Course Duration and Hours | Kent State University
Evening Classes-Basic Peace Officer Training 
  • Course runs 34 weeks in length. Classes are held Monday - Friday with an occasional Monday or Friday off.
  • Class hours are from 6:00 p.m. (occasionally 5:00 p.m.) to 10:00 p.m.
  • Three (3) weekend classes (Saturday & Sunday) during the training, weekend class hours 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Day Classes-Basic Peace Officer Training  
  • Course runs 17 weeks in length.
  • Class hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Two weekend classes (Saturday) during the training, weekend class hours 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Summer Accelerated- Basic Peace Officer Training 
  • Course runs 11 weeks in length.  Classes are held Monday-Saturday.
  • Class hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p. m.
  • Accelerated classes ONLY are open to Veterans, College Students, Conditional Hire Police Officers and 3.0+ GPA High School Graduates.

Course Duration and Hours