Industry and Careers
This certificate can lead to career paths in the following areas:
- Non-profit organizations assisting justice-involved people with life skills and community involvement
- Organizations involved in the capacity of safety administration, operations compliance, or those that assist with anti-fraud measures
- Police or security services
- Young offenders in the community or in an institutional setting
- Women in conflict with the law
- Victims of crime
Who Should Take This Certificate?
You may be interested in this program if you already work in the public or private sector and want to enter, change, or advance your career in fields related to criminal justice.
Successful completion of these courses may count towards a BA in the event of admission to Toronto Metropolitan University’s Bachelor of Arts in Criminology program.
What Will You Learn?
Learn to think critically about issues in criminology.
Our wide range of courses will help you explore topics related to:
- the operation of the criminal justice system
- the professionals who work within the system
- the various stakeholders involved in the system
Gain interdisciplinary knowledge and critical thinking skills with respect to social and criminal justice, including:
- public and private security
- the administration of criminal justice
- community engagement
Prepare for work in criminal justice–related fields or gain the experience to apply for a degree program.
- 2 required course
- 3 electives from Group A
- 1 elective from Group B
- Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 1.67+
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent
- With 6 Grade 12 U or M credits
- Mature student status with relevant work experience including policing, corrections, courts, social service agencies, security management services, or regulatory enforcement agencies
Awards and Financial Aid