Are you are interested in learning about human and social behavior, the criminal justice system, and sociological roots of crime and deviance? Our Criminal and Social Justice program is designed as your start to a full degree program in Justice Studies, Law Enforcement Studies, Criminology, and more.
You can choose to complete either the one-year certificate or the two-year diploma. The one-year certificate block transfers to diploma or degree programs at Bow Valley College, Justice Institute of BC, Niagara College Canada, University of the Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island University. You can transfer credits to other institutions on a course-by-course basis.
This program is delivered in a combination of face-to-face and online courses.
Individuals who choose to work in the area of criminal and social justice should:
Be able to work as part of a team and operate computer systems
Be prepared to make quick decisions and manage stress
Be able to communicated clearly and exercise good judgement
Follow procedures and maintain self-control.
Why Choose a Criminal and Social Justice Career?
Many career options in corrections, probation/parole, border services, social work and more.
Career opportunities available with federal, provincial and municipal governments
You have the opportunity to have a positive influence in individuals’ lives.
The Criminal and Social Justice certificate is awarded to students who successfully complete the first year, with a total of 30 credits.