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.

All students will also incur other expenses not included on your billing statements, such as books and supplies, personal and transportation expenses, and housing and food. For more information on understanding the cost of attendance, please visit Cost of Attendance vs. Your Bill.

ACT 180 (Mandatory In-Service)

The cost is set by MPOTEC, contact Director Marcia Cole ( or Program Coordinator Jason Batistig ( for the yearly price 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 per person with a $30 application fee.