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Safety Management

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administrative contact

Marie Owen
phone: 304-293-9470

program contact

Gary L. Winn
Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
phone: 304-293-9476
fax: 304-293-4970

Program Details

Areas of Emphasis

safety management

Program Description

This program is designed for students trained in the areas of business and economic sciences, animal sciences, chemical and biological sciences, engineering and technology sciences, medical sciences, and the physical sciences who have an interest in safety, health, and environmental management.

Career Profile

Student graduating from this program can expect to work for various employers, including government agencies, manufacturing companies, energy industries, health care and insurance, and government safety planning programs.

Delivery Methods Available

  • on campus
  • online

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Applicants must arrange for official copies of transcripts and test scores to be sent directly to the WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment at PO Box 6510, Morgantown, WV 26506-6510. If being sent by delivery service (Federal Express, UPS, etc) requiring a street address, please use WVU Office of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment, 1500 One Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501. The program requirements listed below (if any) are in addition to the main WVU Graduate Application.

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Please see Office of Admissions - English Language Proficiency for more information.

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Prospective students should apply online at:

Application Priority Dates and Deadlines

  • Fall Deadline: July 31
  • Spring Deadline: November 30


WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The safety management master's degree program is accredited by the Applied Science Accreditation Commission of ABET,