The Bachelor of Applied Science – Occupational Health, Safety and Environment (BASc-OHSE) is a four-year applied degree, which equips graduates with the knowledge, experience and critical thinking skills required to anticipate, identify, control and evaluate workplace hazards. The program will provide comprehensive theoretical knowledge, hands-on skills training and work practicum field placements to produce success HSE professionals. The program will emphasize the development of effective communication skills, promote professional and ethical behavior, and maintain up-to-date knowledge directly correlated to the International Network of Safety & Health Professional Organizations (ISHPO), the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health (NEBOSH) and the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). HSE Practitioners are employed in a variety of industries, including construction, manufacturing, health care, education, and oil and gas. The program pathways include a 4-year direct entry route, as well as a temporary degree completion program ("bridging") for previous diploma graduates. Returning students can choose between a full-time or a part-time study.