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SchoolAlgonquin College
LocationOttawa, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 22,000
DegreeDiploma
Honours
Co-op
Length2 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites
  •  Grade12 English 
Prerequisites NotesOntario 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.
Cost
National: $1,513
International: $6,090
Scholarships10 scholarship(s)
DescriptionThis 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.
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