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Program Information

School:AC Online
Faculty:Construction Trades & Building Systems
Degree:Post-diploma; Online
Field of Study:Criminology
Description:Graduates of the Victimology Ontario College Graduate Certificate program may find work in a variety of fields, providing services to victims of crime. This one-year program provides specialized knowledge and skills in victimology and in the provision of victim services. You also explore the history and theories of victimization, with an applied victim-centered focus.

Combining theoretical & applied learning, it includes a field placement of more than 140 hours. It is in this setting where you learn about victims' issues and perspectives first-hand from experts in the field.
URL:Victimology at AC Online
Length:1 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    • A degree in one of the following fields of study: social work, criminology, law, psychology, counselling, nursing, sociology or other related degree; OR
    • A college diploma in social services, youth services, police foundations, early childhood education, child and youth worker, community and justice services, or any other related area, or equivalent; AND
    • 1-3 years related volunteer or paid experience or equivalent in the vulnerable sector is required, and
    • A Letter of Intent.
    • An interview with the Program Coordinator may be required for clarification of the documents submitted.

    Test Scores:
    • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88]
    Application Notes :

    Applications to Grad Cert Part-time programs must be submitted via our online application form. There is no application fee.

    Prior to starting your application, please ensure that you have consulted the program admission requirements and have all the supporting documentation in a digital format ready to be uploaded.

    Applications submitted in a paper format or via email will not be accepted and incomplete applications will not be processed.

    Applications will typically be processed within 2-3 weeks but can take longer during peak times and start of academic terms. Applicants are encouraged to apply at least 4-6 weeks prior to start of term.

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Work Experience

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on October 04, 2021