LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY TRANSFER CREDIT AND COURSE SUBSTITUTION INFORMATION

Indiana State University

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Students completing training at an accredited law enforcement academy may be eligible to receive transfer credit for up to 9 credits of undergraduate work or 6 credits of graduate work towards a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Students may not use the credits for both programs. In addition, these credits may not be eligible for consideration in other majors.

General Information:

  1. Transfer credit for completion of coursework and training at an accredited law enforcement academy will be considered following a review of the training academy curriculum and the current Indiana State University Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice undergraduate or graduate course equivalencies.
  2. Training equivalency is verified by the presentation of the official certificate of completion and the completion of the Transfer Credit and Course Substitution Approval Application. The Certificate must be attached to the Law Enforcement Academy Course Substitution Approval Application at the time of submission for consideration.
  3. Law enforcement academies completed within the previous 15 years of the start date of the program will be considered.
  4. The following law enforcement academy curriculum(s) have been verified for preapproval:
    1. Indiana Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA)
    2. Indiana State Police Recruitment Academy
  5. Other academies will be approved on a case-by-case basis. Students seeking approval outside of the aforementioned academies must present a copy of the curriculum (an overview is appropriate) and a link to the academies web page along with a point of contact for verification

     

MILITARY TRANSFER CREDIT AND COURSE SUBSTITUTION INFORMATION

Indiana State University

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Students completing a US armed forces basic training (boot camp) or other specialized training while serving either on active or reserve duty may be eligible to receive transfer credit for up to 9 hours of undergraduate work or 6 hours of graduate work towards a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Students may not use the credits for both programs. In addition, these credits may not be eligible for consideration in other majors.

General Information:

  1. Transfer credit for completion of coursework and training from a US armed forces basic training (boot camp) or other specialized training may be considered following a review of the training curriculum and the current Indiana State University Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice undergraduate or graduate course equivalencies.
  2. Training equivalency is verified by the presentation of the official certificate of completion and the completion of the Transfer Credit and Course Substitution Approval Application. The Certificate must be attached to the Military Course Substitution Approval Application at the time of submission for consideration.
  3. US Armed forces training completed within the previous 15 years of the start date of the program will be considered.
  4. The following US Armed forces training(s) have been verified for preapproval:
    • United States Air Force
    • United States Army
    • United States Coast Guard
    • United States Marines
    • United States Navy
  5. Other specialized training may be approved on a case-by-case basis. Students seeking approval outside of the aforementioned training must present a copy of the curriculum (an overview is appropriate) and a link to the training web page along with a point of contact for verification.

Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice