Testing

  • During the application process, the applicant will undergo the following testing:

    • Physical conditioning assessment (stress test)
    • Psychological evaluation
      • MMPI Personality Test
      • NEO-PI-R
      • Nelson-Denny reading test
      • Personal interview with a licensed psychologist
    • Pre-testing for academy physical requirements (must meet 30th percentile or above for acceptance)
      • 1½ mile run
      • 300-meter run
      • Bench press
      • Sit-ups

    Please see the Officer Certification Information on the MPOETC website for details of physical requirements, which are based on age and gender.