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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.

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Program Highlights

  • Receive training in areas deemed critical by law enforcement leaders across Canada.
  • The Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development recognizes crime and justice as areas of institutional strength for Laurier.
  • This program offers the ultimate in 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


  • Minimum admission range of low 70s.
  • Competitive admission range of low 80s.
  • English at 60%.
  • You must meet the admission requirements for your other BA program.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English at 3.
  • IB minimum score: 24.

Find equivalent requirements for additional curriculums in the admissions toolkits

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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