The Fairmont State University Police Training Academy is a rigorous, academically-based training program that prepares graduates to enter the law enforcement profession.
Upon program completion, graduates will be qualified for certification as West Virginia Law Enforcement Officers. In addition to being “job ready” for hire by municipal police and county sheriff’s departments as well as a variety of other State agencies with law enforcement responsibilities, graduates will be excellently prepared for graduate study in Criminal Justice or related fields.
Open to students who are seeking a Bachelor's of Science (B.S) or Minor in Criminal Justice with a concentration in the Police Academy. You can also Minor in the Police Academy to earn the certificate upon completion & graduation with the Minor.