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Bachelor of Applied Arts - Justice Studies

Lethbridge College

Program Type: Applied

Credential Type: Degree

Length: 4 Years

Distance: Available

Distance Delivery Options: All courses are available on-campus and online.

Admission Requirements:

ADMISSIONS:  New third-year students, or transfer students with advance standing through completion of a related diploma, are accepted into the program in September and January of each year for on-campus study and also in May for Online Learning.

GENERAL ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:  All applicants must meet the general admission requirements for Lethbridge College programs, as indicated in the Admission section of the calendar.

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS:  Students who have completed a Correctional Studies Diploma or Criminal Justice - Policing Diploma from Lethbridge College, or equivalent will be accepted directly into the Bachelor of Applied Arts in Justice Studies. Applicants with a related diploma/degree in a human service or justice related field such as child and youth care, law enforcement, addictions counselling, social work, criminology, or psychiatric nursing will also be admitted, and may be required to complete bridging courses in order to meet degree requirements.  Applicants with a diploma/degree require a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher to be accepted directly into the Bachelor of Applied Arts in Justice Studies.  Applicants with post-secondary credentials and significant related work experience may apply to have their knowledge and skills assessed for transfer credit or prior learning credit in the Correctional Studies Diploma, the Criminal Justice - Policing Diploma, and the Bachelor of Applied Arts in Justice Studies.  Transfer students entering the program who receive advance credit must meet Lethbridge College’s minimum residency requirements. This means that students may not receive advance credit for work completed at other institutions in excess of 75% of the total credits required for graduation from Lethbridge College.


** TransferAlberta provides course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Last Updated: 2017-05-30


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