Law Enforcement Training Academy
To apply for entrance to the Law Enforcement Academy please download and complete the following files:
Law Enforcement Officer Program Costs

      In-State Resident Tuition      $4,809.20 *   
  Out-of-State Resident Tuition    $10,840.75 *  
  Training Uniforms (estimated)         $800.00 **  
  Applicant Screening Fee           $170.00 ***  

 

 

 

 * The tuition must be paid in full prior to the class starting. The tuition includes textbooks, the use of police duty gear and weapons. Ammunition is provided for the weapons. For information about residency requirements, please visit the web site:  /ssem/residency.aspx
   
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The uniforms must be purchased 30 days before class begins to allow for delivery time. Students must purchase several different kinds of training uniforms.  The final cost will depend on the size and quantity ordered.

We have several scholarships available for Law enforcement academy students, ranging from $500.00 to $1000.00.  Please fill out the scholarship application below.

   
   1. Financial Aid
   2. Comprehensive Scholarship Application
   3. WorkForce Alliance Tuition Assistance
   4. Resources for Future Students
 
   
 *** The Screening Fee must be paid in full at the time the application is submitted. The Applicant Screening Fee includes the cost of the FBAT, Integrity Test, fingerprinting and drug screen. The Applicant Screening Fee is non-refundable. Applicants must successfully pass a medical examination prior to starting the training program. The Applicant Screening Fee does not include the cost of the medical examination. Applicants must use their own physician for the medical examination.
       

Law Enforcement Class Schedule

  
All Dates are approximate.  The academies listed are for self-sponsored students only. If you wish to be sponsored by a law enforcement agency, you must apply directly to that agency. Full-time classes meet 40 hours a week for 25-27 weeks; Part-time classes meet 24 hours a week for approximately 40 weeks, depending on holidays.  

 CLASS #1:  Part-Time Nights  
  Application Deadline   November 3, 2015
  Tuition Due  December 15, 2015
  Class Starts   January 11, 2016
  Class Ends   TBA
  Meeting Times   Monday – Thursday 6 pm – 10 pm, Sat 8 am – 5 pm 
     
 CLASS #2:  Full-time Days  
  Application Deadline  November 3, 2015
  Tuition Due    December 15, 2015
  Class Starts   January 11, 2016
  Class Ends   TBA
  Meeting Times   Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm
     
 CLASS #3:  Full-Time Days  
  Application Deadline
  Tuition Due  April 25, 2016
  Class Starts   May 16, 2016
  Class Ends   TBA
  Meeting Times   Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm
     
 CLASS #4:  Full-time Days   
  Application Deadline   April 22, 2016
  Tuition Due    July 8, 2016
  Class Starts   July 25, 2016
  Class Ends    TBA
  Meeting Times   Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm
     
 CLASS #5:  Full-time Days   
  Application Deadline   July 22, 2016
  Tuition Due    October 3, 2016
  Class Starts   October 24, 2016
  Class Ends    TBA
  Meeting Times   Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm