School of Justice and Business Studies

Bringing the Real World to the Classroom.

Our school is built on experiential learning, from industry- sponsored applied projects, work placements and co-op, to international exchange programs. This means you'll graduate having the best possible practical, real – world, real work experiences employers are looking for, whether you’re preparing for a career in Law and Emergency Services, Business or Hospitality.

Police Foundations

We have an excellent reputation in Ontario for being top-of-mind for law programs. Meet some of our Police Foundations students, faculty and grads

Learn more about our Police Foundations Program

Business Applied Projects

Business students participate in a final semester applied project for an industry partner. Lindsay LePage, shares what she and her team learned working for their client in the automotive sector.

Learn more about our Applied Projects Program

Culinary Pathways

Culinary student David Li talks about his experiences in the Culinary Management Dual Diploma Apprenticeship program and what’s next in his career.

Choose the Culinary or Hospitality Career Path That's Right for You.

Start in September and prepare for a wide variety of careers in the culinary arts and hospitality industry.

Chef Training

Complete the two-semester Chef Training certificate program and you’ll be ready to work as a cook or assistant cook in a restaurant, hotel, catering or institutional setting. Or, you can choose a working apprenticeship and write the Provincial Trade of Cook Certification of Qualification examination. Many graduates decide to complete the Culinary Management program with just one more year of study.

Culinary Management

Our two- year Culinary Management program provides you with strong entry-level culinary management techniques and skills required for advancement in the hospitality industry. Within this program if you start in September, you also have the option to apply for the Culinary Management Dual Diploma Apprenticeship which allows you to earn your diploma and complete in-school apprenticeship training in just two years.

Hotel & Restaurant Management

In this new two - year program you will acquire the leadership and practical skills to manage and operate the rooms and food services divisions of hotels, resorts, and restaurants. Case studies, field trips, computer simulations, and an industry work placement complement in-class studies. Our focus on management skills will increase your opportunity for advancement.

Tourism and Travel

In our Tourism and Travel program, you will learn about different destinations and cultures while you acquire the leadership and practical skills needed to work for tour operators, destination marketing organizations, travel agencies, or tourism and travel service providers. Plus you’ll travel to a global destination and experience the growing volunteer tourism business niche.

Business and Hospitality Programs

Designed to develop your competitive EDGE, and help you stand out in today’s job market, each of our programs is founded on four key principles:

  • Environmental Responsibility
  • Diversity
  • Global Perspective
  • Experience


Jim Drennan
Dean, School of Justice and Business Studies
TEL: (705) 749-5530 x 1519
Pam Selkirk
Operations Liaison
TEL: (705) 749-5530 x 1389