Algonquin College

Police Foundations

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:Police and Public Safety Institute (Ottawa)
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Criminal Justice/Police Science
Description:This two-year Ontario College Diploma program is the first step in preparing students for a career in the field of law enforcement. Students gain a broad education in human relations skills and the interpretations of social interaction. The curriculum includes courses on police powers and procedures, community policing, investigation processes, diversity, professional ethics, communication skills and fitness testing.

Students are exposed to municipal, provincial and federal policing operations while benefiting from training by experienced police officers and an interdisciplinary faculty.
URL:Police Foundations at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $1,513
International: $6,090
Scholarships:10
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 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* 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 June 26, 2018

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