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Attend the National Criminal Justice Command College at UVA

The National Criminal Justice Command College (NCJCC) is an intensive, 10-week, residential program for mid-to-upper-level law enforcement supervisors, executives in corrections, and managers in corporate/private security. Focused on leadership and collaboration, NCJCC provides an integrated, cutting-edge approach to criminal justice education. The program is held in Richmond, VA, and is a partnership between UVA and the Virginia State Police.

Graduates earn a certificate and up to 15 credits from UVA.

Start DatesJuly - September 2020
Estimated CostUndergraduate : $6,354 in-state / $13,572 out-of-state
Graduate: $7,398 in-state / $13,648 out-of-state4
Noncredit: $6,354 in-state or out-of-state
Duration5 courses/ 10-weeks
FormatIntensive 10-week in-person program
Next Application Deadline

June 15, 2020 for Summer 2020 session

Registration for the 2020 National Criminal Justice Command College is closed. The class is now full. 

Applications for the 2020 NCJCC will be accepted.


Virginia State Police headquarters in Richmond, VA 
5 courses 
July - September 2020 
Graduate, undergraduate, and noncredit available

admission requirements

June 15, 2020

  • High school diploma or equivalent for undergraduate certificate
  • Bachelor’s degree for graduate criminal justice certificate
Admission Details
$6,354 in-state / $13,572 out-of-state for undergraduate
$7,398 in-state / $13,648 out-of-state for graduate
$6,354 in-state or out-of-state for noncredit
  • This program is not eligible for financial aid
Tuition Details
* Additional fees may apply, including course materials. Tuition rates adjusted annually.
our value
  • Essential curriculum for supervisors in any size or style of law enforcement organization, from any geographic location
  • Talk to our pre-admissions advisors. We’re here to help!

* The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements.

Student Spotlight

The knowledge I gained from the Command College helps me every day as a bureau commander.
A photograph of Victor Mitchell

Victor Mitchell


Captain Victor Mitchell loved working with dogs. But after 20 years devoted to developing and leading the canine unit for the Charlottesville Police Department, he decided it was time to make a change. He took the sergeant’s exam and was promoted. Surprised to find how much he enjoyed supervision, he set his sights on becoming a lieutenant. “I knew attending the National Criminal Justice Command College would go a long way in helping me achieve that goal,” he says.

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