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Professional Doctorate in Occupational Health and Safety

A Professional Doctorate in Occupational Health and Safety advances expertise in workplace safety, risk management, and health regulations

The Professional Doctorate in Occupational Health and Safety from East Bridge University is a terminal degree program designed to equip aspiring professionals with the skills, knowledge and aptitude necessary to address the intricate challenges in the field of occupational health and safety. This online doctorate degree program combines arduous academic coursework with real-world implementation that prepares graduates for leadership roles in occupational health and safety management, policy development, and research.

The online Professional Doctorate in Occupational Health and Safety program focuses on providing a holistic comprehension of the principles, models, and practices related to work health and safety. It imparts the knowledge of necessary tools to recognize, evaluate, and alleviate occupational hazards, promote worker well-being, and ensure obedience to appropriate regulations and standards.

Benefits of pursuing a Professional Doctorate in Occupational Health and Safety

  • Proficiency in occupational health and safety by gaining comprehensive knowledge of workplace hazards and preclusion strategies.
  • Hands-on application of theories and research to real-world occupational health and safety challenges.
  • Enhancement of leadership skills to efficiently manage and encourage a safe and healthy work environment.
  • Advanced research capabilities to contribute to evidence-based practices in occupational health and safety.
  • Increased career opportunities and potential for advancement in the field of occupational health and safety.
  • Understanding of legal and regulatory frameworks related to workplace safety.
  • Networking opportunities with industry experts in occupational health and safety.
  • Personal growth and the ability to make a significant impact on improving worker well-being and reducing workplace risks.

Professional Doctorate involves four stages

To be eligible for the professional doctorate in Occupational Health and Safety applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • The program requires applicants to have a recognized Bachelor's or Master's degree in the relevant field.
  • Present a preferred minimum of 10 years of relevant life experience
  • Demonstrate a standardized test score, such as IELTS Level 6.0 or equivalent proficiency.

Who are Professional Doctorates suited for?

Made to meet the specific needs of professionals in both the public and private sectors, the Professional Doctorate program stands as a premier pathway to outstanding career advancement opportunities in specialized fields. Geared towards experienced individuals with aspirations for senior leadership roles, these programs empower participants to effectively apply their knowledge across diverse work environments. The acquisition of a Professional Doctorate degree proves highly advantageous for individuals seeking to make a substantial impact in real-world settings, spanning across corporations, educational institutions, and service-oriented sectors. By honing their expertise through this rigorous program, graduates are well-prepared to thrive in complex and dynamic professional landscapes.

Is a Professional Doctorate internationally recognized?

The Professional Doctorate degree holds universal recognition as an esteemed international qualification, drawing a multitude of Asian, EU, and international students to embark on their doctoral journey at EBU. While most global employers highly value this prestigious degree, it is crucial to confirm its acceptance in your home or desired work destination country if you plan to pursue opportunities abroad. Notably, the esteemed PDC is directly conferred by the European International University in Paris, further enhancing its reputation and credibility.

Duration of an Online Professional Doctorate in Occupational Health and Safety

East Bridge University offers an Online Professional Doctorate in Occupational Health and Safety designed to be completed in 36 months. However, If you have the drive to finish earlier, our Program Officers can assist you in accelerating your academic journey.

Admission Process for a Professional Doctorate in Occupational Health and Safety

  • Fill application form available on East Bridge University website
  • Wait for detailed instructional email from our Enrollment Department
  • Fill up the Admission evaluation form and submit with your updated resume
  • On acceptance of your Enrollment you will get a provisional offer letter with Course fee, payment plan and admissible scholarship if any.
  • Make the payment for the course fee. Submission and payment of admission fee marks the end of enrolment process.

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The curriculum of a Professional Doctorate in Occupational Health and Safety program typically covers a diverse array of topics pertaining to the field which include occupational health and safety management systems, risk evaluation and management, ergonomics, industrial hygiene, occupational health psychology, workplace injury preclusion, safety guidance, and legal and moral aspects of occupational health and safety. Students gain a holistic understanding of the multidisciplinary nature of occupational health and safety and cultivate proficiency in implementing theory to real-world situations.

Graduates of a Professional Doctorate in Occupational Health and Safety program are well-prepared for leadership positions in various sectors, including government agencies, corporations, consulting firms, non-profit organizations, and educational institutions. They are equipped to develop and implement effective occupational health and safety programs, conduct research to inform evidence-based practices, and provide expert advice to organizations seeking to create safe and healthy work environments

Credits for Professional Doctorate Program

  • Conducting Accurate Internet Research (Coursework) - 30 ECTS
  • Introduction to Research (Coursework) - 30 ECTS
  • Dissertation (10,000 words research) - 90 ECTS
  • Viva Voce (Thesis) - 30 ECTS
  • Total - 180 ECTS


What are the career opportunities after completing a Professional Doctorate in Occupational Health and Safety?

After completing a Professional Doctorate in Occupational Health and Safety, graduates can pursue a wide range of career opportunities.

Some of the potential career paths include:

  • Chief Safety Officer
  • Director of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Vice President of Health and Safety
  • Global Health and Safety Manager
  • Executive Director of Workplace Safety
  • Senior Risk Manager
  • Senior Occupational Health and Safety Consultant
  • Senior Safety Compliance Manager
  • Director of Environmental Health and Safety
  • Senior Occupational Health Specialist
  • Senior Safety Program Manager
  • Senior Safety Director
  • Senior Health and Safety Trainer/Educator
  • Senior Industrial Hygiene Specialist
  • Senior Safety Consultant

Fees Structure

Thank you for considering our education programs. We understand that financial planning plays a crucial role in your decision-making process. Garner the benefit of flexibility when pursing an online professional doctorate degree from East Bridge University (EBU) which provides access to the course from any corner of the world. EBU offers affordability and easy instalment payment option with no interest charges. Payments can be made via, Credit Card, Online Bank Transfer, PayPal or Cash at our Global Centers. All Fees Include Tax, LMS Access, Program of study, Evaluation and assessment, Study guide, Diploma, and transcript from European International University.

Country Flag Country Currency Amount
United States of America USD 2750
United Kingdom GBP 2200
Thailand THB 94000
India INR 227000
UAE AED 11000

Fees include all: Tax, Program of study, LMS access, Study guide, Evaluation and Assessment, Diploma, Courier charges apply for Degree dispatch to your country. Certificate Notary and Apostille charges are separate from Paris. PDC is conferred by the European International University, (EIU-Paris). There is a bench fee applicable for each extension you request to complete the PDC program after 36 months

Refund Policy

Once students register for a course, they are responsible for dropping any course they decide not to attend.

  • Once you have enrolled in the program and you wish to immediately pull out and before any access has been granted - 50% of the tuition fee will be refunded
  • No refund for students who have received course access and have already started off with the program from EBU
  • Read all Terms and Conditions before making payments
  • Processing of refunds make take up to 3 months


The Professional Doctorate in Occupational Health and Safety is delivered and assessed by East Bridge University and the quality is assured by European International University, Paris. The most Grand & Global level Degree and the transcript are affiliated to by European International University, Paris, allowing students to receive relevant degrees upon successful completion.

European International University is a private higher education establishment authorized by the French Ministry of National Education, Higher Education, Research, and Innovation, in accordance to and in compliance with the French Education Act: Code de l’Education Articles L 444-1 to 444-11 and R 444-1 to 444-28.

Certificates and Transcripts

Documents regarding graduation are always generated in English, and will be made up-to-date as per the latest guidelines or formats adopted by European International University. These documents may be issued and legalized from Paris, France.

The following graduation documents are issued from East Bridge University:

Degree: It shows the graduate’s name in full, degree program, date, issuing country and signature of the Dean of the Faculty, the President and Registrar. It does not particularly mention any information regarding distance learning. This is issued by European International University.

Transcript: Displays all the credits accounted towards the degree, including the credits transferred from previous education, and the corresponding grades. It comprises the Diploma Supplement information, as deemed necessary by European Higher Education guidelines. This is issued by European International University

Graduation Completion Letter: A letter from East Bridge University from the Head of the Board of Academics information about your successful completion of the program.

Reference Letter: A reference letter is equivalent to a recommendation letter. A document is a stamp of integrity, capability and character of the candidate. This is issued from the Head of Faculty of the School, East Bridge University upon request.

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East Bridge University, praised by influential business leaders

East Bridge University has been a wonder and a magic in my life; helping me summarize my lifelong learning, experience and my teaching for living a life made more meaningful with learning and practice of simple skills for every age in every generation. My journey with East Bridge University has been truly inspiring and exciting for me as well all my associates, including my learners. I would like to express my heartfelt gratitude to the entire team of East Bridge University.

Dr. Mitali Roy
Soft Skilled Trainer, USA Professional Doctorate in Learning and Development

The journey with East Bridge University has been phenomenal! The structure of the course is so scientifically designed that the journey in the research study became all the more smooth. The support team was always prompt and spontaneous in responding to any queries or doubts.

Dr Aditi Ghosh
Senior Teacher Trainer, Kolkata, India Professional Doctorate Programn

I would like to express my appreciation for the knowledge and skills I have gained throughout my journey in the program. The curriculum was comprehensive and well-structured, covering the subject to conduct research as it was one of the main requirements to complete the Professional Doctorate. I am grateful for the opportunity to have been part of the Professional Doctorate program at East Bridge University.

Prashun Kumar Choudhury
Managing Director of Ozonead Group of Companies, Malaysia Professional Doctorate in Business Administration

It has been a fantabulous journey with East Bridge University. The great team provided me with excellent mentoring and guidance. I firmly believe that this study helped me advance professionally as well. I'm grateful to my mentor for helping me all the way through to this success. The webinars and course material were very educational and beneficial for my research environment. Once again, a big thank you to the EBU team. I'm confident I'll continue my learning adventure with them in the future.

Mr. Kaaushik Vardhan
Senior Infrastructure Cloud & On-Premise Project Manager, Malaysia Professional Doctorate in Business Management

So far I have no complaints, I am very happy with the content and the fact that I can work at my own pace. Thank you East Bridge University.

Chantel Van Der Merwe
Manager - Human Resource, Malaysia Masters in Education

It has been an amazing journey with East Bridge University. EBU provides a wonderful platform to working professionals to accomplish their dreams. I believe as a Principal of a leading school ,the Doctoral Program will immensely help me in my career growth. The course structure was well organized. The support team was super spontaneous. Above all I will express my heartfelt gratitude to my guide in the course, or his encouragement & guidance

Puja Bhattacharya
School Principal, Kolkata, India Professional Doctoral Program