• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Humber College ’s Police Foundations diploma program’s curriculum, developed with the insights and expertise of members of the college’s Police Foundations Advisory Committee, ensures you’ll learn the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in a justice related career. Practical courses allow you to learn about psychology, criminology, the criminal code, contemporary social and community problems, policing protocols and strategies, investigating and evidence, and conflict management. As well, instruction in fitness and lifestyle management will teach you about the importance of health and wellness and about the fitness component of the Constable Selection Process. 

Your professors, who have work experience in the justice and policing sector, will help you graduate with a range of security, problem-solving and administrative skills, and with a commitment to justice and to your community.

Graduates of the program will be subject to all requirements of the Ontario Constable Selection Process and local police requirements when applying for a position as a police constable in Ontario.

Career

Fulfill your desire to serve your community and make our world a safer, better place to live with a career in the justice sector. Our program, offered on a full-time and part-time online basis, enjoys an excellent reputation within the criminal justice community. Graduates (who are subject to all requirements of the Ontario Constable Selection Process and local police requirements when applying for a position as a police constable in Ontario) have a competitive edge when pursuing potential career opportunities including:

  • municipal, provincial and national police services
  • special constable positions (Provincial, GO Transit, TTC)
  • court security services
  • municipal by-law enforcement
  • Canada Border Services Agency (Immigration and Border Security)
  • correctional services (provincial and federal)
  • private security

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    Deadline for equal consideration in the admission process: February 1. Post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
    Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Canadian Criminal Justice System
  • Fitness and Lifestyle Management 
  • Introduction to Justice Careers
  • Criminology
  • Criminal Code
  • Psychology: Introduction
  •  College Reading and Writing Skills

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses: 

  • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
  • Three Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14992 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7496 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3916 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1958 CAD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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