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Forensic Psychology – Bridge


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Bridge program general information


The Forensic Psychology program provides college graduates with the opportunity to apply their Police Foundations; Correctional Worker / Community and Justice Services; Child and Youth Worker; Protection, Security and Investigation; or Social Service Worker two-year diploma toward a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Forensic Psychology.

Students enrolled in the Forensic Psychology Bridge program will complete five bridge courses that will position them for entrance into Forensic Psychology as a third year student at UOIT.

Forensic Psychology Bridge students will take the same courses as other Forensic Psychology students in the third and fourth years, but in a different order.

Admission requirements


Admission is competitive. The specific average or standing required for admission varies from year to year. Students are selected by taking into consideration a wide range of criteria including school marks, distribution of subjects taken, and performance in subjects relevant to the academic program. Possession of the minimum requirements does not guarantee acceptance. Preference will be given to applicants with the best qualifications.

To qualify for the Forensic Psychology Bridge program, the minimum entrance requirement is a two-year Ontario college diploma (or equivalent) in Police Foundations, Correctional Worker / Community and Justice Services; Child and Youth Worker; Protection, Security and Investigation; or Social Service Worker.

Bridge completion requirements


For graduates of Police Foundations; Correctional Worker / Community and Justice Services; Child and Youth Worker; Protection, Security and Investigation; or Social Service Worker, the Forensic Psychology Bridge program consists of the following courses:

After Bridge completion


After completing the Forensic Psychology Bridge program with a 2.7 cumulative GPA (on a 4.3 scale) or better, with no individual course grade below 2.0 GPA (on a 4.3 scale), students are eligible to become third year students in the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Forensic Psychology .

The sequencing of courses for third and fourth year Forensic Psychology Bridge students differs somewhat from other Forensic Psychology majors.

*For electives, please see the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Forensic Psychology 

Year 4 Post Bridge (30 credit hours)


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