Co-op Program in Bachelor of Arts in Criminology


Please review the intake dates and deadlinesFor students joining the Co-op program close to the maximum credits of 90, students must take COOP 1101 during the intake they have been accepted. This is to ensure students have ample time to complete their required work terms and still end on an academic term. We strongly advise students to consult with an academic advisor in their faculty to effectively plan their course and work term schedules.

How to Apply

Applications for the Co-op program are accepted all year around. Full details can be found on the Apply to Co-op page.

Program Requirements

Please click here for a detailed description of the Co-op program requirements for the Bachelor of Arts, Major in Criminology program.

Explore the Co-op journey from entry to graduation and find the best path for completing your work terms. Please note that the options listed here are recommended, and there may be alternative paths to complete work terms while satisfying the continuance requirements.


General Program Information

Please click here for a detailed description of what you can expect from the BA in Criminology program.

BA – Criminology Co-op Employment

BA Criminology Co-op students have been employed with a variety of industries such as the federal and provincial governments, municipalities, private businesses, and non-profit organizations. Student have held various titles such as:

  • Settlement Assistant
  • Research Assistant
  • Law Enforcement Assistant
  • Employment Standards Officer
  • Youth Justice Researcher
  • Citizen and Immigration Officer

Student Testimonials

“Canada Border Services Agency has provided me with the chance to work in a relevant field in relation to my studies here at KPU. During my time here I have had the opportunity to work on my ability to problem solve; and to develop organizational and other soft skills that will be useful for future jobs. It has provided me with an inside look at working for a law enforcement organization, and that experience has been invaluable.” Karina Carrier, Criminology Co-op student

Watch a Co-op student’s testimony about his experience in the Co-op program and how it helped him to hone "soft" skills that are much sought-after by employers. 

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To learn more about the BA in Criminology Co-op Program, please contact / 604-599-2465