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Protection, Security and Investigation: Crime Scene Investigation

Credential: Diploma Program Code: 2420A Length: 2 semesters

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To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • A Police Foundations; Law and Security Administration; Protection, Security and Investigation; or Paralegal diploma from an accredited institution or a university degree in a related field.

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.


Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.


Post-Admission Requirements:

Some law enforcement agencies require mental and physical health, and good moral character and habits. Some will also have standards for minimum hearing and vision. Employers in some sectors of the law and security field may require students to undergo a vulnerable sector check for criminal offences and mandatory bonding. It is important for potential students to understand that certain requirements are beyond the control of Humber and may prevent students from completing the full program and/or securing employment. Applicants are advised to check the requirements for specific positions in which they are interested before enrolling in this program.

  • Valid Standard First Aid with CPR-C and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) may be required by employers
  • Vulnerable Sector Check: Students in programs or occupations involving direct contact with vulnerable persons are required to undergo a vulnerable sector check. The check may have to be renewed every three to six months thereafter. Faculty will support students upon arrival to the program to ensure they apply for the correct type of police documentation at the appropriate time.
Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2017LakeshoreOpenOpen

The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic $3,962.08
  • international $14,200.

Amounts listed were the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change. For detailed information, refer to the program page on the website.

Additional Costs

Approximately $300 – $500 per semester for textbooks and supplies.

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Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Transferring from Another College or University

Details on transferring credits or credentials from another college or university or how to apply for credit based on prior work or life experience.

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Future Study Options

Humber has a number of transfer agreements with other postsecondary institutions (within Canada and around the world) that enables students and graduates to use their Humber credential to gain advanced standing in another program.

Bachelor of Applied Management 

Credential Opportunity: Diploma to Degree
Location: Saint John, NB
Institution(s): University of New Brunswick

Graduates of any two-year diploma program at Humber who have attained a cumulative grade point average of 70% or greater will be eligible to enter year three of the 4-yr Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) at the University of New Brunswick.  Depending on the diploma program, students may be exempted from study in certain courses and therefore, requested to take alternate courses offered by the Faculty of Business.

For further information, contact:

Anne Marie Stephen

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Ontario Transfer Options

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Program Contact(s)

Michael Gamble
Program Co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 3377


Domestic Students

North Campus
Humber Learning Resource Commons, 1st Floor

Lakeshore Campus
WEL 106

International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067
Fax 1-416-675-6386

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If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

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Fees by Semester 

Semester 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $2,043.19 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,284.69
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $124.30 $124.30


Semester 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $375 Winter start - $250 Summer start - $125

Our Program

Humber’s Protection, Security and Investigation: Crime Scene Investigation diploma program is an ideal way for graduates of policing and security-related diplomas and degrees to develop leading-edge forensic knowledge and skills that are highly valued in public and private policing.

Our unique hands-on approach provides expert instruction utilizing the most modern criminal forensic technology within a specialized curriculum that includes:

  • fingerprint classification and development
  • DNA and blood profiling
  • crime scene management and analysis
  • detecting deception
  • handwriting analysis
  • criminal profiling
  • court preparation and testimony.

Our industry partners work with us to ensure all course content is current, relevant and practical.

Your training takes place in a state-of-the-art crime scene studio and forensic lab located at the Humber Centre for Justice Leadership. This innovative facility features a simulation lab for processing forensic evidence from staged crime scenes including taking photos, collecting and protecting evidence, and sketching and measuring the scene. The Centre for Justice Leadership also features four interviewing labs for practising interrogation techniques.

Note: Optional information sessions may be held throughout the year for applicants who wish to learn more about this program.

Courses Program Standards

The Humber Experience

Protection, Security and Investigation diploma video

Watch the video to learn more about the Protection, Security and Investigation: Crime Scene Investigation diploma program.

The Humber Advantage

State-of-the-art Labs

At the heart of the Criminal Justice programs lies the Humber Centre for Justice Leadership, a state-of-the-art building designed to take education above and beyond the classroom.

Industry Partnerships

The Protection, Security & Investigation program has a close working relationship with many private and public security organizations in the security field. Some of these agencies include:

  • Ontario Provincial Police (OPP)
  • Toronto Police Service
  • York Regional Police
  • Canadian Security Intelligence Service
  • Go Transit, Correctional Service of Canada
  • Toronto West Detention Centre

Your Career

As a graduate of our program, you can:

  • take your law enforcement career to the next level
  • develop specialized skills that can vault your career in criminal justice forward in crime scene investigation (CSI)
  • learn about criminal behaviour and how to effectively manage crime scenes and analyze evidence
  • position yourself to pursue employment on municipal, provincial and national police services in Canada, as well as with private policing agencies
  • take advantage of professional networking opportunities through Humber’s connections with police services agencies in the Greater Toronto Area and southern Ontario that have strong reputations for training crime scene investigators.

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained in this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.