Justice Studies Diploma – Youth Justice

Bow Valley College

Program Description

Justice Studies Diploma – Youth Justice

Bow Valley College

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Justice Studies Diploma – Youth Justice

You will become a vital part of a system that is at the foundation of society. A Justice Studies Diploma with a Youth Justice Specialization will provide you with the knowledge and skills for a rewarding career helping the lives of at-risk youth, incarcerated youth, and youth who are reintegrating back into society.

This 16-month (4 semester) Diploma program will equip you to provide mentorship and leadership that can create transformative change in the lives of troubled young persons. All Justice Studies students take the same set of courses in Year 1 (criminal justice, psychology, sociology, and criminology) and take courses specific to their specialization in Year 2: Youth Justice, Law Enforcement, or Correctional Studies.

EMPLOYMENT

You will have a wide variety of career options open to you with this Diploma: Youth Group Home Worker, Community Support Youth Worker, Young Offender Centre Worker, Youth Attendance Centre Worker, Youth Reintegration Worker, Youth Assessment Centre Worker, Not-for-profit Youth Services Worker, Aboriginal Youth Worker and Youth Recreational Programming Worker.

PROGRAM LENGTH

16-months (4 semesters)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma with credit in English 30-1 or 65% in English 30-2 or equivalent

OR:

  • Successful completion of the General Equivalency Development test with a standard score of 520 in Language Arts: Reading and Writing

OR:

  • Satisfactory results on the BVC Admissions Test Additional Requirement
  • A current Police Information Check (PIC) with a Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) that is completely clear.

English Language Proficiency Requirement

  • See English Language Proficiency Requirements for details.

TRANSFERABILITY

Bow Valley College has a number of transfer agreements in place with other leading Canadian colleges and universities.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 22, 2015
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