We provide an accreditation program for university level occupational hygiene courses to ensure the course satisfies learning outcomes required to meet the criteria considered necessary for AIOH Provisional and Full membership, and Certified Occupational Hygienist (COH) Certification.
Benefits of accreditation include:
  • Enhanced standing and reputation of the course based on reaching external minimum standards as determined by an independent assessment.
  • A clear pathway for graduates to obtain professional membership grading and certification within the AIOH.
  • Courses are able to use our accredited program logo and listed on our accredited program list below.

Accredited Courses

The AIOH has three accredited university courses delivering Masters Programs in Occupational Hygiene.

Edith Cowan University

Master of Occupational Hygiene and Toxicology (2012 and later graduates)

Aims to develop professionals in the field of occupational and environmental hygiene. In particular, this coursework Masters aims to develop the skills of identification, evaluation and control of workplace hazards that may adversely impact on the health of workers and/or the local community.

University of Wollongong

Masters of Occupational Hygiene

The Master of Occupational Hygiene uses science and engineering to measure the extent of worker exposure to physical, chemical and biological workplace hazards.

Using science and engineering you will design and implement appropriate control strategies to prevent ill health caused by the working environment.

The Master of Occupational Hygiene will provide you with an intensive professional program of study in the area of occupational health and safety. It will equip you to anticipate, recognise, evaluate and control the risks from workplace physical, chemical and biological hazards; and communicate these to employers and employees to promote improved working conditions and practices.

RMIT University

Masters of Occupational Health and Safety (major in Occupational Hygiene)

The Master in OHS builds on your learning from the Graduate Diploma in OHS and provides you with the opportunity to undertake:

  • A substantial research activity, allowing you to reflect on OHS theory and practice.
  • Specialist occupational hygiene courses in addition to an occupational hygiene research project - this minor is suitable for students wanting to become occupational hygiene specialists.
  • Courses from the RMIT MBA program in addition to an OHS management implementation project - this option is suitable for students looking to move into OHS management roles.

Previously accredited courses

University of Wollongong: Master of Science (Occupational Hygiene Practice)

University of Wollongong: Master of Work Health & Safety (Occupational Hygiene)

Deakin University: Graduate Diploma of Occupational Hygiene