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bachelor

Degree

Diploma - Community and Justice Services

Course code: #286 - 288

bachelor

Degree

Diploma - Community and Justice Services

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    17,521 CAD

  • Application fee

    100 CAD

  • Years of study

    2 years

  • PGWP Duration

    2 years

  • Min required GPA

    60 out of 100

optional
Co-op

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-September 01-May-2021 01-May-2021
Winter-January 01-January-2022 01-January-2022

Overview

Diploma - Community and Justice Services

Program Highlights

  • Upon completion of a common first year, you may choose to transfer into second year of one of the following programs:
    • Police Foundations (218-258)
    • Protection, Security and Investigation (293-294)

Focus on physical fitness will prepare you for the fitness testing required for a career in corrections, Canada border security and/or policing.

What you'll learn

  • Explore both the community and institutional sectors of the criminal justice system.
  • Work toward rehabilitation of those in conflict with the law.
  • Intervene with clients to address and manage problems constructively to change behaviour.
  • Obtain public protection skills and learn to secure staff and clients in institutional, residential, community correction and group home settings.
  • Train in the legal aspects of crime and behaviour, security measures and techniques including interviewing and intervention skills for young offenders, adult offenders and victims.
  • Understand issues related to female and Indigenous offenders, addiction, group dynamics, behaviour management and victims within the criminal justice system.
  • Explore community programs, restorative justice initiatives and preventative measures.
  • Receive specialized training in correction systems enforcement, safety restraints and rehabilitation strategies including tactical communication.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$29,749

Total costs

yearly

$6,528

Cost of living

1 person

$5,700

Accommodation

1 bed room

$17,521

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:

  • Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
  • Law and /or Community and Justice Services courses recommended
  • English Language Proficiency

Required documents

  • A photocopy of the picture and address pages of your passport
  • Translated and notarized transcripts from your high school (secondary school) and higher education institute (if applicable)
  • Translated and notarized diploma(s)/degree(s) from your high school (secondary school) and/or higher education institute (if applicable)
  • Official IELTS / TOEFL result or English grade 12 credit from a Canadian secondary school (if applicable)

 

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

80
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

PTE

50
43
listening
43
writing
43
speaking
43
reading

Cambridge

169
162
listening
162
writing
162
speaking
162
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

ITEP 3.7+

Duolingo 105-110

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) at Mohawk is a series of 8 levels of 7-week courses designed to develop students’ language skills from pre-beginner to college level English. 18 – 24 hours of synchronous and asynchronous hours, varying by level. 

With six start dates, the EAP program accommodates students at different times throughout the year and is also for those who wish only a short-term period of academic language instruction.

 At the higher levels of EAP, students have the opportunity to earn two post-secondary credits toward their diploma program.


Career Opportunities

  • Ministry of Children and Youth Services
  • Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
  • Victim Support Agencies, and Residential Facilities for Adults and Youth
  • School Boards
  • Correctional Facilities
  • Security Companies
  • University Police Departments
  • Court Security/Special Constables
  • Regional/Provincial/Federal Police Departments
  • Sworn/Civilian opportunities
  • Probation/Parole
  • Group homes
  • Non-profit agencies

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