WSU’s Law Enforcement Academy offers two separate training modules to prepare you for a career in law enforcement.
Module 1: For people interested in becoming a Special Functions Officer (SFO) or Basic Corrections Officer (BCO).
Module 2: For people interested in becoming a Law Enforcement Officer (LEO).
PREREQUISITE: SFO Certification
Daytime Academy Night Academy Accelerated Academy*
Certification Module 1 and 2 Module 1 Module 2 Module 1 and 2
Program Length 18 Weeks 20 weeks 20 weeks 12 weeks
Days and Times Mon & Wed, 7am to 6pm – Tues & Thurs, 6am to 5pm Mon-Thurs, 6-10pm & Sat, 7am-2pm Same as Module 1 Mon-Fri, 8am to 5pm
Certifications SFO, BCO, and LEO SFO and BCO LEO SFO, BCO, and LEO
Cost $5,800 $2,100 $3,700 $3,050
2015 Schedule 1/20/2015-5/29/2015 & 8/10/15-12/18/2015 10/13/2014-3/14/2015 & 9/14/2015-2/5/2016 3/16/2015-7/31/2015 & 2/15/2016-7/8/2016 5/11/2015-8/1/2015
*Must have a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice

Practical Skills Academy

If you are interested in attending the Practical Skills Academy beginning May, 2015, please contact us. If we get enough interest, we will schedule this course and notify you.

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How do I get started?

  1. Review POST entrance requirements
    • Must be over 21 before class begins
    • Must be a US Citizen
    • Must have a High School diploma or GED
  2. Take the NPOST entrance test
    • Test at Ogden or Layton campus – $30
    • Study Guide available – $5
    • Scores may take up to 3 weeks, so test early
  3. Prepare for the physical entrance test
    • Review the PT Entrance & Exit Requirements
    • PT entrance test is held the first week of class
    • If you do not pass you may be dismissed
  4. Register online
    • Registration opens 4 months before start date
    • $250 non-refundable deposit
  5. Complete POST application & background packet
    • After registration you will be mailed detailed info