Current Academy Schedules

    • The next part-time academy is tentatively scheduled to begin at California University of Pennsylvania in August 2017. This academy will run for approximately 49 weeks. Classes will meet Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Applications for this academy will be accepted beginning March 2017.
    • The next full-time academy at IUP’s main campus is scheduled to begin in January 2017, and will run for approximately 19 weeks. On-campus housing will be available for this academy. Housing information is included in the application packet. Students can also secure their own off-campus housing for this academy. Applications for this academy will be accepted beginning August 2016.
    • IUP Police Academy Carnegie-Mellon University Location Moving: The Criminal Justice Training Center would like all interested individuals who are planning to apply to the Part-Time Act 120 Basic Police Officer Training Program which IUP administers at Carnegie-Mellon University to be advised that this academy will be moving to a new Pittsburgh area facility in 2017. The exact location has not yet been determined; however, an active search is underway at this time. When a new location has been confirmed, it will be posted on the IUP CJTC website. In addition, if you would like to be placed on a list and sent a personal message when the new Pittsburgh location is confirmed, please contact Dennis Marsili, program coordinator, at, or Dolores Karcher, secretary, at, and request to be placed on the cadet applicant list for the part-time Pittsburgh area academy. We expect the new Pittsburgh area part-time academy will take place sometime during the 2017 calendar year.

    Academy dates are tentative depending on enrollment numbers.

    If you are interested in any of these academies, please contact Program Coordinator Dennis Marsili at 724-357-3988 or, or Program Secretary Dolores Karcher at 724-357-6943 or

    Additional regional Act 120 academy sites will be considered depending on student interest.