Marion Technical College OHIO PEACE OFFICER TRAINING ACADEMY 2015-2016 AUGUST 24, 2015 – APRIL 30, 2016 Marion Technical College's (MTC) Law Enforcement Academy meets the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission's Basic Peace Officer Training requirements mandated as of July 2015. Curriculum and Requirements Students who successfully complete the Marion Law Enforcement Academy will earn 25 college credits. The college credits may be applied toward a MTC Associate of Technical Studies degree or some of the credits may be applied toward a MTC Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice degree. Upon successful completion of all Academy requirements, students will be eligible to take the OPOTC exam. Academy dates: August 24, 2015 – April 30, 2016. Classes meet Monday through Thursday evenings 6–10 p.m. and occasional Friday/Saturday/Sunday sessions are required. There is mandatory attendance in all classes. Students must meet the following Admission Requirements: Have committed no felonies or serious misdemeanors Possess a high school diploma or GED Pass a health and physical exam and a criminal background check from a law enforcement agency Furnish a copy of their valid Ohio driver’s license Priority acceptance into the Marion Law Enforcement Academy is now through May 1, 2015. Application Instructions 1. Meet with an MTC admission counselor by contacting the Office of Admission 740.389.4636 Ext. 260. 2. Submit a Marion Technical College Application for Admission (select Marion Law Enforcement Associate of Technical Studies (ATS)) and pay the nonrefundable $20 application fee. 3. Apply for financial aid online at www.mtc.edu/FinancialAid/index.html . The FAFSA can be completed at www.fafsa.ed.gov using the federal school code for MTC, 010736. The deadline for completing the FAFSA is July 6, 2015. FAFSA worksheets are available online or in the Financial Aid Office to assist you in preparing the information needed to complete the application. Before you complete the FAFSA, you will need to create a Personal Identification Number (PIN) on the FAFSA website. Once your application has been processed, MTC will notify you of your eligibility. 4. Complete the Reading and Writing portions of the Basic Skills Assessment (COMPASS). Applicants must place college level English (ENG1000 English Composition I) or complete a foundation course. Take the COMPASS in the Student Resource Center located in the Technical Education Center. 5. Complete the Marion Law Enforcement Academy Application and submit it to Kristy Taylor or in MTC’s Technical Education Center, Room 161C or email it to [email protected] Schedule an academic advising appointment and appointment for the physical assessment through Kristy Taylor at 740.389.4636 Ext. 273 or [email protected] . 6. Meet with a Criminal Justice academic advisor or the Academy Commander to review your COMPASS results, discuss the Academy, and schedule an appointment for your physical assessment. 7. Take the physical assessment. If eligible, you will receive a Marion Law Enforcement Academy Forms. 8. Complete and submit the Marion Law Enforcement Academy Application Packet to the Commander no later than July 10, 2015. ~ OVER ~ Schedule of Classes Fall Semester 2015 Course CJA2801 Law Enforcement I CJA2802 Law Enforcement II CJA2803 Law Enforcement III (Firearms) CJA2804 Law Enforcement IV Credit Hours 5 4 2 2 Spring Semester 2016 Course CJA2805 Law Enforcement V CJA2806 Law Enforcement VI CJA2807 Law Enforcement VII Credit Hours 2 5 6 Important Dates By Appointment Academic Advising with Commander and Physical Assessments scheduled April 9 & 16, 2015 June 17 & 24, 2015 Final Physical Assessments July 6, 2015 Financial Aid Application deadline July 10, 2015 Last day to submit completed Academy Application Packet (including medical, physical, and background check). (Priority date May 1st) July 21, 2015 Acceptance letters mailed (Priority date May 18th) July 28, 2015 Academy Begins –Mandatory Orientation at 6 p.m. in Technical Education Center Rm. 112 August 6, 2015 Fees payment deadline Physical Assessment Standards Sit-Ups (1 min.) Push-Ups (1 min.) 1.5 Mile Run Sit-Ups (1 min.) Push-Ups (1 min.) 1.5 Mile Run Sit-Ups (1 min.) Push-Ups (1 min.) 1.5 Mile Run Males (<29) 40 33 11.58 Males (30-39) 36 27 12:25 Males (40-49) 31 21 13:05 Females (<29) 35 18 14:15 Females (30-39) 27 14 15:14 Females (40-49) 22 11 16:13 Sit-Ups (1 min.) Push-Ups (1 min.) 1.5 Mile Run Sit-Ups (1 min.) Push-Ups (1 min.) 1.5 Mile Run Males (50-59) 26 15 14:33 Males (60+) 20 15 16:19 Females (50-59) 17 13 18:05 Females (60+) 8 8 20:08 Approximate Costs Fall Semester 2015 13 credits $2,141 MTC Application Fee 20 Lab Fees (including Firearms) 400 Spring Semester 2016 13 credits $2,141 Miscellaneous Criminal Law Handbook (Purchased on your own) 35 Notebook Packets/Notebook 30 Uniform 100 Total: $4,867 Marion Technical College reserves the right to alter or amend any item contained herein without notice and to correct errors of fact when they become known.
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