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Warrensburg, MO 64093
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Safety Management

"What Can I Do With a Major in...Safety Management?"

Why Major in Safety Management?

The graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Safety Management will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the programs to:

  • Demonstrate an awareness of legal, professional and ethical responsibilities.
  • Understand the importance of continuous professional development.
  • Possess knowledge of contemporary Safety Science and Technology issues faced in local, national and global contexts.
  • Identify managerial solutions using business principle models.
  • Identify behavioral solutions to occupational safety and health problems.

US Dept. of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook

Related Career Titles

Casualty SpecialistIndustrial Safety Trainer
Claims AdjusterLoss Control Representative
Claims RepresentativeManager, Safety & Health
Compliance SpecialistRisk Management
Corporate Manager, Safety & HealthSafety Consultant
Director of SafetySafety Director
Environmental Health SpecialistSafety Engineer
Environmental Safety SpecialistSafety Manager
Extension Safety LeaderSafety Specialist
Fire InspectorSafety Supervisor
Health & Safety ConsultantWorker's Compensation Specialist
Industrial Hygienist

Related Job Listings/Job Search Website

Environmental Jobs & Careers
Food Safety Jobs
Green Jobs Ready
Safety Jobs
Energy Jobs
National Association of Safety Professionals
Safety Employment
Society of Fire Protection Engineers Careers
Society of Fire Protection Engineers

Affiliated Organizations

Rho Sigma Kappa Honor Society (UCM)
Air Movement & Control Association International , Inc. (AMCA)
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
American Society of Safety Engineers
American Trucking Association
Board of Certified Safety Professionals
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Human Factors & Ergonomic Society
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
Missouri Motor Carriers Association
MO Division of Workers Compensation
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Library of Medicine
National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB)
Occupational Safety & Health Association (OSHA)
Truckload Carriers Association
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
United States Department of Justice (USDOJ)
World Health Organization
Society of Fire Protection Engineers

Professional Societies

American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)
American Society of Safety Engineers
ASIS International
International Association of Emergency Managers
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
National Safety Council
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
World Safety Organization

Four-Year Academic Plan

Safety Management: B.S. Degree


The career paths listed are those which are commonly associated with this area of study and in no way does this site attempt to suggest that these are all of the career paths possible. Some of the career paths listed may require additional education, training, development, licenses and/or certifications. Listings of resources such as job listings, web links, professional organizations, library publications, and other information found on this page are believed to be accurate and true at the time published. The "What Can I Do With A Major In..." database is reviewed and updated every year in July. While no list is truly exhaustive, if you feel something should be added, deleted, changed or updated on this page, please contact the Career Services Center by e-mail at and an out-of-cycle change will be completed.

Who Can Help Me?

Valery Johnson
Career Development Coordinator