No application fees through Fall 2022 for certificates and undergraduate degrees!
A high school diploma or equivalent is needed to apply to the undergraduate certificate, and an undergraduate degree is required to apply to the graduate certificate. For those not needing college credit, a noncredit option is available.
You need to be in the field of law enforcement, security, corrections, criminal justice, or a related field to be admitted into the program. If you aren’t sure about your qualifications, please contact the program director to discuss whether or not your background would be applicable.
No. All classes are face-to-face at the Virginia State Police Training Academy in Richmond, Virginia.
Yes. You will receive 4 hours legal, 34 hours career development, and 2 hours cultural diversity for 40 total hours.
Transfer courses are not accepted for this certificate program.
Only lunch at the Academy is included. You will receive detailed information about lodging options upon registration.
Not at this time. Other colleges and universities may recognize these courses for transfer, but these decisions are made independently by the receiving institution.
* 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.