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Police Academy

Program Length

Day Academy (All Day):
730 hours, 17 weeks

Day Academy (Half Day):
730 hours, 29 weeks

Evening Academy:
730 hours, 32 weeks

Days/Times

Day Academy (All Day):
Tuesday and Thursday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
8:00 am to 6:30 pm

Day Academy (Half Day):
Tuesday and Thursday
8:00 am to 12:00 pm
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
8:00 am to 1:00 pm

Evening Academy:
Tuesday and Thursday
5:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
4:00 pm to 9:30 pm

 

Program Dates

Day Academy (All Day):
Start Date: August 9, 2017
End Date: December 1, 2017

Day Academy (Half Day):
Start Date: March 20, 2018
End Date: October 20, 2018

Evening Academy:
Start Date: January 2018
End Date: August 2018

Program Campus Location

Scarlet Oaks Career Campus
Public Safety Services

200 Scarlet Oaks Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45241
(Formerly 3254 East Kemper Road)

Tuition Information

Direct Cost:  The cost of the program

Tuition: $5,910
Books/Tools/Supplies: $285
Total*: $5,695 (Subject to change) + uniform approximately $300

NEW!!  A tuition grant of up to $5,000 is available for this program to those who qualify!  Click here for details.

Other Costs

Indirect Costs:  These are not costs to attend Great Oaks, but an estimate of living expenses you may have while attending school. They are shown for federal financial aid purposes, and include child care, housing, transportations, etc.

Day Academy:
Dependent Student: $3077
Independent Student: $5215

Evening Academy:
Dependent Student: $4987
Independent Student: $8453

Morning Academy:
Dependent Student: $6126
Independent Student: $10,384

Related Information

Accredited by the Council on Occupational Education

Detailed information brochure

Gain Skills in all Aspects of Law Enforcement

Serve and protect.  Are you the kind of person that wants to make sure your community is safe?  Through the Great Oaks Police Academy, you’ll become eligible to earn the Ohio Peace Officer Certificate which is the gateway to inclusion in a class of individuals who are sought by many police recruiters.

Take a 360° tour of Great Oaks labs!  Click here.

Click here for a detailed information brochure.

Gain over 700 hours of police training under the direction of a State Certified Police Academy Commander. Successful completion of this course and passing the Ohio Peace Officer Certification Exam is the first step to Ohio certification by the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission. Accredited by OPOTA (Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy) and COE (the Council on Occupational Education)

For job outlook and wages for Police Academy visit www.onetonline.org.


College Credit Options:

  • Earn college credit; details at https://transfercredit.ohio.gov.  (Note: When checking available credit, choose “select all” under colleges and universities.)

Enrollment Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED®
  • Achieve a WorkKeys® assessment of 4 or higher in Applied Math and Locating Information, and at least a 5 in Reading for Information.
  • Have a physical performed by a physician, certified nurse practitioner, or physician assistant that states you can perform strenuous physical activity.
  • Pass a physical conditioning assessment for sit‑ups, push-ups, and 1.5 mile run. Click here for preliminary physical fitness standards.
  • Be 21 years old by completion.
  • Pass background investigation.
  • Pass drug screen.

Ready to enroll? 

  • For WorkKeys® test information, visit the ACT website.
  • To register for ACT’s free WorkKeys online test prep curriculum click here.

Questions?


Gainful Employment Disclosure

Please click here for information about tuition/fees, median loan debt and graduation/placement rates of students who completed this program (Day sessions).

Please click here for information about tuition/fees, median loan debt and graduation/placement rates of students who completed this program (Evening sessions).