Department of Safety Sciences

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  • Accreditation

    The Bachelor of Science degree program in Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences degree program is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET. The SHE Applied Sciences received accreditation through the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET for the fall 2015–16 cycle. This program currently has 230 students and will graduate approximately 50 students per year. This program has the following educational objectives and student outcomes.

    The BS degree meets the Board of Certified Safety Professionals standards as a Qualified Academic Program. As a QAP, graduates of the BS degree are awarded the Graduate Safety Practitioner designation from the BCSP. Graduates with this designation receive a waiver of the Safety Fundamentals Examination and the recognition they are proceeding toward the CSP safety certification.

  • Advisory Board

    The Safety Sciences Department advisory board is made up of safety, health, and environmental professionals from academia and a variety of manufacturing sectors. The committee meets twice yearly to review the program mission and outcomes, curriculum, and facilities/equipment and  recommend program improvements—a biannual QC evaluation of the department.

    Vision Statement

    We will be the premier institution for education and research and the program of choice for industry partnerships in the global safety, health, and environmental profession.

    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Department of Safety Sciences at Indiana University of Pennsylvania is to prepare highly qualified individuals for careers in the Safety, Health, and Environmental Applied Sciences Profession, conduct SHE research, and develop industry partnerships to further enhance the profession.

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