In-service Program

In-service Program

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

John Jay College is a premiere educational institution where criminal justice is taught in all its modern complexities and public service is valued as the noble endeavor that it is.  The In-service Program at John Jay College is designed to provide educational opportunities to active and retired Uniform Members of the Service (UMOS) of the:

  • City of New York Department of Corrections (DOC)
  • New York City Fire Department (FDNY)
  • New York City Police Department* (NYPD)
 
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
 

The In-service Program is available for all active and retired UMOS DOC officers and FDNY firefighters, and retired UMOS NYPD police officers interested in earning a bachelor’s degree.  All active NYPD UMOS police officers and supervisors are encouraged to apply for the NYPD Leadership scholarship program.  

NOTE:  All civilian members and other public service agency personnel (i.e. FDNY Paramedic, FDNY EMT, are encouraged to submit the general application, by visiting www.cuny.edu/prepare.

PROGRAM BENEFITS

The benefits of the In-service Program include:
  • Exempt from meeting the general admission criteria
  • Receive college credits for the following basic academy training:
    • Up to 18 for DOC
    • Up to 10 for FDNY
    • Up to 29 for NYPD
      NOTE:  Additional credits may be awarded for courses taken beyond basic training.  Training credits may
      not exceed 45 credits.
  • Courses are offered during the day, evening, hybrid, online and weekend
  • Apply up to 90 previously earned college credits and academy training towards any bachelor's degree at John Jay College
  • Individualized academic counseling
  • Students with an associate's degree may be eligible for the Online Security Management bachelor's degree
 
FALL 2017 APPLICATION DEADLINES
 

All applications must be submitted by Monday, July 10, 2017.

START THE FALL 2017 APPLICATION