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Justice Studies Law Enforcement

Bow Valley College

Bow Valley College

www.bowvalleycollege.ca
The Justice Studies diploma programs have been designed specifically to provide graduates with the knowledge and skills to work in a variety of settings and roles within the justice system. The two year diploma programs have a common year 1 with 5 different specializations to choose between for year 2. Year 1 of the program introduces topics on the criminal justice system, criminal law, sociology, psychology, writing and communication skills, and fitness, while year 2 allows learners to specialize in 1 of 4 fields: Correctional Studies, Youth Justice, Law Enforcement, and Aboriginal Focus, or customize through a combination of year 2 courses through the General specialization.
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Registrar's Office
345-6 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta, T2G 4V1, Canada

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  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements:

  • High School Diploma with credit in English 30-1 or 65% in English 30-2 or equivalent, OR
  • Successful completion of the General Equivalency Development test with a standard score of 520 in Language Arts: Reading and Writing, OR
  • Satisfactory results on the BVC Admissions Test

English Language Proficiency Requirements:

In addition to academic requirements, applicants whose first language is NOT English must demonstrate ONE of the following:

  • IELTS score of 6 with minimum band score of 5.5
  • TOEFL score of 83
  • BVC Academic English 2 with a grade of ‘B-’
  • Canadian Language Benchmarks score of 8 in each strand
  • Successful completion of an Alberta Education English Language Arts course that is consistent with the specified academic admission requirements for the Career Program
  • Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of three years of full-time secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction
  • Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of one year of full-time post secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2017/08/01 to 2018/07/31*.

  • Tuition $3,383.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,500.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $204.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Elegibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated May 31, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

Educational program information is provided as an introduction and for general reference. For current information about programs and school requirements or policies, check the school calendar, visit their website or contact the school directly.

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