Certificate in Basic Peace Officer Training

The certificate program in basic police officer training is considered appropriate for persons who are beginning a career in law enforcement. This certificate is considered a starting point in the new officer's education. The certificate serves as an incentive to continue toward an associate or baccalaureate degree. All of the courses needed for the certificate are applicable for advanced degrees. A placement test is required for all English courses.

CRJS 1500Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CRJS 2601Policing3
CRJS 3777Ohio Police Officer Basic Training16
Select two of the following:6
Criminal Courts
Introduction to Health and Wellness in Contemporary Society
Healthy Lifestyles
American Government
Introduction to Social Work
Introduction to Sociology
Total Semester Hours28

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will identify the key aspects to the elements of law.