Occupational Health and Safety Management





Admission Requirements

The ideal candidate has an undergraduate degree in health sciences, engineering, environmental science, management and organizational studies (or a related field) and is a critical thinker looking to combine their interests in health and working with people.

  • Successful completion of a bachelor's degree in a Science or Business related area from an accredited university
  • A recommended minimum average of 70% in last two years of study

NEW Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR)

For students with a minimum of two years of industry experience.  Learn more

Application Deadline


Applications will open on November 1, 2021 for admission into the September 2022 program.

Completion Requirements

Once admitted to the program, the student is required to maintain an overall average of 70% with no single grade below 60%. After successful completion of the required courses and practicum placement, students will graduate with a Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management.  

Required Courses

OHSM6001 - Introductions to OHSM Legislation *

OHSM6002 - Occupational Hygiene *

OHSM6012 - Current Topics in Occupational Health and Safety

OHSM6013 - Human Resources for OHS

OHSM6014 - Safety Management *

OHSM6023 - Management Systems 

OHSM6024 - Workplace Wellness and Rehabilitation *

OHSM 6025 - Emergency Management 

OHSM6021 - Ergonomics for Occupational Health and Safety *

OHSM6022 - Communication in Occupational Health and Safety

* denotes year one courses for part-time students. The remaining courses are taken in year two, followed by the culminating practicum. 


OHSM6101 Practicum in Occupational Health and Safety Management

Work with our Placement Coordinator to prepare an effective resume and strengthen your interview and networking skills. You have an opportunity to apply to postings that are published to the class on the student intranet, or to work with the Placement Coordinator one-one-one to explore specific organizations that match your practicum and career goals.


May to September
You will complete the 560 hours over a 16 week period (35 hours/week).  


The practicum location is based on your preference and site availability.  


Successful completion of term one and term two courses is required before you can complete the culminating practicum placement.


Sites may choose to offer payment, a monthly stipend or honorarium, but it is at the site's discretion and is not required for sites to be eligible to participate.