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B.S. in Occupational Safety and Health Management Accredited by ABET

August 27, 2019

B.S. in Occupational Safety and Health Management Accredited by ABET

Grand Valley State University’s bachelor’s degree program in Occupational Safety and Health Management has been accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.  

ABET accreditation assures that programs meet standards to produce graduates ready to enter critical technical fields that are leading the way in innovation and emerging technologies, and anticipating the welfare and safety needs of the public.

The Grand Valley State University B.S. in Occupational Safety and Health Management degree is designed to prepare individuals for entry level safety management positions while at the same time setting the stage for professional certification. The demand for competent, fully-qualified safety professionals continues to grow in Michigan and throughout the United States. Grand Valley is proud to prepare individuals to succeed in the safety profession.  For more information about Grand Valley State University’s bachelor’s degree program in Occupational Safety and Health Management, visit https://www.gvsu.edu/osh/.

Sought worldwide, ABET’s voluntary peer-review process is highly respected because it adds critical value to academic programs in the technical disciplines, where quality, precision, and safety are of the utmost importance.

Developed by technical professionals from ABET’s member societies, ABET criteria focus on what students experience and learn. ABET accreditation reviews look at program curricula, faculty, facilities, and institutional support and are conducted by teams of highly skilled professionals from industry, academia, and government, with expertise in the ABET disciplines.

ABET is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization with ISO 9001:2015 certification. It currently accredits 4,005 programs at over 793 colleges and universities in 32 countries.

More information about ABET, its member societies, and the accreditation criteria used to evaluate programs can be found at www.abet.org. 

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