In-Class or Hybrid
95% Employment rate**
$32 High Wage/HR***
6-week Field Placement
Monthly Program Start Dates

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Becoming a Qualified Criminology Professional

Transform your passion for justice into a fulfilling career in the legal sector.

With Eastern College, it’s simple.

Our in-depth Criminology program prepares you to enter one of the most foundational and necessary industries in Canada. Training will focus on in-class theory as well as real-world experience, such as volunteering and working in half-way houses.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of legal and criminal concepts as well as the values and principles of the Canadian legal system.

Let’s Break It Down

Here’s what you’ll learn in Eastern College’s Criminology program:

  • Canadian Criminology
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Sociology of Deviance
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Behaviour Modification
  • Youth Criminal Justice
  • And more!
Career Opportunities

A fulfilling career in Criminology is built around human connection, risk management, and helping your community. You will be eligible for employment in the following areas:

  • Community Corrections Programs for Youth and Adults
  • Youth Custody Facilities
  • Security-Related Agencies
  • Adult Community Residential Centers
  • OutReach/Cognitive Life Skills Programs
  • and more!








**Employment Rate based on 2022 contactable Eastern graduates employed in a related field within 12 months.


NOC Code: 4212 – ***Wage data rounded down to the nearest dollar and based on Nova Scotia data. Average wage doesn’t reflect the starting salary but represents the middle value between lowest to highest wages. Local (or regional) income may vary. Last updated in Mar 2024.

What Our Graduates Say

Anthony Waddell

“Great atmosphere and caring staff”

The material that is taught is always hands-on and allows students to stay ahead of the “curve” in their career choice. Great atmosphere and caring staff make for an exceptional vocational college.


“Great classes, and still so many months to go!”

Wonderful staff, great classes, and still so many months to go! I’m sure they are going to be fantastic. If you’re looking for a school, this one is the best!.

Devon Green

“I was given the tools to be successful”

I am so thankful for the people and the education I received at Eastern College. I was given the tools to be successful and create an income off the education I received. Not only did this school land me the career I have now, I have life long friendships with the people I met here! I highly recommend this school !

If you’re interested in learning more about a career in Criminology, fill out the form. A helpful Career Advisor will assist with everything from career questions to financial aid and help discover the perfect career path for you.

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