About Seneca College
Seneca offers more than an education. With campuses throughout the Greater Toronto Area, Seneca’s size and diversity give students the advantage of partnerships with industry leaders, the latest in hands-on computer technology, a variety of class sizes, and full-time, part-time and continuing education options. Education should be flexible and accessible, so Seneca also employs various methods of teaching – from in-class lectures and online learning to co-op and field placements – in programs related to applied arts, business, financial services and technology.
Prepare for an exciting career in law enforcement and crime prevention. In this two-year diploma program, you will gain a comprehensive education combining professional knowledge with practical skills development. Seneca’s Police Foundations program uses blended and online strategies across our curriculum to deliver innovative and flexible learning, while also concentrating on the applied and professional skills needed for law enforcement and community safety. This program prepares you for careers in public safety, policing, investigations, security and enforcement services in public and private organizations, and corrections.
Applicants are advised that following graduation from Police Foundations, the selection process from Police Services in Ontario include:
- Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada
- Written aptitude and communications tests
- Criminal records check
- Physical fitness testing
- Vision, hearing and medical tests
Graduates of the Police Foundations program with a GPA of 3.0 or higher are eligible for advanced entry into semester four of Seneca’s Honours Bachelor of Crime and Intelligence Analysis. This provides an opportunity for students to enter and complete the degree within two years (or five semesters and a work term), after completion of the two-year diploma.