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Justice and Public Safety Professional Diploma

Columbia College

Program Type: Occupational

Credential Type: Diploma

Length: 1002 Hours (50 Weeks)

Admission Requirements:

1. Applicants under the age of 18 must have a High School Diploma. 2. A student may enter as a mature student with no evidence of educational attainment. 3. Successful reading, writing, and math results on a Columbia College Professional Program Assessment. 4. Current Police Security Clearance with Vulnerable Sector Search (prior to starting practicum). 5. Child Intervention Check (for Child & Youth Specialization - prior to starting practicum). 6. An Admission interview to determine suitability for the profession and possibility for success in the program. English Language Proficiency Requirements The following are the Language Proficiency Requirements for admission to Columbia College's professional programs for students whose first language is not English and/or who have been educated in another country where English was not the language of instruction. Please note that some programs have identified other means or additional ways by which language proficiency may be demonstrated. All students applying to Columbia College must take the Columbia College Assessments. The College may request that you provide the documentation below in addition to taking a Columbia College assessment. International students must provide the necessary documents before being considered for admission. TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) - 83 IELTS (International English Language Testing System) - 5.5 with minimum band score of 5.5 EAP (English for Academic Purposes) - Grade B CLB (Canadian Language Benchmark) - 7-8


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Last Updated: 2016-12-19


Columbia College
802, 803, 805 Manning Road NE
Calgary, Alberta, T2E7N8

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