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Ontario College Graduate Certificate | 3 semesters | Barrydowne

This program will build upon a college diploma, university degree, or complement the training provided by police services to individuals who are currently serving, or who aspire to launch a career in the emerging field of crime analysis. You will develop an understanding of programming, statistics, and foundations of data management within the context of policing. You will test and apply your knowledge through exercises focusing on critical thinking and problem-solving skills and learn to work as a member of a police major case management team.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must be graduates of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree from an Ontario College or equivalent. 

Required Courses:

  • Any grade 12 mathematics (C) or (U) (MCT4C is highly recommended)

Highly Recommended:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

Students who do not possess the foundational math will need to take the bridging course/s prior to registration.

Applicants whose first language is not English, must provide proof of Englsh language proficiency.  Cambrian College accepts the TOEFL, or IELTS, or equivalent test to satisfy our English admission requirements.


Program Delivery


This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Fall Term Start

  1. SEMESTER 1 Fall 2018
  2. SEMESTER 2 Winter 2019
  3. SEMESTER 3 Spring 2019

For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the Academic Schedule on our website. 

Program of Study

Semester 1Credits
CRI 1001Intro to Crime and Intel Analy 3
CRI 1002Anatomy of Major Case Investig 3
DBA 1000Database Mgmt Warehousing 4
EXL 1002Advanced Excel 3
QMM 1001Statistics for Data Analytics 4
ANA 1003Data Collection and Ethics 3
 Term Credits: 20
Semester 2
CRI 1003Intel Theories and Application 3
CRI 1004Professional Values and Ethics 3
CRI 1005Appr. to the Study or Terroris 3
FIN 1008Finanicial Crime Risk Asses. 3
BTA 1013Communicating with Data 3
QMM 1002Stats and Data Visualization 4
ANA 1001Programming for Analytics 4
 Term Credits: 23
Semester 3
CRI 1006Capston Applied Research Proj 7
 Term Credits: 7
 Total Credits: 50


Tuition and Ancillary Fees

Please see for the breakdown of tuition and mandatory ancillary fees by program and semester for both domestic and international students.

Books & Supplies

The cost of books and supplies is under review for Year 1.  The information will be updated on the website upon further review of the program.

Graduate Options

Employment Opportunities

Graduates from the Crime Analytic Program may find employment in:

  • Police Services 

  • Intelligence agencies

  • Private investigation

  • Insurance investigation

  • Fraud investigation

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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