29.2 Qualifications for Admission

  1. Admission is limited and competitive.

  2. To be considered for admission to the program, an applicant shall meet the requirements set out in the School of Graduate Studies General Regulations, Qualification for Admission.

  3. In exceptional cases, applicants who have not completed an undergraduate degree, but who meet all other requirements, may be considered for admission. Preference will be given to those who have a minimum of 10 years of full-time professional experience in the field of occupational health and safety and who have successfully completed substantial university coursework including at least two courses at an advanced undergraduate level from an institution recognized by Senate.

  4. Applicants who did not complete their Bachelor’s degree at a recognized university where English is the primary language of instruction must normally complete either the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) and achieve a paper-based score of 580 (or higher), computer-based score of 237 (or higher), or Internet based score of 92-93 (or higher); or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) and achieve a score of 7 (or higher). Admission will be limited to the best applicants based on prior academic performance, work experience, and letters of recommendation.