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Policing (BA in Combination)

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Policing (BA in Combination)

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Policing in the contemporary world is under scrutiny. Professionalization, education and training will become increasingly important as public demands for greater accountability increase.

We are dedicated to providing you with the skills and education that you need to build and advance your career.

Program Highlights

  • Receive training in areas deemed critical by law enforcement leaders across Canada.
  • The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities recognizes crime and justice as areas of institutional strength for Laurier.
  • This program offers the ultimate flexibility; the Policing courses are offered online so there isn't the hassle of fitting in-class time into your schedule.

Sample Courses

  • Ethics, Corruption and Policy Accountability
  • Immigration and Conflict Zones
  • Police Psychology
  • Civil Unrest: The State's Use of Force Against its Citizens
  • Cybercrime
  • Mental Health, Addiction, and Crime
  • Reasoning and Argumentation in the Criminal Justice System

Admission Requirements

We encourage applicants of all academic backgrounds to apply.

Ontario High School Curriculum

  • Minimum admission range: low 70s.
  • Competitive admission range, based on last year’s admitted students: low 80s.
  • English at 60%.

Other Curriculums

Visit our admission requirements section to find specific requirements for international curriculums, other Canadian curriculums, transfer students and more.

Design Your Degree

You must combine this program with another Bachelor of Arts degree at Laurier. Some popular options include:

  • Policing and Criminology
  • Policing and Psychology
  • Policing and Forensic Psychology
  • Policing and Leadership
  • Policing and Indigenous Studies
  • Policing and Human Rights and Human Diversity
  • Policing and Sociology

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