​​​​​​​​Environmental, Safety & Occupational Health Management Degree

What can you do with an environmental safety degree? 

Watterson2014.jpgAn environmental, safety & occupational health management degree from UF can help you: 

  • Create healthier workplaces and communities
  • Practice the principles of sustainable development
  • Train communities in emergency response and disaster planning
  • Earn an average starting salary of $50,000 annually (our graduates have 100 percent job placement*)

UF student interning at Marathon Petroleum Corp.

As a student in our program you will:

Astha-Adhikari.jpgThe Association of Environmental Health Academic Programs (AEHAP) has named Graduate student Astha Adhikari as Student of the Month. Adhikari is an international student from Nepal who would like to work in an organization which promotes environmental and public health. 

"I would definitely encourage those students who are passionate about environmental health f​ield to pursue this program as it gives them a chance to come across various environmental health problems and work towards eliminating them. I think this program would be fruitful to those students who really care about the environment and public health.​"

Click here to read more about Adhikari and her accomplishments.​

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In The News

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The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) has initiated a campaign that shares information about the safety profession with young people, encouraging them to choose safety as an occupation. BCSP will begin sharing new material promoting the safety profession on social media under the hashtag #ChooseSafety, spreading the message and encouraging engagement. View the Choose Safety video.

Over 30-years of environmental experience!

In 1986, Findlay created the first hazardous waste management program, and it remains the best program internationally. The Environmental, Safety & Occupational Health Management Program continually develops and adapts to changing issues in the field of environmental science.

Findlay's program combines class work with professional internships and hands-on training in USEPA and OSHA programs at a nationally-recognized training facility.

ESOH Program Chair, Tim Murphy, Ph.D., at the All Hazards Training Center

Graduate Safety Practitioner Designation (GSP)

GSPLogo.pngUniversity of Findlay's Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Management Program is certified as a Qualified Academic Program (QAP) by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP). This allows our ESOH graduates to apply for the Graduate Safety Practitioner (GSP) designation!


The environmental, safety and occupational health management program is accredited by the American Board of Engineering Technology Applied Science Accreditation Commission (ABET-ASAC) and the National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council (EHAC) 


The mission of the Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Management is "to foster understanding and life-long appreciation of the theory, practice and applications of science and law within the areas of Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health.

*ESOH students who seek out and work with recommended resources and networking opportunities benefit from job placement within six months post-graduation.