- Solid earning potential
Why enroll in Jail Officer Academy?
– $21.24 median hourly wage (Source: Emsi - www.economicmodeling.com)
- Short program
– only 2 classes (6 total credits) to earn your credential
- Flexible option
– choose the part-time or full-time program
- Job satisfaction
- serve your community by keeping residents safe
- Smart start to a degree
– all credits transfer to the Criminal Justice Professional Studies associate degree
This 160-hour Department of Justice course presents the learner with the necessary training to become certified as a jail officer in the state of Wisconsin.
Our Next Offering:
Full-Time: January 6 - February 7, 2020
Application Deadline: December 2, 2019
This class will run Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for 5 weeks
Are you a self-sponsored applicant?
What are the requirements to apply?
High school graduate or equivalent
Criminal Background Check
Proof of United States Citizenship with original birth certificate or other document approved by the Department of Justice
18 years of age
Self-sponsored applicants will receive the Jail Academy application packet upon request. Please return all application materials as indicated in the packet. Students in this track will earn six Associate Degree-level credits which will lead to completion of the Jail Academy Pathway Certificate. These six credits can also be transferred to the Criminal Justice - Professional Studies Associate Degree.
Are you a sponsored applicant?
All sponsored students must have their agency representative contact Kysa Walter via email to request a spot in the class.
For other inquiries contact Kysa Walter at 1-800-422-6982 ext. 2627 or firstname.lastname@example.org