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.

University of Queensland

Masters of Occupational Hygiene

Graduate job-ready as a specialist occupational hygienist, working to create healthier workplaces.

Occupational hygienists apply scientific knowledge and techniques to the measurement and control of hazards that can harm the health and wellbeing of workers and others in the work environment.

Designed for science, engineering and health science graduates, this specialist program will build on your scientific background, focusing on the practical skills and knowledge you will need to manage the health impacts of work environments.


Dual Masters of Occupational Hygiene / Occupational Health and Safety Science

Graduate job-ready with the skills and knowledge to work as both an occupational health and safety professional, and a specialist occupational hygienist.

Designed for science, engineering and health science graduates, this dual master-level qualification will prepare you for a broad range of roles related to the management of the health and safety of workers in any industry.

It will equip you with comprehensive knowledge and skills to identify and manage the full range of hazards that present in the workplace, from traumatic accidents to longer-term health hazards like cancer and psychological harm.


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 (who commenced studies between 1993 and 2013)

RMIT University: Masters of Occupational Health and Safety (major in Occupational Hygiene)*

*(The AIOH will consider students graduating from RMIT’s Master of OHS as having the education requirements for provisional and full membership, who commenced their study at RMIT between November 2016 and July 2022)