What Can I Do With A Major In Environmental, Health and Safety Management?

Environmental, Health and Safety Management

The Environmental, Health and Safety Management major is an interdisciplinary program designed to prepare students for professional careers in a variety of fields including, but not limited to: federal, state, local, and tribal governments, consulting, industry and other privately owned companies.

Employment opportunities exist in manufacturing, production, health care, insurance, public safety, law enforcement, construction, public and private utilities, communication and transportation industries.

Being an environmental, health and safety professional involves protecting America's workforce, the public and the environment from injury, illness and damage.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates approximately 20 percent growth in job opportunities in this field over the next 10 years.


Career Opportunities

  • Air and Water Quality Management
  • Agricultural Technician
  • Atmospheric and Space Scientist
  • Biochemist
  • Biologist
  • Biomedical Engineer
  • Chemist
  • Conservation Scientist
  • Environmental Compliance Inspector
  • Environmental Disease Analyst
  • Environmental Engineer
  • Environmental Planner
  • Environmental Research Analyst
  • Environmental Science and Protection Technician
  • Environmental Science Professor
  • Forester
  • Geographer
  • Geophysicist
  • Hazardous Waste Management Analyst
  • Hydrologist
  • Industrial Air Pollution Analyst
  • Industrial Waste Inspector
  • Microbiologist
  • Park Naturalist
  • Planning and Conservation
  • Seismologist
  • Soil Conservation Technician
  • Soil Scientist
  • Urban and Regional Planner
  • Waste Management
  • Water Pollution Control Inspector
  • Wildlife Biologist
  • Zoologist

Related Skills

  • Accuracy
  • Contact with Public
  • Decision Making
  • Helping
  • Listening
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Problem Solving
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Reasoning
  • Science
  • Writing and Authoring