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.
This program can be taken online or in class.
University graduates who are passionate about helping others and wish to add to their resume.
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Get Hands-on Experience
- 560 hour Practicum
Details: IN CLASS OR ONLINE
Completion Time: 12 months (September to August) or 2 Years Part-time
Requirements: Undergraduate Degree in a Business or Science related area with a minimum average of 70% in the last two years of study.
Designed for: Recent university graduates or those seeking a change in career
Cost: Domestic $7800 International $14,000
Note: Program fees do not include any costs for class materials such as textbooks and software or ancillary fees.
Part-time Diploma Option:
Details: IN CLASS OR ONLINE
Completion Time: 24 months, Part-time (Year 1, Sept-May | Year 2, Sept-Aug)
Requirements: Undergraduate Degree with a minimum average of 70% in the last two years of study.
Designed for: Recent university graduates, those currently working in industry or those seeking a change in career
Domestic Tuition: $7800 International Tuition: $14,000
Note: Program fees do not include any costs for class materials such as textbooks and software or Western University ancillary fees.
In light of the challenges of COVID19, we will be accepting applications from students who have attended Western University or a Canadian university for their undergraduate studies until May 15, 2020.
Regrettably, we will NOT be accepting any additional international applications due to the required processing time for documentation.
The Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management application will be available November 1st, 2019 (admission for September 2020)
For information on how to apply to the program, please visit the Post-Degree website for details.
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