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The Industrial Safety degree program at UCO prepares students for practice in the safety, health and environmental profession.

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Students who successfully complete this degree will be able to:

  •  Anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and develop control strategies for hazardous conditions and work practices
  • Demonstrate the application of business and risk management concepts
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental aspects of safety, industrial hygiene, environmental science, fire science, hazardous materials, emergency management, ergonomics and/or human factors
  • Design and evaluate safety, health, and/or environmental programs
  • Apply adult learning theory to safety training methodology
  • Identify and apply applicable standards, regulations and codes
  • Conduct accident investigations and analyses. 

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Community Opportunities

Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro and in the community, which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities for Industrial Safety include:

  • Hazard recognition
  • Inspections and audits
  • Fire protection
  • Regulatory compliance
Not sure what to do with a Industrial Safety degree? Check out our career guide.

Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

Incoming freshmen are eligible for a variety of scholarships within the General Academic Scholarship Program. There are multiple scholarships specific to the College of Education and Professional Studies.

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