- Program Code:1250
- School:School of Community and Health Studies
- Credential:Ontario College Diploma
- Program Type:Post-secondary program
- Program Length:2 years/ 4 semesters
Centennial College's Police Foundations program is geared towards those who have an interest in police, security and investigation-related occupations in both the public and private sectors.
In this two-year joint diploma program, you'll take Police Foundations courses in the School of Community and Health Studies that will cover:
The time you'll spend in the Police Foundations courses will result in the ability to communicate efficiently, act as a problem-solver, work effectively in teams and help people in the community.
Once you complete your Police Foundations courses, you'll be able to:
Upon completing their fourth semester, students will be able to take a case from investigation through presentation in Court. Students will be able to think critically about social justice issues and the implications of their actions through IPE (Inter-professional education) experiences. They will experience all components of the physical fitness tests currently used by police and military services while learning about the importance of personal fitness and life-long wellness.. They will understand how to deal with crisis situations involving the public or themselves. Students will be prepared to engage in private or public sector policing, investigations and security.
Listed below are the credentials from partnering institutions that are available for this program.
Please note that each pathway has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, which are assessed by the partner institution.
|Algoma University||Bachelor of Arts or Honours Bachelor of Arts - Law and Justice|
|Bachelor of Arts or Honours Bachelor of Arts - Political Science|
|Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting, Human Resources Management or Marketing|
|Bachelor of Science in multiple majors|
|Athabasca University||Bachelor of Commerce – Post Diploma|
|Bachelor of Commerce with major – Post Diploma|
|Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations – Post Diploma|
|Bachelor of Management 3 year – Post Diploma|
|Bachelor of Professional Arts in Criminal Justice|
|Brock University||Honours Bachelor of Arts in multiple majors|
|Carleton University||Honours Bachelor of Arts in Arts, Fine Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities|
|Bachelor of Arts in Criminology|
|Collège Boréal||Police Foundation - 2 year|
Bachelor of Community and Criminal Justice
|Davenport University||Bachelor of Business Administration - General Business|
Bachelor of Human Services - Police Studies
|Griffith University||Bachelor of Criminology and Criminal Justice|
|Guelph-Humber, University of||Honours Bachelors of Applied Science - Justice Studies (from Guelph) and a Diploma in Community and Justice Services (from Humber)|
Bachelor of Social Science - Criminal Justice
|Bachelor of Community Development|
|Lakehead University||Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science - Criminology|
|Honours Bachelor of Arts - Sociology major|
|Laurentian University||Bachelor of Arts - Law and Justice|
|Nipissing University||Honours Bachelor of Arts - Criminal Justice|
|Ontario Tech University||Honours Bachelor of Arts in Community Development and Police Studies (Bridge)|
|Honours Bachelor of Arts - Criminology and Justice (Bridge)|
|Honours Bachelor of Arts in Forensic Psychology|
|Honours Bachelor of Arts in Legal Studies|
|Royal Roads University||Bachelor of Arts in Justice Studies|
|Seneca College||Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies|
|Honours Bachelor of Crime & Intelligence Analysis|
|Trent University||Honours Bachelor of Science - Forensic Science|
|Honours Bachelor of Science - Forensic Science Joint Major|
|Honours Bachelor of Arts - Forensic Science Joint Major|
|Windsor, University of||Bachelor of Arts in Forensics - Applied Forensic Science Stream|
|Wilfrid Laurier University||Honours Bachelor of Arts|
|York University||Honours Bachelor Degree in any Arts major|
Please visit our website at www.centennialcollege.ca/admissions/applying/education-pathways/outbound-pathways for more information on articulation agreements.
For pathways to other Ontario post-secondary institutions, please visit ONCAT.
Qualified Centennial College graduates may be eligible to participate in an articulated program with select universities, institutes and professional associations. These partnerships allow you to apply academic credit towards further study.
The Police Foundations program's educational partners are:
If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.
If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.
All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.
Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.
Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.
Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).
For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.
Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.
You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.
You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.
When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.
Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.
You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.
Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.
Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April
Your web-registration will not open if:
You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.
Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2021.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Ancillary Fees||Total|