Application for Safety Management Degree Recognition

Submitted By


Official Name of College or University

Official Name of Department or School

Official Name of Degree


IHMM Degree Requirements

  • A graduate of an IHMM ASHM Committee approved college or university, accredited by a member organization of the Council on Higher Education Accreditation, in which the degree identifies the graduate as having earned a baccalaureate (B), master (M), or doctorial (D) degree in safety, or safety-related degrees as approved by the IHMM ASHM Committee
  • The degree must clearly be on the transcripts.
  • At the bachelor level the major must have a minimum of thirty-six semester hours of safety/ approved degree-specific courses.
  • The degree (bachelor, master, or doctorate) must include a minimum of nine semester hours of management exclusive of the safety / approved degree program courses or incorporated within the courses.

We affirm that our safety/ safety-related degree requirements meet those set above by the Institute of Hazardous Materials Management, and that all those graduating from our institution with a safety/ safety-related degree will have satisfied the requirements of the degree and those established by the Institute


Official Name of College or University:

Date:

Unit Head Name Printed and Program Contact Number:

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Safety and Management Degree Course Listings

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Directions: Please provide catalog copy validating (as appropriate) the following:

  1. The degree program is accredited by a member organization of the Council on Higher Education Accreditation, in which the degree identifies the graduate as having earned a baccalaureate (B), master (M), or doctorial (D) degree in safety or safety-related degree as approved by the IHMM ASHM Committee (copy of catalog page acceptable)
  2. The degree must clearly identify safety or safety-related degree as approved by the IHMM ASHM Committee in its title (as shown in the catalog) (copy of catalog page acceptable)
  3. At the bachelor level, the major must have a minimum of thirty-six semester hours of safety/ approved degree-specific courses (as shown in the catalog) (catalog copy of the page(s) acceptable)
  4. The degree (bachelor, master, or doctorate) must include a minimum of nine semester hours of management exclusive of the courses or incorporated within the safety/safety-related courses (as shown in the catalog or highlighted) (copy of catalog page acceptable)

Those degree programs meeting the aforementioned requirements will receive a letter of confirmation and their degree(s) and institution will be posted on the Institute website (www.ihmm.org).

If more than one degree is being applied for, separate applications must be made for each degree.

After applications are approved, any changes in the approved degrees must be resubmitted to remain on the approved degree program list.