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Continuing Education Opportunities

Information current as of 4/29/2024.

 

The Michigan State Police is committed to supporting the career goals and development of our department members. Below are continuing education opportunities available to MSP members and their families:

Continuing Education
Baker College logo Central Michigan University logo Cleary University logo Davenport University logo Grace Christian University logo Herzing University logo Indiana Tech logo Northwood University logo U of M Dearborn logo Washtenaw Community College logo
Credits offered for completion of Trooper Recruit School Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N Y
Credits offered for job experience, previous degree(s), or certificates N Y Y Y N N N Y N Y
Online classes Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
In-person classes N N Y Y N N N Y Y Y
Associate's degree Y N N Y N Y N N N Y
Bachelor's degree Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N
Master's degree N Y Y Y Y Y N Y Y N
Doctorate degree N N N N N N N Y Y N
MSP member discount N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y N
MSP family member discount N Y N Y N Y Y Y N N
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Northwood University logo U of M Dearborn logo Washtenaw Community College logo

MSP-Specific Information

Baker College

  • 42 credits for completion of Trooper Recruit School: no cost.
  • Online classes.
  • Offers associate's and bachelor's degrees.
  • Academic plans for pre- and post-academy studies
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Central Michigan University

  • 33 credits for completion of Trooper Recruit School: no cost.
  • Credits offered for job experience and previous degree(s) or certificates: $110 per credit.
  • Online classes.
  • Bachelor's and master's degrees offered.
  • 15% SOM enrollment incentive discount for MSP members, spouses, and dependents under 24.

Contact PriorLearning@cmich.edu for details.

Contact PriorLearning@cmich.edu

Cleary University

  • 60 credits at completion of Trooper Recruit School: no cost.
  • Up to 30 credits offered for job experience, previous degree(s), or certificates with fees based on yearly total.
  • Bachelor's degrees discounted to $10,000/year (non-MSP cost is $22,275/year).
  • Master's degrees discounted to $12,500/year (non-MSP cost is $33,000/year).
  • Classes are offered in-person at the Detroit campus or online.

Visit Cleary University/MSP or call 800-686-1883 to speak with an admissions advisor. 

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Davenport University

  • 36 credits offered for completion of Trooper Recruit School: no cost.
  • Up to 24 credits offered for job experience, previous degree(s), or certificates.
  • Classes offered in-person or online.
  • Offers associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees.
  • MSP members receive 50% discount for all business courses.
  • MSP family members receive 25% discount (immediate family).

Visit Davenport.edu/MSP or call 800.686.1600.

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Grace Christian University

  • 24 credits offered toward a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice for completion of Trooper Recruit School; must also complete Field Training Officer Program.
  • Online classes.
  • Bachelor's and master's degrees offered.
  • MSP members receive 20% discount per credit hour for any online degree program.
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Herzing University

  • Up to 32 credits for completion of Trooper Recruit School.
  • Online classes offered.
  • Associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees offered.
  • MSP members receive discount of $250 toward an associate’s or bachelor’s degree; $500 toward a master’s degree.
  • MSP family members receive 10% discount (immediate family members).
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Indiana Institute of Technology

  • A minimum of 51 credits toward course requirements for a Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Criminal Justice offered for completion of Trooper Recruit School.
  • Online classes.
  • Offers bachelor's degrees.
  • MSP members and family members, including spouses, retirees, and retiree spouses eligible for corporate scholarship providing a 20% reduction in tuition for certain undergraduate and graduate degrees.
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Northwood University

  • Up to 45 credits for completion of Trooper Recruit School: no cost.
  • Accelerated transfer credit process for enforcement members.
  • Classes offered online or in-person.
  • Offers bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees.
  • Tuition scholarships available for all members, spouses, and dependents. 
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University of Michigan-Dearborn

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Washtenaw Community College

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Tuition Reimbursement

To assist department members who want to pursue higher education, the MSP has established a supplemental tuition reimbursement fund. All full-time MSP members are eligible to request reimbursement of up to $2,500 in tuition reimbursement per fiscal year.

Annual Training Funds

In FY2024, all full-time civilian and enforcement members are also allocated $2,000 to be used for training and educational opportunities to further develop professional skills and education related to current or future job functions within the department.