Concern for health and safety in the workplace is increasing among workers and employers across all industries and society in general. This part-time U of A certificate program is designed to help practitioners from many different backgrounds develop the competencies needed to be effective in the development, implementation, and evaluation of health and safety programs and systems in a wide variety of occupational settings. In a recent survey of OHS graduates, 96% felt the knowledge and skills gained from the program were relevant to their jobs.
To offer optimum accessibility the OH&S program is offered Edmonton, Calgary, with the option to complete some courses online, and throughout Alberta through affiliations with the following institutions:
Conditional admission may be granted to individuals who do not meet all admission requirements.
In cooperation with several professional associations who share, believe and encourage the philosophy of Continuing Professional Development, the University of Alberta, is pleased to honor individuals possessing the following professional designations and encourage them to apply for exemption credit and receive credit towards our program:
University of Alberta’s Occupational Health and Safety program accepts transfer credit for up to a maximum 3 (three) courses taken from recognized post-secondary institutions within the past five years. To apply, complete a Transfer Credit Request form and submit it to the OHS program office along with an official transcript, a course description, and an evaluation fee of $100 per course. Please note: the fee will apply only if the transfer credit is approved.
Some of our excellent community partners are offering over $6000 in six different available scholarships