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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Investigation – Public and Private

The only 2-year program of its kind in Ontario.

For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.


Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

Semester 1    
JUST18269 Investigative Methods 3
LAWS11857 Criminal Law and Procedures 3
LAWS16010 Civil Law and Procedures 3
JUST19402 Crisis Intervention and Use of Force 3
PSYC15065G Psychology: Core Concepts 3
JUST15738 Private Security 3
Total:   18
Semester 2    
JUST25288 Communications in Interviewing 3
JUST29026 Introduction to Surveillance 3
PSRV27890 Public Safety and Threat Risk Assessments 3
JUST15586 Investigative Reporting and Open Source Research 3
FLPL18634 Placement and Career Preparation 3
PSYC12399 Abnormal Psychology 3
Total:   18
Semester 3    
JUST30181 Interviewing and Statements 3
JUST37198  Fraud: Offenders and Victims 3
JUST26699 Crime Scene Preservation and Evidence Management 3
JUST35738 Organizational Security and Safety 3
FLPL25892 Field Placement 1: Investigations 2
FLPL17791 Field Seminar 1: Investigations 1
GNED General Education Elective 3
Total:   18
Semester 4    
JUST27721 Terrorism and Global Security 3
JUST27134 Cyber Security and Cyber Crime 3
JUST14178 Investigative and Intelligence Analysis 3
FLPL22933 Field Placement 2 : Investigations 5
FLPL25064 Field Seminar 2: Investigations 1
GNED General Education Elective 3
Total:   18

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