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About The Program

The Criminology diploma program provides the opportunity for students to pursue a 6-week field placement for hands-on experience.

Career Opportunities

The Criminology program will qualify grads to pursue positions within Community Corrections Programs for Youth and Adults, Youth Custody Facilities, Security-Related Agencies, Adult Community Residential Centers and OutReach/Cognitive Life Skills Programs.

Employers Who Have Hired Eastern Grads

  • Admiral Investigations
  • Canadian Deaf and Blind Association
  • Charlotte Reddon Group Homes
  • Fredericton International Airport
  • Corrections Canada
  • Salvation Army

Program Details

Would you like to facilitate the supervision and reintegration of criminal offenders? Eastern College offers studies in Criminology to help prepare students with the skills required to aid in the rehabilitative process employed by Canada’s correctional system.

This diverse program covers basic psychology, sociology, and criminology studies in tandem with a theoretical and hands-on look at the criminal justice system. Whether helping in the daily management of an incarceration facility or assisting offenders on their journey to recovery, government-initiated programs and facilities are always on the lookout for talented new graduates that can help with this critical arm of the justice system.

Students enrolled in the program receive:

  • Series of seminars and workshops;
  • Industry standard certificates.
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*All student funding, whether made available privately or through various government branches, is only approved to those who qualify, by the original source of funding. There are many criteria that each candidate must meet to be approved. Schools can only inform you of what may be available.