Program Fees

ACT 120: Municipal Police Academy

  • $6,000 tuition fee
  • $30 application fee
  • $250 psychological evaluation (estimated)
  • criminal history background check
  • driving history record
  • $390 uniform cost (estimated)

This program is approved for Veterans Affairs benefits and financial aid (loans and Pell grants). Students must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you have questions about financial aid for attendance in the Municipal Police Officers' Training Academy, please call the Financial Aid office at 724-357-2218. The campus Veterans' office can be reached at 724-357-3009.

ACT 180 (Mandatory In-Service)

$60.00 per officer. The cost is usually covered by the police departments. Only currently employed police officers are eligible to attend. Other law enforcement agencies may purchase vouchers to attend.

Act 67: School Security Personnel Basic Training Course

$395.00 per person with a $30.00 application fee.

Non-Mandatory In-Service

No charge. Police departments may apply for grants from Municipal Police Officers' Education & Training Commission to cover the costs of the course. Participants must be affiliated with a police department and sponsored for enrollment.