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If you are an OHS program director and would like to learn more about your 900-hour 2-year OHS program being added to this list, please contact the BCRSP office for information.
Effective July 1, 2018 the eligibility criteria to apply for the CRSP® certification changed.
- A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in any field OR a 2-year diploma in occupational health and safety or equivalent from a recognized academic institution.
- 48 months of professional level OHS experience obtained within the last 72 months (minimum of 900 hours/calendar year of practice in OHS)
Eligible OHS College/University Programs for CRSP® Certification
|British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
Associate Certificate in Foundations in Occupational Health and Safety and the Certificate in Advanced Safety Management
BCIT has five pathways for students to meet the academic requirements to be eligible to apply for the CRSP certification
Students who already have a Bachelor’s Degree can meet the academic requirements by completing either the
|Workplace Safety & Prevention Technician Diploma
|Cape Breton University
|CEGEP de Saint-Laurent
|Dip Environnement, Hygiène et Sécurité au Travail
|CEGEP de Sorel-Tracy
|Dip Environnement, Hygiène et Sécurité au Travail
|College of the North Atlantic
|Post Diploma in OHS
The College of the North Atlantic, Safety Engineering Technology (Post Diploma) program, completed after a 3-year diploma from a recognized college/or a degree form a recognized University. This full-time, classroom, [co-op option] program qualifies for the CRSP eligibility criteria after July 1, 2018. An applicant will be required to submit both transcripts (3-year diploma & post-diploma). Program is not currently being offered.
|Columbia Southern University (USA)
Associate of Science in Occupational Safety & Health
Master of Science in OHS CSU
|Ecole de Technologie Supérieure, Université du Québec
|Maîtrise en Génie des Risques en Santé et Sécurité du Travail
|Program is offered at Winnipeg, MB, Cambridge, Toronto and Ottawa, Ontario campuses
|Occupational Health & Safety Technology Certificate
|Health, Safety & Environmental Compliance Diploma
|Marine Institute at Memorial University
|Bachelor in Maritime Studies (Safety Management)
|Master Degree in Occupational Health Science
|Masters in Occupational Health and Safety
|Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT)
|Nova Scotia Community College
|Red River College
|For those students enrolled after October 2017
|For graduates after July 1, 2017. Effective July 1st, 2017 they are only offering a 906 hr program which qualifies for eligibility purposes.
|Workplace Safety and Prevention Diploma
|Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University)
|For the Toronto Metropolitan University certificate route, all 3 certificates must be completed for eligibility to be granted.
|University of Alberta
|Professional Diploma in OHS
|CRSP Pathway: The University of Alberta (UofA) has mapped out a CRSP Eligibility Pathway. UofA students who wish to obtain the necessary educational prerequisites for eligibility for the CRSP designation will now be able to combine the UofA's OHS Certificate and the UofA's Professional Diploma in OHS designed to qualify for the CRSP eligibility criteria after July 1, 2018.
|University of British Columbia
|Master of Science in Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
|University of Calgary
The University of Calgary has developed stackable certificates that upon completion of all, are equivalent to 60 credits and are therefore eligible for the CRSP certification.
|University of Fredericton
The University of Fredericton (UFred) has mapped out a CRSP Eligibility Pathway for those individuals completing the CHSEP/SHEM or COHSES/SHEM certificate/diploma. UFred students who wish to obtain the necessary educational prerequisites for eligibility for the CRSP designation will be able to combine the UFred Certificate (CHSEP or COHSES) and the Diploma in Safety, Health and Environmental Management (SHEM) allowing the combined programs to reach the BCRSP standard for academic eligibility. (for courses taken after September 1, 2017).
|Université de Montréal
|University of New Brunswick
The University of New Brunswick has mapped a CRSP Eligibility Pathway that is a combination of the COHS/DOHS (for courses taken after October 1, 2017).
For more information contact the University of New Brunswick at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-888-259-4222.
|University of Toronto
|Master of Health Science in Occupational and Environmental Health
|University of Victoria
|Environmental and Occupational Health Post-Graduate Certificate*
|University of Victoria's EOH certificate, completed after a university degree would qualify. An applicant will be required to submit both transcripts (degree & certificate program) UVic EOH Post-Graduate Certificate
|Post Degree Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management*
|Western University's Diploma in OHS Management, completed after a university degree qualifies for the CRSP application. An applicant will be required to submit both transcripts (degree & diploma program)
*does not qualify for pathway C of the CRST application stream.