|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||CA$15,874 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$14,431), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$375 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$75) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, if English is not your first language, OR you did not complete a minimum of two years of full-time study at the secondary school level in an English language school system in a country where English is considered the primary language or the primary language of instruction and evaluation is English, with acceptable grades in all English courses, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Humber’s Protection, Security and Investigation diploma program gives you the skills needed to attract employers’ attention in the growing public safety and private security fields.
You will learn from industry experts using the latest technology-based methods in investigations, crime and intelligence analysis, security systems, and conflict resolution.
Small classes enhance courses designed to meet current needs and integrate theory with practical learning experiences. You will learn how to use protection, security and investigation techniques and technologies to accurately monitor, assess and document behaviours, situations and events; and to collect, preserve and present admissible evidence. You will also learn public relations skills, how to resolve conflicts and how to act justly when working with diverse populations.
This program is designed to meet both private and public sector demand for graduates who have expertise in protection, security and investigation, as well as a strong knowledge of the criminal and civil justice systems in Canada.
Become a Private Investigator
Effective September 2017, the content of our Private Investigator Licensing (Exam) Prep Course will be incorporated into the curriculum of the Protection, Security and Investigation program at Humber. This course is also available to alumni and students who entered the program prior to fall 2017. However, fees will apply.
Students and alumni from our Protection, Security and Investigation program are eligible to take the Security Guard Licensing (Exam) Prep course offered at Humber as well.
These prep courses are available through our Continuing Education department and prepare students to write the Ministry exams which are mandatory for private investigators and security guards in Ontario.
Secure your place in the fields of private security and public safety with this program designed to give graduates expertise in protection, security and investigation, as well as knowledge of the criminal and civil justice systems in Canada. Upon graduation, you will be ready to pursue a variety of careers in sectors such as retail, banking, insurance, health, transportation and hospitality. You will also be prepared to explore careers in a public security sector such as border security; police; intelligence agencies; correctional services; municipal, provincial and federal government enforcement agencies; and national security. Specific private and public security career opportunities include:
- private investigator
- loss prevention specialist
- fraud investigator
- risk analyst
- security manager
- special constable
- border services officer
- bylaw officer
- crime analyst
- intelligence analyst
Professional Accreditations & Recognition
The Ministerial Private Investigator Licensing (Exam) Prep Course is incorporated into the curriculum of the Protection, Security, and Investigation Program. PSI students are also offered the Ministerial Security Guard Licensing (Exam) Prep course at a reduced fee. These courses prepare students to write the Ministry Exams which are mandatory for private investigators and security guards in Ontario.
Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.
Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.