Langara College

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Criminal Justice

Langara College

Faculty:Humanities & Social Sciences
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,217

This cost estimate is for Year 1 (2 semesters) of the program.



Langara College’s Criminal Justice Program prepares students for a variety of careers with public and private agencies in the field of criminal justice. The two-year program is designed for those seeking an entry-level job in the field. It is designed to be taken full-time but may be taken part-time.

The program blends university-transfer academic arts courses, skills-based courses and practical experience. There is a Fall (September) and Spring (January) intake. Courses are generally offered in the January and September terms although some Summer term courses are available. Students are able to choose two options in the Criminal Justice Program: Diploma in Criminal Justice (2 years) OR Diploma in Criminal Justice and then transfer into 3rd year of the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program (4 years).


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Applicants are required to have completed BC Grade 12 or equivalent, or be 19 years of age or older, AND one of the following: LET with a minimum level 3; LPI with a minimum 26 on the essay and one of 5 in English usage, 5 in sentence structure, or 10 in reading comprehension; BC English 12 or equivalent with a minimum 75%; BC English Literature 12 with a minimum 75%; BC English First Peoples 12 with a minimum 75%; a university-level English or Communications course for which Langara awards transfer credit, with a minimum 'C'; a minimum 'C' in ENGL 1120; or an 'S' in one of ENGL 1107, 1108, or 1110. Please visit the website for complete program requirements.
    Application Notes : In addition to submitting a completed application for admission form, applicants must provide official transcript(s), and LET or LPI scores (if applicable).

    * 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 August 09, 2022