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What You Can Do with Your Degree

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HIRED EVEN BEFORE SHE GRADUATED Trumbull Corporation offered Jessie Cunkelman ’13 a part-time job while she was still a student; after graduating with her safety sciences degree, she started full-time as a site safety manager. Jessie says her IUP professors “definitely prepared me for my field. I’m doing very well, and I love my job. I’m very happy with how things turned out."

Turn Your Knowledge of Safety Sciences Into a Valuable Resource

The need for professionals in safety, health, and environmental applied sciences has never been greater. With a BS in safety, health, and environmental applied sciences, you’re perfectly positioned for an entry-level SHE position where you will be involved with hazard identification, evaluation, and control activities. But equally important, you will be able to communicate effectively, a critical competence when guiding management on safety issues. Your degree is also the gateway for applying for more advanced degrees in this exciting and challenging field.


With a BS in safety, health and environmental applied sciences, you will be on a path to advise management on control measures needed for safety, health, and environmental hazards in a variety of industries, such as:

  • Manufacturing
  • Insurance
  • Chemicals
  • Energy
  • Steel
  • Consulting
  • Construction
  • Government

Path to Higher Degrees

With a BS in safety, health, and environmental applied sciences, you can pursue these higher degrees:

  • Safety Sciences Department
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    1010 Oakland Avenue
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-3017
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