Certificate of Proficiency in Jail Standards
Arkansas Tech University

Program Details

The online Certificate of Proficiency in Jail Standards program prepares students for entry-level employment in detention facilities or corrections settings and provides the opportunity to be certified as “Jailers.”  You will gain the knowledge and skills required by Arkansas Criminal Detention Standards and these skills and credits earned can then be applied to further education in the Law Enforcement field.  Required courses are:

  • Introduction to Law Enforcement 
  • Ethics in Law Enforcement
  • Jail Standards

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Arkansas Tech University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Recommended GPA

2.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Admission Tests


Applicaton Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score