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Program Profile

Justice Studies


Bow Valley College

Program Type: Occupational

Credential Type: Diploma

Length: 2 Years

Admission Requirements:

Academic 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

English Language Proficiency Requirements:

In addition to academic requirements, applicants whose first language is NOT English must demonstrate ONE of the following:

  • IELTS score of 6 with minimum band score of 5.5
  • TOEFL score of 83
  • BVC Academic English 2 with a grade of ‘B-’
  • Canadian Language Benchmarks score of 8 in each strand
  • Successful completion of an Alberta Education English Language Arts course that is consistent with the specified academic admission requirements for the Career Program
  • Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of three years of full-time secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction
  • Transcripts demonstrating successful completion of one year of full-time post secondary education at a school where English was the language of instruction

Program eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta*:

  • Tuition: $3,517.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments: $1,500.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees: $204.00 Year One

* This program information is valid for the Student Aid Alberta funding year 2017/8/1 to 2018/7/31.
Note: Tuition, Books/supplies/instruments, Mandatory Fees displayed are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the institution. Contact the institution to obtain accurate educational cost information.


** 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: 2017-05-31


Bow Valley College
Registrar's Office 345-6 Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta, T2G 4V1

Business: +1 (403) 410-1400
Fax: +1 (403) 297-4887
Toll-Free: +1 (866) 428-2669

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