Program Code: VICT (Part-Time) Length of Program: Self-Paced Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Graduate Certificate

The Victimology Ontario College Graduate Certificate program provides professionals with specialized knowledge and skills in Victimology and in the provision of victim services.

Students develop an understanding of victims’ rights, sudden and traumatic loss, victim populations, crime and its effects on victims in the criminal justice system. History and theories of victimization are explored, with an applied victim centered focus. A practicum experience in victim services provides students with the opportunity to collaborate with victim service agencies in the planning, delivery and evaluation of victim services and advocacy. Specific course emphasis is given to issues such as childhood physical and sexual abuse, intimate partner violence, and sexual assault.

Admission Requirements

A college diploma, university degree or equivalent

Applications for this program are not accepted through

Employment Opportunities

This program may assist successful graduates in preparing to seek employment opportunities within, but not limited to, providing services to victims of crime including social services, child protection, crisis response, the criminal justice system and in policy areas related to victimization.

Tuition Fees

Fees for this program are charged on a course-by-course basis. For individual course fees, please visit the course list and select a course.

Online course choices will have added software fees and book costs are not included in course fees unless otherwise stated.

Online Education