Program Under Review
Thank you for your interest in Mental Health, Addictions, and Criminal Justice. We are currently not accepting applications for Fall intake 2020.
Effective date: September 2019
When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the following admission requirements.
Tip Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.
|Post-Secondary Credential1|| |
A minimum of a one-year credential in Criminal Justice or Mental Health from a recognized post-secondary institution (other credentials in these fields may be considered and approved by the Program Lead).
Proof of a diploma or bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution (and 600 hours of work or volunteer experience in the mental health or criminal justice field if degree unrelated to social sciences).
|Statement of Intention|| |
Submission of a 400-500 word statement outlining career goals and motivation for entering the program. Please submit your statement of intention by email (in PDF format) directly to the Program Lead.
|English Proficiency||Applicants to the program are expected to have English language proficiency with a strong recommendation of English 12 or higher.|
Please submit your transcripts to Admissions along with your application.
1 The specified credentials include a comprehensive knowledge base and a substantial practicum experience. This experience is necessary as a foundation upon which to build skills and knowledge in the MHCJ program. Please contact the Program Lead if you need clarification.
- Students must have reliable internet access, and audio-video capabilities, and must possess computer skills including keyboarding, word processing, internet navigation, and email management to be successful in this online or blended delivery program.
- Involvement in volunteer or work experience in human services prior to entering the program is encouraged.
- Please consult the Student Success Checklist PDF to help you determine if you are ready to become a student, and where to find the appropriate support resources on campus.
You must earn a minimum GPA of 2.0 (C) in order to be awarded the Advanced Certificate in Mental Health, Addictions, and Criminal Justice.