P.O.S.T. Basic Law Enforcement Training Coursework

MGA now offers course credit toward the B.S. degree in Criminal Justice for criminal justice professionals (officers) who have completed the Georgia Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST)- Basic Law Enforcement Training Coursework- and who have served as a POST-certified professional for at least 13 weeks (520 hours of on the job experience).

If you have completed the GA POST Corrections Officer training coursework (not the Basic Law Enforcement training coursework), see this page for information about the course credit that MGA awards for that training.

The table below indicates the 5 courses (15 credit hours) for which credit will be awarded for qualifying individuals.

Georgia Post Training MGA Coursework
Basic Law Enforcement Training CRJU 1100- Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJU 2317- Introduction to Criminal Law
CRJU 3100- Ethics in Criminal Justice
CRJU 3210- Organized Crime
CRJU 3311- Police Systems, Practices & Administration

Required Documentation

In order to qualify for credit for the 5 MGA CRJU courses above (15 credit hours toward the B.S. degree), law enforcement professionals will need to submit the following to Department Chair of Psychology and Criminal Justice

(1) A copy of the certificate and/or transcript indicating completion of the Georgia POST Basic Law Enforcement training coursework.

(2) A current resume or CV that indicates the length of time employed with a law enforcement agency (minimum length of employment for credit is 13 weeks or 520 hours).