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Criminal Justice – Policing
Are you cut out to do justice?
You can be part of the process that keeps streets safe with the Criminal Justice – Policing program. Our intensive, two-year diploma will give you the skills and knowledge you need to make an impact in this vital field. You ll learn from qualified instructors with real policing experience, covering topics ranging from criminal and procedural law to ethics and criminology. You ll also gain valuable instruction regarding interviewing, courtroom procedures, conflict management, and investigative techniques.
Criminal Justice – Policing is right for you if you:
- possess strong moral character and values
- are passionate about helping people
- can work with all kinds of people in a variety of situations
- are physically fit
- are able to use your own initiative and work with minimum supervision
- can work as part of a team
- have good oral and written communication
Prepared to protect
Contrary to what the media would have you believe, a career in policing isn t just about drama and action. Most times, it s about providing the guidance necessary to hold together the fabric of a community. We ll make sure you have plenty of choices for gaining experience through practicums in several areas including policing, security and corrections. All of our courses are available through distance learning on a full- or part-time basis to suit your pace and lifestyle. And, if you wish to continue your educational pursuits, your Policing diploma will allow you to transfer into the third year of our Bachelor of Applied Arts in Justice Studies program. Whatever your decision you can be guaranteed of a long-lasting career that makes a difference in society.
Criminal Justice – Policing: At-a-Glance
Duration: 2 Years
Starts In: September, January, May (online only)
Delivery Options: All courses In the Criminal Justice-Policing diploma program are available through Online Learning.
Credential: Diploma in Criminal Justice – Policing
Transfers: Lethbridge College, Athabasca University, Mount Royal University, University of Calgary, Griffith University (Australia)
There is an elective practicum component to this program. The College dictates the legal terms and conditions governing the practicum experience.
Applicants are advised they will be required to undergo a Criminal Record Check and complete a comprehensive application package if they intend to enroll in a practicum. The existence of a criminal record will affect practicum placement and future employment prospects.
Students will be charged a medical/dental benefit fee unless they opt out by demonstrating alternative coverage prior to the end of the first week of class.
International students are charged three times the tuition fee of their particular program and the same (other) fees as domestic students.
Costs for supplies may vary considerably depending on what students already have or where they purchased their supplies; cost provided is on the moderately high end.
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