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Faculty of Community Services

Our programs

At Ryerson’s School of Occupational and Public Health, outstanding learning opportunities prepare students to become highly qualified occupational and public health and safety professionals.

We offer a bachelor of applied science (BASc) in Occupational and Public Health via an Occupational Health and Safety option and a Public Health and Safety option.

Following completion of a common set of first-year courses, students continue their studies in either Occupational Health and Safety or Public Health and Safety.

Ryerson Occupational Health and Safety student

Help prevent injury and illness in all types of workplaces. Learn to evaluate injury and accidents, and to assess harmful exposures to chemicals, radiation and physical agents.

Ryerson Public Health and Safety students

Help prevent disease and protect public health for the entire population. Become a public health inspector or pursue food safety, quality assurance, water quality and infection control within the private sector.