Combined Honours BA in Criminology and Policing

My program is giving me the knowledge to excel in my future employment

What makes studying online at Wilfrid Laurier University special?

It has allowed me to pursue an education in a more independent manner, which I greatly appreciate. Being able to access lesson material at any time gives me complete control over when I study, meaning I’m always focused when I do. In addition, it saves me several hours every week by not having to commute. 

Overall, for someone like me who prefers studying in a more private environment, being able to learn online at Wilfrid Laurier has been an amazing experience.

“My program is giving me the knowledge to excel in my future employment”

How has your program prepared you in your current/future role?

I believe my joint Honours in Criminology and Policing has prepared me for my future in these fields, since all the information feels relevant and up-to-date. Whenever I read a lesson, textbook chapter, or a study, the material presented is always about a prevalent topic. And so, I feel confident that my program is giving me the knowledge to excel in my future employment.

“Being able to access lesson material at any time gives me complete control”

How have your professors interacted with you to ensure your success in this program?

The professors at Wilfrid Laurier have been great at communicating. All the emails I’ve sent have been responded to quickly and professionally. Updates relating to in class assignments and questions are constantly posted, to make sure that students succeed in the class.

How has working with a dedicated student advisor impacted your educational experience?

Working with an advisor has been a massive help during my time at Wilfrid Laurier. Having someone who is aware of your individual situation and being able to make informed and educated suggestions, has allowed me to efficiently and effectively plan out my courses and educational path forward. On top of this, the two advisors I’ve worked with give several reminders to make sure I don’t miss important deadlines.