St. Lawrence College

Police Foundations

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Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Brockville, Cornwall, and Kingston campuses
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Criminal Justice/Police Science
Description:This program provides training for a career in Policing Services and other branches of Law Enforcement. The goal of Police Foundations is to provide potential police officers with a well rounded education which prepares them to address the problems of the communities they serve in a flexible and effective manner.

The Police Foundations Program can assist you in developing and enhancing your knowledge, skills and abilities for a career in policing and law enforcement. The hiring trend for qualified police and law enforcement candidates is unprecedented in this decade. The policing and law enforcement community (Federal, Provincial and Municipal) and Canadian Border Services have identified a substantial need to hire officers for the next three to five years. The Police Foundations Program provides an excellent base for careers with Policing Services, Canada Border Services, Military Police, Ministry of Transportation, Private/Corporate Security and various correctional institutions.
URL:Police Foundations at St. Lawrence College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,695
International: $15,220

The only additional costs are textbooks, notebooks and fitness gear. The total for all additional costs is no more than $400.00 a semester. Students can also save money buy purchasing used textbooks from the book store.
Scholarships:5
Careers:Commissioned Police OfficersPolice Officers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) with the majority of Grade 11 and 12 courses at the C, U or M level including the following prerequisites: Grade 12 English at the C, U or M level Grade 11 Math

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 78] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Apply to college as soon as the application is available in October. Applications received on or before the Equal Consideration Date will be given equal consideration. This is particularly important if you are applying to a program that is in high demand or oversubscribed; that is, a program for which the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of seats available. After the Equal Consideration Date, applications are considered on a first-come, first served basis.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 03, 2017

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