Careers in Occupational Health and Safety

Our graduates have obtained positions in industry, government, academia, and the non-profit section. Most of our trainees receive job offers prior to graduation, with many receiving multiple offers.

CNNMoney.com, in collaboration with PayScale.com, ranked Environmental Health Scientist as the 83rd best job in America, with an 18.7 percent 10-year job growth and a median salary of $66,400.

The Michigan Daily names Occupational Health & Safety Specialist one of the top ten careers for recent colleges grads.

Companies Include

  • Abbott Laboratories
  • Alcoa
  • Alza Pharmaceuticals
  • American Axel and Manufacturing
  • BASF
  • Caterpillar
  • Chrysler
  • Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Dow Chemical
  • DuPont
  • Earth Tech
  • Ecology Center of Ann Arbor
  • Eli Lilly
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • Environmental Consulting and Technology, Inc.
  • Exxon
  • Ford Motor Company
  • General Motors
  • GE Plastics
  • Great American Insurance
  • Intel
  • International Paper
  • Kodak
  • Limnotech
  • Lucent Technologies
  • Los Alamos National Laboratories
  • Mead Paper
  • Michigan Consolidated Gas Company
  • Motorola
  • Mt Carmel Health Systems
  • National Cancer Institute
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • National Institute Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • National Sanitation Foundation International (NSF International)
  • Occupational, Safety and Health Agency (OSHA)
  • Pfizer Global Research and Development
  • Sandia National Laboratory
  • Saturn
  • S.C. Johnson and Sons
  • UNISYS Corp
  • United Auto Workers
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • U.S. Geological Survey
  • Wyckoff Chemical

Job Titles Include

  • Air Quality Specialist
  • Chemical Information Specialist
  • Chief Medical Officer
  • Community Liaison Officer
  • Compliance Officer
  • Consumer Safety Officer
  • Dietitian
  • Director of Certification and Compliance
  • Director of Environmental Health
  • Director of Environmental Services
  • Director of Industrial Hygiene
  • Director of National Food and Safety and Toxicology Center
  • Director for Nutrition Field Studies
  • Director of Public Health
  • Director of Solid Waste Disposal
  • Director of Toxic Substances Agency
  • Environmental Health Policy Analyst
  • Environmental Health Research Scientist
  • Environmental Consultant/Specialist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Ergonomist
  • Ergonomics Consultant
  • Health and Safety Officer
  • Health Services Nutrition Education
  • Human Factors Engineer
  • Hygienist
  • Industrial Waste Director
  • Legislative Aide for Toxicology
  • Loss Control Specialist/Consultant
  • Manufacturing/Production Engineer
  • Medical Clinic Director
  • Nutrition Education Officer
  • Occupational Health Compliance Officer
  • Professor
  • Research Engineer in Industrial Setting
  • Safety Engineer
  • Sanitary Engineer
  • Scientist
  • Toxicologist