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How many college credits is it worth?
The most current University review identified up to 15 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officer Basic Training (PA Act 120). A student's credit eligibility is determined according to the submission of appropriate documentation as well as the documented date of successful training completion. If you completed your training outside the effective dates listed in the following table, check the notes below the table for any reference to an earlier University review.
The training components have been divided into the following courses:
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|Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officer Basic Training (PA Act 120)||Credits||TESU Course
|Effective Dates||For Staff Use|
|Introduction to Criminal Justice||3||AOJ-102||1/1/1988-6/30/2013||AOJ.POL.PA|
|Police Firearms & Defense||3||AOJ-180||1/1/1988-6/30/2013||AOJ.POL.PA|
|Emergency Medical First Responder||2||AOJ-285||1/1/1988-6/30/2013||AOJ.POL.PA|
Note: Students may apply these APR credits at Thomas Edison State University to any part of a degree program, including the area of study, as long as they are appropriate and do not exceed the limitation of transferable credits from any one source. Degree programs related to your APR credits are listed next under “What can I study?”
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Students should download and submit this cover sheet along with a notarized copy of their Police Academy credential indicating completion of basic training as per PA Act 120 to:
Office of the Registrar, Thomas Edison State University, 111 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608.
Can I transfer APR credit to another institution? top of page
If you are seeking to transfer the APR credits to another college, the decision whether or not to accept these credits in transfer rests with that college. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the receiving institution's academic policy will allow transfer of each credit. Thomas Edison State University offers a non-degree service called Individual Learning Account that may be helpful.
If you would like to request a copy of the APR report for a particular organization or credential, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org and include the following: