Bachelor of Science in
Occupational Safety, Health and Environment


Occupational Safety, Health and Environment

Southeastern's Occupational Safety, Health and Environment program provides a comprehensive curriculum that prepares students with the ability to become highly qualified safety, industrial hygiene and environmental professionals. Students in the program gain the technical and managerial skills necessary to make significant contributions in their careers.

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Required Semester Hours 120

Program Highlights

  • Accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET,

  • Qualified faculty with outstanding academic qualifications and real-world experience

  • Sound foundation in the physical and biological sciences essential to the application of workplace safety and health, and environmental preservation

  • Close association with professional safety and health organizations, both on and off campus, to provide support and additional educational opportunities

  • Required internships and guided learning experiences

  • Honors curriculum available


What Can You Be

Types of Jobs

  • Associate Director of Safety, Health, and Security
  • Health and Safety Manager
  • HSE Specialist
  • Industrial Hygienist
  • Regional Safety Leader
  • Safety Advisor
  • Safety Compliance Officer
  • Safety Coordinator
  • Safety Manager
  • Safety Professional
  • Safety Specialist
  • Safety Technician

Types of Employers

  • Boardwalk Pipelines
  • Commercial and Retail Organizations
  • Consulting
  • Greater Baton Rouge Industry Alliance (GBRIA)
  • Health Care
  • Industry (heavy and light)
  • Insurance Carriers
  • ISC Constructors
  • OSHA Baton Rouge
  • Petrochemical
  • Regulatory and other governmental organizations
  • Total Petrochemicals and Refining US



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Student Orgs & Activities

American Society of Safety Professionals

Epsilon Pi Tau

Women in Technology

American Industrial Hygiene Association