergraduate students in the Safety Science program, including minors, with our interactive tool below.
The University of Central Missouri will work with you to identify the best ways to finance your education. Consider that 94% of UCM undergraduate students receive some form of financial aid. In addition to scholarships available for all students, majors and minors in the Safety Science program may qualify for scholarships such as:
You can learn more about program-specific scholarships at the UCM Scholarship Finder.
A minor from UCM’s Safety Science program, along with a bachelor’s degree, provides a strong foundation for one of our graduate programs: