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 a number of health-related jobs in the top 100 best jobs in America. This includes Environmental Health & Safety Coordinator as the 72nd best job in America, with an 11 percent 10-year job growth and a median salary of $66,500.

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