Watch the video to learn more about the type of jobs you can expect with a degree in environmental, safety and occupational health management
Average graduates have a starting salary of $50,000 annually with a bachelor's degree!
Estimates show a surging demand for skilled, educated employees in the environmental science and occupational health areas in the next decade.
Career options for graduates include:
- a growing field investigating and implementing pollution prevention,
waste minimization, energy conservation or alternative energy;
- The Armed Forces - working with hazardous materials, environmental remediation and emergency response;
- Occupational Health/Safety - monitor and maintain the health and safety of employees in the workplace;
- Emergency Management - help protect the public by training, planning and responding to natural and man-made disasters;
- Industrial Hygiene - determine the potential
hazards and exposure levels from work practices and come up with
solutions to reduce or eliminate them;
- Environmental Remediation - cleanup sites
contaminated with biological or chemical agents or works as a health and
safety officer protecting employees on site;
- Environmental Scientist - analyze and inspect facilities and find solutions that minimize hazards to the health of the environment and population.
Government agencies and private sector areas such as: