MacEwan University

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Police and Investigations - Police Studies

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Program Information

School:MacEwan University
Faculty:Faculty of Health & Community Studies
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Description:Do you have a strong sense of justice and a firm belief in the rights and freedoms of all citizens? Are you able to diffuse tension in stressful situations? As a police officer you need to be the strong voice of reason and keep a level head as you serve your community and protect its members from crime and violence.

Policing is changing due to demographics, economic pressures and more sophisticated criminal activity. MacEwan University equips police professionals with the most current theories of criminology, investigative techniques, law, psychology, evidence collection and forensics.
URL:Police and Investigations - Police Studies at MacEwan University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,700

This cost estimate is for Year 1(30 credits) of the program.

This estimate does not include program fees. For this program, the fees are: Year 1=$25/yr; Year 2=$405/yr. Also, travel expenses associated with field placement may occur.

Careers:Commissioned Police OfficersPolice Officers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*65 to 79

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Social Studies 

Applicants 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 percent, in the following high school courses: ELA 30-1 or ELA 30-2, Social Studies 30-1 or 30-2, and one subject from Group A, B, C or D. Please visit the website for more information on entry requirements.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* 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 July 27, 2020