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Criminal Justice Policing
Program Type Standard
Credential Type Diploma
Length 2 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning Available
General Admission Requirements: All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Lethbridge College programs, as indicated in the Admission section of this calendar.
Non-Academic Requirements: Applicants are required to review and acknowledge completion of an online information package relating to the entry/suitability requirements for a career in law enforcement. Applicants are advised they will be required to undergo a Criminal Record Check if they intend to enroll in a practicum.
Practicum Experience Requirements: 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.
Medical Requirements: Although no physical requirements are placed on applicants for entry to the program, applicants should ensure through a medical examination that their cardio-vascular system is suitable to undertake strenuous fitness related exercise. In addition, applicants are advised to undergo eyesight/colour vision testing for compatibility with the requirements of employers.
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA): If you have experience working in this field of study, you may be eligible for Prior Learning Assessment.
ALL courses are available on-campus and online.
New students are accepted into the Criminal Justice - Policing program in the Fall (September) and Winter (January) terms for on-campus and online study and also in the Spring (May) term for online study.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.
Tuition $5,149.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,405.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,386.00 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.
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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Griffith University (Australia)
Updated August 22, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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