What to expect from the program
The program offers broad education in the justice field that can lead directly to a career or laddering opportunities to university. You will select from a variety of electives in areas such as Indigenous justice, youth work, corrections theory and practice, and criminal justice studies.
You will explore a broad range of skills important to a justice career including crisis intervention skills, health and wellness initiatives, , writing and advocacy skills, and strategies for working with diverse groups of Canadians. Read about our first-year Justice program courses: JUST 1101 and JUST 1102.
You are more likely to be successful in this program if you have:
- a high standard of personal and professional ethics
- respect for diversity
- strong interpersonal skills
- well-developed reading and writing skills
- an openness to viewpoints and perspectives that are not your own
The Justice program is open to anyone who meets the admission requirements. However, prospective students should be aware that individuals with police records, criminal convictions, or charges pending may encounter barriers securing employment in some justice-related fields. These individuals also might be unable to take part in site or facilities visits, or in JUST 2300.
Graduate with experience
NorQuest College believes in the importance of on-the-job experience that provides an enriched learning opportunity.
A competitive entry, work-integrated learning course will be optional for students in an additional term.