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Program Information

School:Ryerson University
Faculty:Faculty of Community Services
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
Public Health, Other
Description:This program, the only one of its kind in Canada, teaches students how to create the safest possible workplaces. You’ll help prevent injury and illness by anticipating, evaluating and controlling physical, biological and chemical hazards, and developing and implementing initiatives that improve health and safety in work environments across every sector. A paid co-op option, laboratory testing and analysis, workplace visits and an independent research project prepare you to achieve board certifications or professional designations and impact diverse workplaces.

URL:Occupational Health and Safety at Ryerson University
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,109
International: $28,570

This cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Enrolment #:48
Scholarships:9
Careers:Natural and Applied Science Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 74
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 English (ENG4U)  or  Grade12 English (EAE4U) 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Biology 

ENG4U/EAE4U is the preferred English. The minimum grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 60-70% range) will be determined subject to competition.

Applicants educated outside of Ontario must submit evidence of education equivalent to the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with six Grade 12 U or M courses.

For more information regarding international admissions requirements, please visit: https://www.ryerson.ca/international/admissions/how-to-apply/country-specific/.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on April 23, 2021