NYPD Leadership Program

NYPD Leadership Program

Interested in enrolling in the Fall 2018 semester?  Click here to attend an Information Session.
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The NYPD Leadership Program is a tuition-free program for active NYPD UMOS police officers and supervisors. The program is ideal for officers and supervisors interested in earning a bachelor's or master's degree.  


  • Guaranteed Admission to John Jay College as an undergraduate or graduate non-degree student 
  • Tuition and textbooks covered for four courses (12 credits total)
  • Receive up to 90 transfer credits, including up to 36 credits for NYPD recruit training (undergraduate students only)
  • Certificate of Completion is awarded to students completing the program
  • Apply credits earned in the Leadership Program toward a bachelor's or master's degree program at John Jay College (click here for additional information)
  • Tuition discounts are available outside of the NYPD Leadership Program (click here for additional information)


The students in the Program meet once a week on Fridays at John Jay College.  Courses are offered during morning, afternoon and evening times in the fall and spring semesters.  Students may register for up to two courses per semester. 

Click here to review the course curriculum.

The program is taught by academics and practitioners with extensive experience and research in law enforcement, race and ethnic diversity, police community relations and issues relating to crime and justice.  

Click here to learn more about the faculty members in the program.


All active NYPD UMOS police officers and supervisors of any ranking are eligible for the NYPD Leadership Program. 


NEW Undergraduate Students:  Friday, June 1, 2018
NEW Graduate Non-degree Students:  Friday, June 15, 2018

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Please note:  NYPD Leadership Program registration may close prior to the application deadline.  Registration is on a first come, first served basis.

Interested in learning more about the program?  You may click on any one of the options below to attend an Information Session or schedule a one-on-one appointment:

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