Industrial and Management Systems Engineering

Our Educational Objectives for the Graduate Safety Management Program

Drawing from the university's mission, the program mission, the needs of our constituents, and ABET ASAC Criteria 2001, the following educational objectives were developed for the Masters of Science Safety Management Program:

A graduate of the Safety Management program will be able to:

  1. Communicate effectively, orally and in writing, including the transmission of safety data to management and employees.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in the area of safety management.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of ethical and professional responsibilities and knowledge of applicable legislation and regulations.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to apply various research activities through the decision-making process used in safety management.

Educational Outcomes for the Graduate Safety Management Program

In order to meet the educational objectives, students of the Safety Management program must be able to meet the following educational outcomes at the time of their graduation:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge and skills to build a comprehensive Safety and Health Program based on loss control and regulations.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge and skills to use analytical techniques in the Safety and Health function.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge and skills with federal, state and non-governmental Safety and Health Program standards and best practices.
  4. Demonstrate skills in communications, written and oral, at the level of professionals in safety and health positions.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in writing and evaluating safety and health research proposals.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge and skills in using management tools to implement and evaluate SHE programs.