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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 2019
  2. SEMESTER 2 Winter 2020
  3. SEMESTER 3 Spring 2020

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

Program of Study

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
CRI 1001 Intro to Crime and Intel Analy 3
DBA 1000 Database Mgmt & Warehousing 4
EXL 1002 Advanced Excel 3
QMM 1001 Statistics for Data Analytics 4
ANA 1000 Found of Data Analytics for Bu 3
ANA 1001 Programming for Analytics 4
Semester 2
CRI 1003 Intel Theories and Application 3
CRI 1005 Appr. to the Study or Terroris 3
CRI 1007  
BTA 1013 Communicating with Data 3
QMM 1002 Stats and Data Visualization 4
CRI 1100 2
FIN 1025 2
GIS 1025 2
Semester 3
CRI 1006 Capstone Applied Research Proj 7
 Total Credits47

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties and are unable to update new course information and descriptions at this time.  Current students can view updated Course Outlines via their student portal on myCambrian.  New and prospective students are encouraged to contact the Enrolment Centre ( for inquiries. 


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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