Based on the results of our 2017 alumni survey, 80% of our graduates earn $50,000 per year or more with their first job in safety. 97% of our graduates who are seeking employment have a job in safety within one year of graduation. Our graduates work in a variety of industries and settings, including: healthcare, transportation, tourism, laboratories, manufacturing, oil and gas, retail, government agencies, mining, and the armed services.
Students who earn a degree in occupational health and safety will be prepared for rewarding careers protecting the health and well-being of employees by evaluating and controlling hazards in the workplace.
Graduate programs in occupational health and industrial hygiene have excellent funding. Our alumni who pursue master’s degrees often have all of their tuition paid through government grants, and many also receive a monthly stipend to cover their living expenses.
Professional organizations are great for networking and provide valuable information for those considering a career in occupational safety and health.