Programs

Here at UFred, we’ve designed our programs exclusively for online delivery. Our curriculum design offers flexibility and promotes a high level of interaction. Our faculty is specifically trained to deliver online education, and our learner support infrastructure was developed to track learner progress and performance to meet the needs of online learners.

Our commitment to helping our students reach their educational and professional goals is what drives us. With an array of certificate, diploma, and degree programs, as well as our numerous program specializations, students have the flexibility to follow an educational path that is unique to their goals and ambitions. Our programs are designed to help you develop into a leader that can effectively deal with the challenges inherent in today’s organizations.

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Business Programs

Business Programs

Move your career forward without losing career momentum through one of business programs offered through the Sandermoen School of Business, or through the School of Professional Learning.

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At UFred, there are a range of different paths that you can take to move your business education forward.

Graduate business programs

Executive MBA program

Our Executive MBA program will provide you with the broad leadership principles required for career advancement in today’s business environment, and help you to apply your learning in real-time without interrupting your career momentum.

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MBA program

Our online MBA program is designed for early-career professionals and managers of companies who aspire to lead their organization towards higher performance. The program will provide you with the skills to advance your career, and drive organizational results. You’ll enhance your ability for critical thinking and have the opportunity to collaborate and network with students and faculty across Canada and around the world.

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Master Certificate programs

For career professionals who already hold a Masters degree, but are looking for the specialized knowledge that will give their careers an edge, UFred offers a series of Master Certificate programs:

Undergraduate degree programs

Diploma-to-Degree Program in Business Administration

Through a partnership with Husson University, those who hold a Canadian public community college diploma are eligible to participate in a Diploma-to-Degree program, where they may complete their degree fully-online.

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Health & Safety Programs

Health & Safety Programs

Elevate your safety career with online certificate, diploma, and degree programs in occupational health and safety, ergonomics, disability management, and more.

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At UFred, we are striving to offer a full learning path for health and safety professionals, from the certificate level right through to a degree. Read more about the options available below.

Graduate programs

Executive MBA with a specialty stream in Health and Safety Leadership

Our online Executive MBA with a specialty stream in Health and Safety Leadership is designed for advanced-career professionals and managers of health and safety units who aspire to lead their businesses towards much higher performance.

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MBA with a specialty stream in Health and Safety Leadership

Our online MBA with a specialty stream in Health and Safety Leadership is designed for early-career professionals and managers of health and safety units who aspire to lead their businesses towards much higher performance.

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Master Certificate in Health and Safety Leadership

Our Master Certificate has been designed to further improve the post-secondary education landscape for upwardly-mobile health and safety managers and executives.

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Diploma programs

Diploma in Integrated Disability Management

Our Diploma in Integrated Disability Management is designed for professionals and practitioners working in the field of disability management, or who are seeking to pursue disability management as a career option. Students come into this diploma program with an academic background in a related discipline as well as with workplace experience in disability management.

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Diploma in Safety, Health and  Environmental Management

Our online Diploma in Safety, Health and Environmental Management (SHEM) is designed for existing safety practitioners, and is the first diploma level program offered online at this academic level. Students will find themselves stretched by new critical thinking skills, and bring a much richer professional perspective to their daily practice.

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Certificate programs

Certificate in Applied Ergonomics

Designed to enable workplace safety personnel and health professionals to deal with ergonomics issues that often arise in the workplace from poor design of workstations and workplaces, this comprehensive ergonomics course introduces an integrated approach to Musculoskeletal Disorder (MSD) Prevention using major North American ergonomics guidelines.

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Certificate in Ergonomics 

The two-course Ergonomics Coordinator Certificate is comprised of the Foundations and Advanced courses. This Certificate will equip graduates with ergonomic skills to enable them to address MSD issues in their workplace, as well as enabling effective prevention programs to minimize MSD risks.

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Certificate in Health, Safety and Environmental Processes

The online CHSEP program is unique among other OHS certificate programs, in that, its focus is on the essential process skills required to succeed as an OHS practitioner in your jurisdiction, rather than just focusing on the technical aspects of the field. CHSEP participants will develop their ability to identify, prioritize and manage workplace risks, thereby making a significant contribution to their organization’s goals.

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Certificate in Integrated Disability Management

The online Certificate in Integrated Disability Management (CIDM) is designed to introduce an integrated and interdisciplinary approach to the concepts and practices of disability management. Completely delivered online, the certificate provides participants a highly interactive learning experience that enables them to learn and apply the integrated disability management skills and practices.

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Certificate in Managing Psychological Health Issues at Work

The Manager Certificate begins with an introductory course on PH&S concepts. The focus then shifts to managing psychological health issues of individual employees with two additional courses. The courses provide in-depth learning on key principles and considerations for managers in supporting employees with psychological health issues, as well as enhancing managers’ emotional intelligence skills in managing emotionally distressed employees.

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Certificate in Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

This Certificate consists of the introductory course, plus four additional courses, and provides a solid knowledge-base about how to plan, implement, and evaluate psychological health and safety programs in the context of the National Standard. This level of the Certificate is designed for organizational leaders implementing workplace health and safety management systems for all employees.

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Continuing Education

Continuing Education: Integrated Health and Safety Management

The Continuing Education (CE) Modules have been designed for OH&S, Occupational Health, Human Resources, Disability Management, Nursing, Allied Health, Legal, Insurance, and Business Management practitioners.

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Enhancing Workplace Resiliency

With a range of common stressors vying for employees’ attention at any given time, it is important that employees understand how to manage and cope with these stressors in ways that are healthy and productive. In the Enhancing Workplace Resiliency course, learners will obtain the knowledge needed to positively cope with stress through six engaging modules.

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Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The Preventing Sexual Harassment at Work course has been designed for companies and/or individual employees seeking education and information about sexual harassment in the workplace within a Canadian setting. While the course is beneficial to those in supervisory or management positions, it is also designed to benefit non-supervisory employees.

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Psychological Health & Safety Programs

Psychological Health & Safety Programs

Learn how to implement psychological health and safety systems, how to manage psychological health issues at work, and how to create more resilient employees, completely online.

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The UFred Certificates in Psychological Health and Safety have been developed to help today’s workforce leaders better address potential negative psychosocial factors in the workplace, and support employees experiencing emotional distress or mental health issues or disorders.

Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace: Basic Level

Our Basic Level consists of an introductory course titled An Introduction to Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace. The course is designed to help organizations bring their employees up-to-speed on their roles in maintaining a psychologically healthy and safe work environment, providing a stronger understanding of PH&S concepts.

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Certificate in Managing Psychological Health Issues at Work

Our Manager Certificate begins with an introductory course on PH&S concepts. The focus then shifts to managing psychological health issues of individual employees with two additional courses. The courses provide in-depth learning on key principles and considerations for managers in supporting employees with psychological health issues, as well as enhancing managers’ emotional intelligence skills in managing emotionally distressed employees.

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Certificate in Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace

This Certificate consists of the introductory course, plus four additional courses, and provides a solid knowledge-base about how to plan, implement, and evaluate psychological health and safety programs in the context of the National Standard. This level of the Certificate is designed for organizational leaders implementing workplace health and safety management systems for all employees.

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Enhancing Workplace Resiliency

With a range of common stressors vying for employees’ attention at any given time, it is important that employees understand how to manage and cope with these stressors in ways that are healthy and productive. In the Enhancing Workplace Resiliency course, learners will obtain the knowledge needed to positively cope with stress through six engaging modules.

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Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Looking to continue your education or meet various educational certification requirements? Learn more about our online continuing education modules.

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Looking to upgrade or continue your education? Read more about the various options available at UFred.

Continuing Education: Integrated Health and Safety Management

The Continuing Education (CE) Modules have been designed for OH&S, Occupational Health, Human Resources, Disability Management, Nursing, Allied Health, Legal, Insurance, and Business Management practitioners.

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Enhancing Workplace Resiliency

With a range of common stressors vying for employees’ attention at any given time, it is important that employees understand how to manage and cope with these stressors in ways that are healthy and productive. In the Enhancing Workplace Resiliency course, learners will obtain the knowledge needed to positively cope with stress through six engaging modules.

Learn more

Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The Preventing Sexual Harassment at Work course has been designed for companies and/or individual employees seeking education and information about sexual harassment in the workplace within a Canadian setting. While the course is beneficial to those in supervisory or management positions, it is also designed to benefit non-supervisory employees.

Learn more

Undergraduate degree programs

Diploma-to-Degree Program in Business Administration

Through a partnership with Husson University, those who hold a Canadian public community college diploma are eligible to participate in a Diploma-to-Degree program, where they may complete their degree fully-online.

Learn more

Diploma-to-Degree Program in Criminal Justice

Through a partnership with Husson University, those who hold a Canadian public community college diploma are eligible to participate in a Diploma-to-Degree program, where they may complete their degree fully-online.

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Sandermoen School of Business

At the Sandermoen School of Business, our focus is on the essence of Leadership for personal, corporate, and organizational success. Learn more about fully online pre-MBA, MBA and Executive MBA programs, Master Certificates, and various specialty stream options designed to help students reach their unique career aspirations.

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School of Occupational Health and Safety

The School of Occupational Health and Safety programs are designed to enhance opportunities for career pursuits or advancements by offering high quality applied-practices programs in specialized managerial, professional, technical, and service areas. Our programs will enhance your health and safety leadership skills and help you add value to your organization in real-time.

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School of Professional Learning

With an emphasis on education that will help working professionals take their careers to the next level, the School of Professional Learning offers a variety of fully-online programs and continuing education units for a range of different professions.

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Centre for Psychological Health Sciences

Join the National Movement to Create Psychologically Healthy Workplaces

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