All prospective students interested in applying for the Fall 2016 semester are encouraged to attend the upcoming Information and Enrollment Session on July 28. All completed applications will be processed on-the-spot. Click here to learn more.
The NYPD Leadership Program is a scholarship for active NYPD Uniformed Members of the Service (UMOS) police officers and supervisors. The scholarship covers tuition, technology fees and textbook costs for four college courses (12 credits total). The program is designed for undergraduate and graduate non-degree students interested in earning a degree.
- Undergraduate students can save up to $10,000 in tuition and fees by*:
• Enrolling in the NYPD Leadership Program and receiving up to $4,000 in
scholarship awards that covers tuition, technology fees, and textbook costs for
four courses (12 credits total).
• Receiving up to 30 college credits for basic academy training (equivalent to two full-time semesters).
- Graduate non-degree students receive up to $5,500 in scholarship awards that covers tuition, technology
fees and textbook costs for four courses (12 credits total)*.
- Students completing the program receive a Certificate of Completion.
- Apply credits earned in the NYPD Leadership Program toward a Bachelor's or Master's degree program at John Jay College (click here to learn more).
The NYPD Leadership Program courses meet once a week on Fridays at John Jay College. Courses are offered during morning, afternoon and evening periods in the fall and spring semesters. Please refer to the NYPD Leadership Course Outline for detailed course information. Click here to view the current schedule.
All active NYPD UMOS police officers and supervisors of any ranking are eligible for the NYPD Leadership Program.
Important Note: Retired NYPD Uniformed Members of the Service, are encouraged to apply to the In-service Program. All other agencies, including NYPD civilians (i.e. school safety agent, traffic enforcement agent, etc.) are encouraged to visit the Undergraduate Admissions Prospective Students page.
NEW Undergraduate Students: (Extended) Monday, August 1, 2016
Readmit Undergraduate Students: Sunday, May 15, 2016
NEW Graduate Non-degree Students: (Extended) Monday, August 1, 2016
Readmit Graduate Non-degree Students: (Extended) Monday, August 1, 2016
Click here to start the application process.