|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||CA$17,223 per year
The fees are for the 2023–2024 academic year and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for and are subject to change.
|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:
The Protection, Security and Investigation diploma program gives you the skills needed to attract employers’ attention in the growing private/corporate security and public safety fields.
You will learn from industry experts using the latest technology-based methods in investigations, surveillance, 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.
Note: Optional information sessions may be held throughout the year for applicants who wish to learn more about this program.
In Semester 4, students can apply to participate in the Career Mentorship Program. Selected students will be matched to an expert in private/corporate security or public law enforcement. Students will be awarded recognition for their co-curricular record after successfully completing the Career Mentorship Program. This is an optional component of the program.
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 before the 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/corporate security and public safety with this program designed to produce graduates with 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 private sectors such as retail, banking, insurance, health, transportation and hospitality. You will also be prepared to explore careers in public sectors such as border security; police; intelligence agencies; correctional services; municipal, provincial and federal government enforcement agencies; and national security. Specific private/corporate sector and public safety career opportunities include:
- border services officer
- bylaw officer
- corrections officer
- crime analyst
- fraud investigator
- intelligence analyst
- loss prevention specialist
- police officer
- private investigator
- risk analyst
- security manager
- special constable
Professional Accreditations & Recognition
The program helps to prepare students to write the Ministerial Private Investigator Licensing and Ministerial Security Guard Licensing exams.
Additional requirements may apply.
Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent of Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.