In-service Program

In-service Program

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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)
  • Paramedic
  • EMT
  • New York City Police Department (NYPD)*
*All active NYPD UMOS police officers and supervisors are encouraged to apply for the NYPD Leadership scholarship program.  

We will be having information sessions beginning Friday, February 10 at 12:00pm. Please attend if you want to receive information on the application, enrollment process and what to expect after you are admitted.


To RSVP for the 12:00pm session, click here.


The In-service Program is available for all active and retired DOC UMOS officers and FDNY firefighters, and retired NYPD UMOS police officers interested in earning a bachelor’s degree.  

NOTE:  All civilian members are encouraged to submit the application for general admission, by visiting


The benefits of the In-service Program include:

  • Guaranteed admission to a bachelor's degree program
  • Receive up to 90 credits from previously attended colleges and recruit training: 
    • Up to 18 for DOC
    • Up to 17 for FDNY
    • Up to 35 for NYPD
    • Up to 30 for Paramedic
    • Up to 6 for EMT

NOTE:  Additional credits may be awarded for post recruit training.  Click here to learn more about the major programs offered.

  • Flexible course schedules, including day, evening, weekend and online
  • Individualized academic advisement
  • Students with an associate's degree may be eligible to enroll in the Online Security Management bachelor's degree program
John Jay College provides affordable tuition rates.  In-service students may also eligible for a $100 tuition deduction per semester.  


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Returning students should submit the online readmission application for the Fall 2022 semester.