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WisconsinChiefs of Police Association and AMU support your success through education.

Exclusive Partner Benefits

Great News! The Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association (WCPA) and American Military University (AMU) have partnered to provide educational opportunities to WCPA members, their officers, their families and employees of WCPA members. AMU, rated one of the best universities in the US, offers an online learning experience driven by faculty who have real-world experience and the knowledge to equip you with the skills needed to face today's challenges. Many of their instructors are current or former leaders in law enforcement, national security, and business. They work hard to make sure that our programs are in alignment with industry and law enforcement trends and are tailored to provide career-relevant education.

Key Benefits

$0 Application Fee*
$0 Textbooks & eBooks
Provided at No Charge to Students Earning Undergraduate Academic Credit
$0 Tech Fee
$65 Per Course Standard Rate
$812.25 Undergraduate Cost Per Course1
$107.75 savings off the $920 standard cost
Additional grants are available to active duty military personnel
1Includes technology fee and/or waiver.
$1,054.50 Master's Cost Per Course1
$120.50 savings off the $1,175 standard cost
Additional grants are available to active duty military personnel
1Includes technology fee and/or waiver.

*To minimize out-of-pocket costs, active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military spouses/dependents receive a tuition grant that covers undergraduate and master's-level tuition above the military TA cap of $250/credit hour. In addition, the University provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for all undergraduate, doctoral, and military-tuition-grant-eligible master’s-level students.

More Benefits

  • 200+ Degree and Certificate Programs: to help meet the growing demand for educated law enforcement personnel. Choose from bachelor's and master's programs such as Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Management, Public Administration, Cybersecurity, Intelligence Studies, and Emergency and Disaster Management, Homeland Security, as well as doctoral programs in Global Security and Strategic Intelligence.
  • Tuition Grant & Tech Fee Waiver: Those eligible members, their officers, their immediate family and employees receive a tuition grant and technology fee waiver for every course.
  • Book Grant: Undergraduate students earning academic credit will receive textbooks and ebooks at no charge. 
  • Transfer-Credit Friendly: AMU recognizes credit from POST-certified public safety academies and awards credit for military experience, previous college coursework, select in-service training programs, and professional certifications.
  • Career Services: Lifetime access for students and alumni.

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How to Qualify for Benefits


Select Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association (WCPA) as your membership or affiliation when you complete our admissions application.

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