Program description

This Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC)-certified program is for individuals who are either currently employed or seeking employment in commercial/retail loss prevention, assets protection, private security or other private security functions. The paramilitary-structured academy includes Homeland Security certification, Taser Operation certification and First Aid/CPR certifications. Firearms training is available at an additional cost.

Other important information

Private Security Academy application required. See website for details.

Program Cost

County resident: $2,650*

Out-of-county resident: $3,005*

*Tuition/fees are subject to change without notice.

Financial aid eligibility

This program is Federal Financial Aid/PELL-eligible for those that qualify.  

Scholarships, payment plans, and other financial aid options may be available. Please call 216-987-6000, option 1 for more information.

Upon completion students receive

Opportunity to achieve Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OPOTC) certification

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