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)||
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|
What can I study? top of page
How do I get started? top of page
Students should download and complete this 'PA Municipal Police Officer Basic Training Request Form to request proof of their training be sent to Thomas Edison State University.
Can I transfer PLR credit to another institution? top of page
If you are seeking to transfer the PLR 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.