Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Correctional Studies

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Program Information

School:Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Faculty:School of Human Services and Community Safety: Prince Albert Campus
Field of Study:Corrections
Description:Consider the benefits of a career in corrections. One, you’re helping offenders make positive changes in their lives. Two, you’re helping make our communities safer. Three, you’re earning a great salary. Four, your skills are in demand.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic's Correctional Studies program will get you started in a law enforcement career in just two years. Our graduates are working in correctional institutions, youth facilities, healing lodges, drug treatment centres and community-based justice programs.

URL:Correctional Studies at Saskatchewan Polytechnic
Length:64 Week(s)

Admission Requirements


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

    Applicants are required to have Grade 12.

    Test Scores:
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or CanTEST [min. 4.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 81]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
      Accepted applicants are required to provide evidence of a Criminal Record Check for access to police agencies for tours and prior to entering the work experience component of the program. At the discretion of the community agency, you may be declined access to a clinical or work placement based on the contents of the Criminal Record Check. The cost of the Criminal Record Check is your responsibility. Program applicants should be aware that, for the purpose of the Criminal Record Check, they must request this from the police service in their home community, whether it is from a municipal/city police service or from the RCMP detachment that services their home area. If you have a criminal record for which a record suspension (pardon) has not been granted, or a matter that is currently before the courts, you may be unable to complete the program. Accepted applicants will also be asked to complete a security clearance form prior to the start of the program. At the discretion of the police agency, you may be denied access to a tour or work placement based on the results of the completed security clearance check. Students who do not have an acceptable security clearance may be unable to complete the following courses: CORR 175 (Introduction to Corrections), CORR 240 (Institutional Corrections), CORR 242 (Elements of Security), CORR 243 (Major Incidents), WORK 124 (Corrections Work Experience). You must complete these courses to graduate from the program.

      * 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 April 08, 2019