The Educational Standards Committee


NEW Developments & Initiatives:

  • The ASSE Society Position Statement on Accreditation Relative to the 
    Quality and Integrity of Safety, Health or Environmental Academic Programs...click here

  • ASSE Educational Standards Committee Safety Curriculum Guidelines...click here


The Educational Standards Committee

The Educational Standards Committee is responsible for advancing a progressive, realistic and comprehensive safety post secondary education accreditation effort, which is vital to the advancement of the profession. It also conducts training programs for accreditation site visit teams and provides assistance to colleges and universities interested in developing safety degree programs. The establishment of terminal degree programs in safety is also a current concern.

For additional information on programs and the accreditation process,
visit ABET - the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technolgy.

ASSE is seeking members who are interested in being ABET Program Evaluators (PEVs) to assist the Society in working as a team to visit college campuses and evaluate programs seeking accreditation.  ABET volunteers begin their service as program evaluators (PEVs).   Program evaluators play a vital role on for ASSE in evaluating and maintaining high educational standards expected by the Society.   View these files for more information


If you are interested in being a PEV for ASSE, please contact:  twilkinson@asse.org.

Standard Guidelines for Academic Internship Programs for Safety, Health, and Environmental Curriculum (MS Word Document)

College and University Directory of Safety & Related Degree Programs w/ Distance Learning and Continuing Education

Career Guide to the Safety Profession, 3rd Edition Text  - Now Available, Online 

For more information contact Liz Harmon