Algonquin College

Bachelor of Public Safety

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:Police and Public Safety Institute
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Security and Protective Services, Other
Description:This four-year bachelor`s degree prepares graduates for positions in the field of public safety encompassing security, countering crime, and emergency management. Students develop a systematic approach to public safety to counter, coordinate and investigate man-made and natural threats to individuals, information systems security, critical infrastructure, organizations, companies, and governments. Students learn the proven and sound principles of public safety within the context of Canadian legislation. Theoretical and experiential courses, combined with applied research and two co-op work terms, provide students with work-integrated learning opportunities, as well as, the opportunity to develop and build investigative and analytical problem-solving skills. Students develop inter-professional capabilities using a collaborative approach to addressing public safety situations.

Graduates may find public safety employment opportunities in policing and the military, as well as various public and private sector organizations, government and non-profit organizations.
URL:Bachelor of Public Safety at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,712
International: $7,489

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 university (U) or university/college (M) courses. Six Grade 12 (U) or (M) courses with a minimum 65% overall average

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Prior to co-ops, all students will be required to obtain a clear and current Police Records Check for the Vulnerable Sector. Failure to complete this requirement will prevent students from participating in the work term components of the program.

    * 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 October 22, 2018

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