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Red Deer Polytechnicrdpolytech.ca
Program Type Standard
Credential Type Diploma
Length 2 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
The Justice Studies program recognizes the need to facilitate access to post-secondary education for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous learners. To facilitate greater participation of Indigenous learners, the Justice Studies program has designated 10% of seats for qualified applicants who are Status Indian/First Nations, Non-status Indian/First Nations, Metis, or Inuit. After June 1 of each year, any such designated seats which have not been taken by Indigenous learners meeting admission requirements, and applying under this provision, will be released to qualified applicants on the waitlist.
Indigenous applicants must meet the admission requirements for the program as outlined in the Academic Calendar, and qualify for a designated seat by:
- Self-identifying as an Indigenous applicant on the Application for Admission
- Providing proof of Indigenous ancestry
Proof of Indigenous ancestry (one of the following):
- Certified copy of a Status or Treaty card, Metis membership card, Nunavut Trust Certificate card, roll number or any other proof accepted by Inuit communities
- Proof that an ancestor's name has been entered in: the Indian Register according to the Indian Act, band list of an individual band, or the Inuit roll
- Written confirmation of Indigenous ancestry from Indigenous and Northern Indigenous Canada
- Statutory Declaration by an applicant attesting to Indigenous ancestry with supporting documentation
Other forms of proof may also be considered at the discretion of the Registrar.
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ELA 30-1 or equivalent with a minimum 60%
One other course from Group A or equivalent with a minimum 60%
Note: Applicants whose first language is not English must demonstrate English language proficiency.
Note: Indigenous applicants to the Justice Studies program, go to Program Admission Features above for more information.
Completion of a pre-admission introduction module to Justice Studies
Note: Some employers, including the RCMP, require a High School Diploma.
Practicum Experience requirements:
Applicants must provide, at their own expense, a Police Information Check and Vulnerable Sector Check to many agencies for practicum experience. Adverse information on such checks may limit practicum placement and prevent program completion. It is the decision of each agency or institution whether or not to accept a student for placement based on the results of such checks.
Some placements may require additional documentation, such as a medical examination, or RCMP Field Investigation and Security Clearance. It is important to learn about these requirements early in the program to ensure sufficient time for receipt of the documentation prior to the fourth term practicum.
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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 $5,795.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $2,004.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,330.00 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: Not available
Updated September 12, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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