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LASDU and AMU support success through education.

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department University and AMU support success through education.

Helping you reach your goals is our shared priority.


The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department University (LASDU) and American Military University (AMU) have partnered together to provide educational opportunities to LASDU's law enforcement community through in-service training solutions and online learning.

AMU provides you with an affordable, career-relevant education that helps meet your professional development goals.

Key Benefits

  • 5% tuition grant.
  • Book grant: textbooks and/or ebooks are provided at no charge to students earning undergraduate academic credit.

Note: Grants cannot be applied retroactively.

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Additional Benefits

How to Qualify for Benefits

Future students: Select LASD University as your membership or affiliation when you complete our admissions application.

Current students: Confirm that the LASD University is listed under the Membership/Association category in your university records. Learn how.




Your Cost (with partner benefits)

Per Credit Hour:

  • Undergraduate: $256.50
  • Graduate: $332.50
  • Military Undergraduate: $250*
  • Military Graduate: $325*

*We offer our military-affiliated students a tuition grant that caps undergraduate tuition at $250/credit hour (military TA limit) and graduate tuition at $325/credit hour. This grant is for U.S. active-duty servicemembers, Guard, Reserve, military spouses and dependents, and veterans.

Contact Information

Fred Widdowson

Jennifer Lawson

Our Strategic Relations Admissions team is here to answer all educational partnership questions.

For more information, contact a member of our law enforcement team, a group of professionals with decades of collective, hands-on experience in police work, criminal justice, national security, and corrections.

Dennis Porter

Dennis Porter

Dennis Porter serves as the Senior Education Coordinator, Western Region for our Public Safety and Strategic Relationships Team.

Call: 562-252-6195 (24/7 access)

Law Enforcement Team

Additional Benefits

In Public Safety

Visit our In Public Safety blog for expert perspectives from faculty, staff, and students.

Public Safety Visor Cards

Request complimentary visor cards. These provide a great reference to help public safety professionals make the right decisions.

Human Trafficking

Visit our online library to get the latest research on the topic of combating human trafficking. Developed by AMU in conjunction with the FBI National Academy Associates.


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