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Police Academy

Program Length

Day Academy (All Day):
743 hours, 18 weeks

Day Academy (Half Day):
743 hours, 32 weeks

Evening Academy:
743 hours, 32 weeks

Days/Times

Day Academy (All Day):
Tuesday and Thursday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
AND
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
8:00 am to 6:30 pm
(Reporting time to class will vary, with a required report time of 15 minutes prior to class.)

Day Academy (Half Day):
Monday-Friday
7:45 am to 1:00 pm

Evening Academy:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
4:00 pm to 9:30 pm
(Reporting time to class will vary, with a required report time of 15 minutes prior to class.)

Both day academy and evening academy require some weekend training.

Program Dates

Day Academy (Half Day):
Start Date: October 8, 2018
End Date: May, 2019

Evening Academy:
Start Date: January 2019
End Date: August 2019

 

 

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: $5,970
Books/Tools/Supplies: $800 (includes uniforms)
Total*: $6,770 (Subject to change)

Click here to learn more about financial aid and other sources of assistance

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: $3,077
Independent Student: $5,215

Evening Academy:
Dependent Student: $4,987
Independent Student: $8,453

Related Information

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Gain Skills in all Aspects of Law Enforcement

Now enrolling for 2018-2019!

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 look at the work of a recent class! Click here.

Great Oaks Police Academy

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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.)

Learn about one of the many career options in this field!

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

Interested in enrolling in the 2019 January Evening Academy? Act right away!
Click here to learn more about upcoming Information Sessions.

Prospective students must complete a  physical conditioning assessment of sit‑ups, push-ups, and 1.5 mile run, then complete paperwork if they successfully meet the preliminary physical fitness standards. Click here for preliminary physical fitness standards.


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:

  • Attend an information session or meet with the commander.
  • High school diploma or HSE (High School Equivalency) HSE Hotline 513-612-5806
  • Achieve a WorkKeys® assessment level of (4) or higher in Applied Math and Graphic Literacy and a (5) in Workplace Documents.
  • 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

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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).