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One Year Career Focused Program

Occupational Health and Safety Management can be taken either full-time (one year) or part-time (two years). The program combines eight months of learning online from September to April and four months in a practicum placement from May to August.

Put your critical thinking and communication skills to work!

This ten-course diploma program provides you with the knowledge and experience to start your career in occupational health and safety management. Acquire the understanding of legislation, workplace hazards and occupational illnesses you need to manage the occupational health and safety function in the workplace. Understand how organizations are structured to better understand the role of occupational health and safety within those frameworks.

The practicum provides hands-on experience, a strong network of industry contacts, and an edge in the job search process. It is the culmination of your work in the classroom and the bridge to a great career in your target industry.


Designed for

University graduates who are passionate about helping others and wish to add to their resume.


Get Hands-on Experience

  • 560 hour Practicum



Duration: One-year, full-time or two-years, part-time

Start: September

Location: Online

Requirements: Undergraduate Degree in a Business or Science related area with a minimum average of 70% in the last two years of study.

Cost: Domestic $7800 International $14,000

Application Deadline: April 15
Note: Program fees do not include any costs for class materials such as textbooks and software or ancillary fees.


Already work in the OHS field? 

Receive academic credit for your professional experience and complete the Diploma in as little as eight months!

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Canadian Registered Safety Professional CRSP®

This program is recognized as an approved academic program for the Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP®) designation.

Applications open November 1

Apply between Nov 1 and Apr 15 for the September 2021 start.


WebsitePost-Degree Site

For information on how to apply to the program, please visit the Post-Degree website for details.




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