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Police and Investigations Police Studies
Grant MacEwan Universitywww.macewan.ca
MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences - ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centred teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.
The university provides a transformative education in a collaborative and supportive environment where creativity and innovation thrive. Faculties focus on teaching, and many are also engaged in ground-breaking, internationally-recognized research and scholarly and artistic activity that enhances their teaching and the curriculum - and creates opportunities for student involvement in research.
The university offers a broad complement of programs comprised of bachelor and applied degrees, diplomas and certificates. Faculties and schools offer programming in fine arts and communications; health and community studies; liberal arts and sciences; and business.
Program Type Standard
Credential Type Diploma
Length 2 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
Categories of Admission
Applicants may be admitted through one the following:
- Regular Admission
- Previous Post-Secondary Admission
- Equity Admission
In addition, all applicants must also meet the following admission criteria:
- English Language Proficiency
- Other Admission Criteria
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, a!span>pplicants must have an Alberta high school diploma (or equivalent) or GED diploma.
Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 65% with no course grade lower than 50%, in the following high school courses:
- ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2
- Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2
- One subject from Group A, B, C, or D
Applicants with nine or more post-secondary credits must also present a minimum Admission Grade Point Average of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Previous Post-Secondary Admission
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, applicants must have successfully completed the following from a recognized institution:
- A minimum of 18 post-secondary credits with a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (AGPA) of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale and must have completed a high school diploma (or equivalent) or GED diploma.
Admission in this category does not imply or guarantee the transfer of any coursework and/or credential unless a block transfer agreement (internal or external) is in effect and published in the calendar by the Office of the University Registrar. In addition, transfer of coursework does not imply or guarantee that an applicant will be admitted.
The Department of Public Safety and Justice Studies at MacEwan University is committed to principles of equity and diversity. The department supports equitable representation of groups underrepresented in public safety and justice professions and has reserved up to 10% of admission spaces in each program as equity admission spaces for applicants who self-identify as Indigenous. The Department used the definition of Aboriginal peoples of Canada in the Constitution Act, 1982, Section 35 (2) as includes Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada to define Indigenous peoples.!span>!span>
In order to be considered for admission under the Equity Admission criteria, candidates must still meet the minimum admission criteria for the program option to which they apply.
Additional Admission Criteria
All applicants must meet the following:
1. English Language Proficiency
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar, a!span>ll applicants must meet an acceptable level of English language proficiency. We will require official documents such as: !span>
- High school transcripts!span>
- Post-secondary transcripts !span>
- Proof of successful completion of standardized language evaluation!span>
Full details are available in MacEwan University’s academic calendar or online at MacEwan.ca/ELP.!span>
2. Other Admission Criteria
To be evaluated through the Office of the University Registrar.!span>
Applicants are required to complete the fitness test. Applicants must meet the minimum standard (rating of 1) for each fitness test component and achieve a minimum score of 30/50.
Applicants offered admission must present a clear Police Information Check (or equivalent from another policing agency) that includes a Vulnerable Sector Search. The Police Information Check must be submitted by the published document deadline and have been issued within three months of the start of the program intake term.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2020/08/01 to 2021/07/31*.
Tuition $4,380.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,500.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $1,400.00 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 December 08, 2020. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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