Dear PTJP students

Dear Applicants interested in Diploma, Degree and Graduate Programs in Leadership:
Our Mission: Our partner institutions, Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
(ITAL), the University of Guelph-Humber and the University of Guelph, are prepared to assist
justice professionals attain their goal of higher education by offering a high affinity Diploma in
Police Foundations Leadership, a Baccalaureate degree from the University of Guelph-Humber and
an MA in Leadership from the University of Guelph. To see if you qualify for advanced transfer
credits by combining your work experience, formal/informal training/education through a prior
learning assessment process, please visit our websites at:, for the
University of Guelph-Humber-BAA Justice Studies Program; and for the University of GuelphGraduate studies leading to an MA in Leadership, please visit the website at:
The Humber Police Foundations Leadership Diploma program and accreditation process is further
explained in the following paragraphs.
Prior Learning Credits: Humber ITAL in partnership with the University of Guelph-Humber can
assist candidates attain a high affinity diploma that can ladder into a BAA university degree in
Justice Studies through an accelerated stream of courses developed to ensure maximum flexibility
that suit the professional needs of students by combining weekend studies and online learning. The
process begins by having students pay a minimal fee of ($100) to apply for the prior learning
assessment recognition process. This process will result in professional students receiving transfer
credits for work experience and other training/learning received on and off the job.
The criteria: you must be a sworn civilian or a uniform member of a police and or justice agency;
have a minimum of three years experience; have completed the Ontario Police College training;
and have worked to gain some community experience. If you meet these standards, candidates can
receive up to a maximum of 23 out of the 30 courses required for a Police Foundations Leadership
Diploma (i.e. please note: civilian members or other non police sworn members who have not
attended the Ontario Police College may require some additional courses).
Additionally, candidates who already have an accredited “high affinity” diploma (i.e. related to
Justice Field) from another accredited Ontario College, may ladder directly into the University of
Guelph Humber’s Justice Studies Degree Program and apply for further credit assessment. The
maximum transfer credits for qualified applicants is (9 out of 15) university credits needed for a
Bachelor of Applied Arts Degree.
Costs For Humber Courses: The financial breakdown is as follows: $ 270.00 per course fees + $
47.14 material and administration fees. For example, the Leadership Enhancement Series A courses
which combines three courses (i.e. Interpersonal Group Dynamics, Public Administration and
Communication 300), are offered together and will cost $954.42. The series B courses which
combine (i.e. Political Science and Sociology), will cost $636.28; and the Series C courses, which
combine (i.e. Introduction to Psychology and Criminology), will also cost $636.28.
For police members, the overall cost needed to complete the 7 Humber courses through this
“accelerated program option” is ($2226.98). All funds are due upon registration into the different
series of courses. The university of Guelph-Humber courses are offered in pairs (i.e. three
weekends with 12 weeks of online studies in between the weekends) in 14 weeks of studies similar
to the Humber courses described.
Costs of Guelph-Humber Courses: The university of Guelph-Humber courses are offered in pairs
(i.e. three intensive weekends with 12 weeks of online studies in between the weekends) will result
in two courses or 1.00 university credits. This compares with other traditional university courses
that offer 14 weeks of studies and only earn .05 credits for the same time period of studies.
These hybrid courses are offered in the fall, winter and summer semesters. In less than two years of
studies, qualified candidates can earn a university degree. This unique customized format is the
only program known in Canada developed for justice professionals. The cost of one pair of courses
delivered together is $1,057.34. This does not include texts books that can average $100-150
dollars per course.
If you are interested in these programs please contact Ms. Jane Russ, Manager of Continuing
Education, at: 416-675-6622, ext 3252,, or Administrative assistant, Ms.
Diane Frizzell, at 416-675-6622, ext 3366;, or Dr. Frank Trovato,
Program Head, BAA Justice Studies, at the University of Guelph-Humber, 416-798-1331, ext.
6224;, or, Mr. Mike Sale Program Liaison, at 416-675-6622, ext
3231, or e-mail at:
207 Humber College Boulevard
Toronto, Ontario M9W 5L7, Canada
416.798.1331, Ext. 6224 (Phone)