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Charter Oak State College Encourages Voter Registration
Please register to vote in the upcoming election on Tuesday, November 4th. Get information on deadlines and how to register.

Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall Meeting Held
On Monday 9/22, Charter Oak State College held our Transform CSCU 2020 Town Hall meeting at our campus and online.

Charter Oak State College Celebrates Constitution Day
September 17th is Constitution Day! Take this opportunity to learn more about this document.

Seeking New Student Alternate Rep to CT's Statewide Student Advisory Committee
Great opportunity to network with students from other institutions and to be part of the discussion on public higher education in CT

Go Back to Get Ahead Registration Event on 8/13
Admissions and financial aid representatives from Charter Oak State College will host a registration event for Go Back to Get Ahead prospective students on Wednesday, August 13th from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement
Omar Rosario named Student Speaker for Charter Oak State College commencement

Connecticut Board of Regents for Higher Education


Charter Oak State College


Law Enforcement Personnel

Nothing is more empowering than having options. Armed with a bachelor's degree from Charter Oak State College students put themselves in a position for professional advancement or even a second career. Our students come from all ranks of law enforcement from all over the country. Many have used the bachelor's degree to become chief; including over a half-dozen current police chiefs in Connecticut.



  • Build credit with professional training such as police academy, FBI and military.
  • Take courses on-line, on-ground or a combination.
  • Use standardized exams such as CLEP or DANTES.
  • Customize your degree plan to maximize existing credit.




  • Eight week and five week classes available.
  • All Public Safety Administration courses are offered as accelerated five week classes.


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