OHS Academic Programs Approved for CRSP Eligibility

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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

Eligible OHS College/University Programs for CRSP certification
Institution Program Notes
Academy Canada OHS Diploma  
Anderson College OHS Diploma  
British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) OHS Diploma
Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety plus the Associate Certificate for OHS Practitioners.

BCIT has four pathways for students to meet the academic requirements to be eligible to apply for the CRSP certification
1.    Occupational Health and Safety Diploma program.
2.    Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety plus the Associate Certificate for OHS Practitioners.

Students who already have a Bachelor’s Degree can meet the academic requirements by completing either the 
3.    Associate Certificate in Foundations of Occupational Health and Safety or the
4.    Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety.

Cambrian College Workplace Safety & Prevention Technician Diploma  
Cape Breton University BHSc (Public Health)  
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


Bachelor 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  
Herzing College OHS Diploma Program is offered at Winnipeg, MB, Cambridge, Toronto and Ottawa, Ontario campuses
Holland College Occupational Health & Safety Technology Certificate  
Keyin College OHS Diploma  
Lambton College

Workplace Safety & Prevention Diploma

OHS Management Post Graduate Certificate

 
Langara College Health, Safety & Environmental Compliance Diploma  
Marine Institute at Memorial University  Bachelor in Maritime Studies (Safety Management)   
McGill University Master Degree in Occupational Health Science  
Memorial University Masters in Occupational Health and Safety  
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) OHS Diploma  
Nova Scotia Community College OHS Diploma  
Red River College OHS Certificate For those students enrolled after October 2017
Ryerson University

BASc in OHS

Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety + Certificate in Advanced Safety Management + Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety Leadership

For the Ryerson certificate route, all 3 certificates must be completed for eligibility to be granted.
Saskatchewan Polytechnic OHS Certificate For graduates after July 1, 2017. Effective July 1st, 2017 they are only offering a 906 hr program which qualifies for eligibility purposes.
Seneca College Workplace Safety and Prevention Diploma  
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 OHS Diploma

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 CRSP Pathway CHSEP/SHEM or COHSES/SHEM The University of Fredericton (UFred) has mapped out a CRSP Eligibility Pathway. 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

BSc in Environmental Public Health & Occupational Safety


MSc Maîtrise en santé environnementale et santé au travail 

 
University of New Brunswick COHS/DOHS

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 customerservice@unb.ca 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
Western University 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)