Fresno City College's Police Academy was established to provide the training necessary for employment as a Peace Officer in California. This program is certified by the State of California via Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST).
Basic Fees = $1,107.00
Range from $4,000 to $5,000 plus
Costs include the basic college fees plus the cost of the additional supplies and equipment needed. These additional supplies can vary and be as much as $5,000.00 in addition to the FCC costs. Some of these additional cost are, but not limited to;
You may apply for assistance with the cost of the academy by applying for Financial Aid, using a G.I. bill, or other services.
The Day Academies are presented in the Intensive Format. It meets Monday to Friday, 7:45,am to 5:30,pm with some Saturdays and some night sessions. Day Academy last 6-months.
The Night Academy is presented in the Extended Format. It meets Monday to Thursday night, 5:45pm to 10:30pm and Saturday from 7:45,am to 5:30,pm. This academy is attended by those students who work a full or part-time job and need the flexibility of a night academy. Night Academy last 10 months.
The Module I Academy is the final module in the three Modular Format. A POST profile will be needed to prove completion of Module III and II.
Students completing the academy receive 48 units of credit for AJ 270A and AJ 270B - Basic Police Academy. Those wishing to complete the A.S. Degree program in Criminology may request to waive two courses from Criminology 1, 6, 7, or 12. Waiver forms can be obtained from the Social Sciences Division (SO 123)
Students completing Basic Police Academy obtain 48 college units.