Thompson Rivers University

Police and Justice Studies

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Program Information

School:Thompson Rivers University
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Criminal Justice/Police Science
Description:Developed with police and other justice agencies, this two-year program will prepare you for the challenges of a career in policing, as well as in corrections, parole, customs, and other government services at the federal, provincial or municipal levels. Your diploma credits count towards completion of an arts, business or criminology degree.

Developed in close liaison with police and other justice agencies to ensure graduates have the breadth of skills and knowledge required for a justice-related career.

URL:Police and Justice Studies at Thompson Rivers University
Length:2 Year(s)
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 

Applicants are required to have BC Grade 12 (or equivalent), and English 12 or English 12 First Peoples with a minimum of 73% (or equivalent).

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
A current resumé and statement of career objectives is to be submitted with the application. Applicants should note that some required courses require physical fitness standards and may require a criminal record check.

* 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 February 14, 2019