Graduates of the Criminology Diploma program are employed in nearly every aspect of the justice system. Work activities might include protecting the public, detecting and preventing crime, probation supervision, social advocacy, counselling or conducting research.
Careers and Opportunities:
Criminology students are sought after for their knowledge of crime, their understanding of the Canadian legal system, and their critical thinking skills. A background in criminology is a strong foundation for a wide range of eventual careers, including:
Graduates may also continue their education in criminology, law, political science, psychology, and social work.
Diplomas from CNC transfer into university programs and give you preferential admission at public universities and university-colleges in BC. (Consult the British Columbia Transfer Guide and check with CNC advisors to verify transferability of credits.)
The Criminology Diploma provides introductions and theoretical foundations that apply to every aspect of the justice system, including:
CNC programs have varying lengths and start dates to meet your needs, and are offered across multiple campuses where possible. Don’t see the campus you’re looking for? Check back with us soon as this page is updated throughout the school year.
Successful completion of one of the following:
Need help meeting these requirements? Check out our Academic Upgrading options.
Please check the Fee Schedule for up-to-date information.
These costs are an estimate and do not include books. Costs may change without notice. Student fees vary by campus.
Books for this program can be purchased from the bookstore.
We're here to help. You can apply for scholarships and bursaries through CNC. We can also help you find loans and other funding. Visit Financial aid to find out how.
Looking for a job? Check the student employment opportunities.
The estimated cost for this program is $24,680.
This cost is an estimate and subject to change. This does not include registration fees, text books, medical insurance or living expenses.