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Court and Tribunal Administration (Articulated)

Court and Tribunal Administration (Articulated)

Program Code:CTAT
Campus:Newnham
Duration:2 Semesters (9 Months)
Offered:Fall
Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma

Program Description

Enjoy a fulfilling career as a professional administrator or clerk for courts and quasi-judicial administrative tribunals.

This program trains you to work effectively and efficiently in judicial institutions. Along with studying law, procedure and ethics, you will gain hands-on experience in the development of skills in the areas of project management, government administration and technology. Your fluency in English is critical for your success and there is a high focus on communicating effectively from the beginning of your program to graduation.

Upon successful completion of Alternative Dispute Resolution, including full attendance, you'll receive an Alternative Dispute Resolution Certificate from the School of Legal and Public Administration.

Field Placement

Meet all the academic requirements and you'll have the opportunity to participate in a four week unpaid field placement at the end of the second semester. This provides you with practical work experience and exposure to potential employers. With the support and assistance of the School's faculty and staff, you will play an active role in securing your placement. Those wishing to be placed in a court or other government setting will have to provide a police clearance certificate.

Students who do not have permanent resident status or Canadian citizenship may not be eligible for a field placement with a government department, agency or court.

Required Keyboarding Speeds

40 w.p.m. (net) for graduation.

Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility:

  • Substantial completion of a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Law and Society program of York University or a recognized degree or equivalent in Justice Studies from a Canadian Institution.

Note:

  • Although not required for admission, a high degree of computer literacy and keyboarding skills at 35 w.p.m. are recommended for your success in the program.

Fees

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Your Career

Focus your career on Court and Tribunal Administration with this nine-month diploma program. You'll learn important practical skills and earn a recognized college diploma in one short, intensive program. Upon graduation, you'll be prepared to pursue an exciting career as a court clerk or professional administrator with the federal, provincial and municipal courts, or with regulatory boards, agencies and tribunals.

Articulation

The articulated version of the Court and Tribunal Administration program is a special, two-semester program available to graduates of the Law and Society Program of York University or of a Justice Studies degree or equivalent from an Ontario university.

University of Sussex:

Students who have a Canadian university degree and who graduate with a 3.0 GPA from the CTAT program will be eligible for a guaranteed place in the first year of the two or three-year program at the University of Sussex that leads to a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree.

Transfer Credit/Pathways

The Degree and Credit Transfer Office provides a number of services for students continuing their education at Seneca, and for graduating students considering degree transfer options.

Through transfer agreements and institution partnerships, graduates of this Seneca College program may be eligible for credit at various post-secondary institutions. Please refer to the Degree Transfer Guide for more information.

Transfer Credit may be granted for courses deemed equivalent to courses at Seneca that have been completed at recognized postsecondary institutions. Additional information is available online.

Important Academic Dates

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Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

2016/2017 Academic Year

Semester 1
CTA318 Civil Procedure I
CTA319 Family Law Practice and Procedure
CTA323 Criminal Law & Procedure for Court Administrators
CTA340 Public Administration Skills
CTA360 Justice Administration Procedures
CTA438 Transcription and Court Reporting Skills
CTA152 Contracts and Torts
 
Semester 2
CTA251 Employment Law
CTA255 Alternative Dispute Resolution
CTA330 Computer Applications for CTA
CTA423 Civil Procedure II
CTA425 Government Project Management
CTA426 Refugee Law for Court Administrators
CTA429 Tribunal Procedures
FPL470 Field Placement II
LGL215 Immigration Law

2015/2016 Academic Year

Semester 1
CTA318 Civil Procedure I
CTA319 Family Law Practice and Procedure
CTA323 Criminal Law & Procedure for Court Administrators
CTA340 Public Administration Skills
CTA360 Justice Administration Procedures
CTA438 Transcription and Court Reporting Skills
CTA152 Contracts and Torts
 
Semester 2
CTA251 Employment Law
CTA255 Alternative Dispute Resolution
CTA330 Computer Applications for CTA
CTA423 Civil Procedure II
CTA425 Government Project Management
CTA426 Refugee Law for Court Administrators
CTA429 Tribunal Procedures
FPL470 Field Placement II
LGL215 Immigration Law

Contact Us

Admissions Advisors:
Domestic Admissions Advisor: To Be Announced
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22840
International Admissions Advisor: Ida Yee
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22405
Ida.Yee@senecacollege.ca
Registration & Records Advisor:
  Randy Ramnanan
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22460
Randy.Ramnanan@senecacollege.ca
Program Contacts:
Program Coordinator: Linda Pasternak
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22819
Linda.Pasternak@senecacollege.ca
Program Chair: Wanda Forsythe
(416) 491-5050 Ext. 22745
Wanda.Forsythe@senecacollege.ca
Additional Contacts:
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