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Safety Management (SFTY)


The safety management program provides the classroom knowledge and experience needed to be a safety specialist who is qualified to design, develop, and implement safety programs in business, industry, and government.  The safety management program at Indiana State University is one of the first to offer a bachelor's degree in the United States.


The Safety Management undergraduate program is accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET,

Enrollment & Graduation Data 

Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Below are the Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) that describe what graduates are expected to attain within a few years of graduation:

PEO 1 Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the area of safety management

PEO 2 Communicate safety-related topics (orally and in written) and work effectively both independently and in teams

PEO 3 Continue education and professional development

PEO 4 Demonstrate ethical, social, and professional responsibility

Student Outcomes (SOs)

Below are the Student Outcomes (SOs) that describe what graduates are expected to attain by the time of graduation:

(1) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve broadly defined technical or scientific problems by applying knowledge of mathematics and science and/or technical topics to areas relevant to the discipline.

(2) an ability to formulate or design a system, process, procedure or program to meet desired needs.

(3) an ability to develop and conduct experiments or test hypotheses, analyze and interpret data and use scientific judgment to draw conclusions.

(4) an ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences.

(5) an ability to understand ethical and professional responsibilities and the impact of technical and/or scientific solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts.

(6) an ability to function effectively on teams that establish goals, plan tasks, meet deadlines, and analyze risk and uncertainty.