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.

Designed for

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

Get Hands-on Experience

  • 560 hour Practicum


Admission: Apply to program
Completion Time: 12 months
Requirements: Undergraduate Degree.
Designed for: Recent university graduates or those seeking a change in career
Cost: $7800

Program fees do not include any costs for class materials such as textbooks and software or ancillary fees.


  • Personal Information
  • $100 Application Fee
  • Two letters of reference


If you are not a current Western University student or graduate you must also apply for admission to the university through OUAC

Application Deadline: March 15

For full admission requirements, and details on how to apply please visit our Post-Degree website



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