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Bachelor of Applied Arts in Justice Studies

The Bachelor of Applied Arts degree in Justice Studies consists of two years of post-diploma study. Entrance is based on completion of Lethbridge College's diplomas: the Criminal Justice (Policing) Diploma or the Correctional Studies Diploma. Related diplomas in justice or human services are also considered.

The degree consists of:

A. The first year of academic studies

  • includes courses such as management, leadership, ethics, victimology, women’s studies and aboriginal peoples
  • is available through distance studies in addition to being taught on campus at Lethbridge College
  • is offered entirely online through eCampusAlberta

B. The second year of Directed Field Studies

  • requires students to be employed or to acquire a placement in a justice related institution or agency
  • is completed entirely online

The program is designed to prepare students for employment in justice related fields at the entry level, as well as to provide flexible professional development opportunities for justice professionals. Prior learning credit may be available for related work experience and training. All courses are developed and taught by professionals in the field.

Graduates of the degree program can pursue master’s degrees through several institutions.

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Follow the link below to visit the institution’s program page for information on admission requirements, the application process and course breakdown.


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