Police Science Option for Police Academy Graduates, A.A.S

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This program is for those students enrolled in the Police Academy. It allows for the transfer of some credits and the completion of an associate degree to further students' professional development in the criminal justice profession.

Police Science is a partnership between Prince George's Community College and the Prince George's Municipal Police Academy, located on the Largo campus. The Police Science Option degree program prepares graduates for entry-level police officer positions with local and municipal law enforcement agencies. In accordance with the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commission (the regulatory agency for police training and certification and instructor certification), Academy recruits complete the equivalent of 30 general education credits and 30 criminal justice program credits. The Police Science Option also provides a bridge for law enforcement personnel wishing to continue their higher education for personal and/or professional career advancement.


Learning Foundations Overall Requirements
General Education - English Composition
General Education - Interpersonal Communication
General Education - Science
General Education - Social Sciences
General Education - Information Technology



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