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Format

6 required courses (288 hours)

Delivery

Online | Learn more

Duration

Complete in 1 year, or up to 3 years

Cost

Courses start at $625

Police Studies involves theory and practical skills that prepare you for a career in the justice field.

Gain new knowledge of the Canadian justice system and develop skills and personal qualities for your career in justice. These online courses cover many topics, from the history of the Canadian justice system to criminal law to trends and issues in policing.

Learn about Canadian legislative bodies, the criminal justice system, law enforcement, corrections and after-care services in the community. Build your understanding of the major theoretical concepts in criminology through an interdisciplinary approach to the study of crime, criminals, criminality and crime prevention.

Explore issues of diversity and justice within Canadian society as you assess the workings of the Canadian criminal justice system in relation to minorities. Develop an in-depth appreciation of the link between minority group status and justice. Delve into the issues pertaining to law enforcement in a modern democratic society.

Please note: A career in law enforcement requires a combination of education, experience and a criminal records check. Many positions also require the completion of a written examination, medical examination and an interview to assess personal suitability.

 

Highlights and benefits

Earn a recognized credential | Enhance your career prospects

Enhance your life | Develop your personal and professional skills

Real-world knowledge | Learn from experienced industry professionals

Online delivery | Enjoy the flexibility of online learning and complete this program from anywhere

 

 Information session

Interested in learning more about our Police Studies Extension Certificate? Speak with program staff and instructors, and have your questions answered. Join us for a free virtual information session on Tuesday, Nov. 29 from 1 to 2 p.m.

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Course schedule by semester

  Fall
(Sept. - Dec.)
Winter
(Jan. - April)
Spring/Summer
(May - Aug.)
Canadian Criminal Justice Systems    
Interpersonal Relationship Skills    
Criminology Concepts    
Human Diversity in Justice    
Trends and Issues in Policing    
Canadian Criminal Law    

This schedule is subject to change. Courses start on various dates within each semester. Fall schedule and registration is available in June; Winter schedule and registration is available in November; and Spring/Summer schedule and registration is available in March.

 

 

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403.440.6875 or 1.866.775.2673
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