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Washoe County
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25% Scholarship for Washoe County Sheriff’s Office

National University, a Veteran-founded nonprofit, is proud to partner with Washoe County Sheriff’s Office, supporting public safety professionals like you who protect and serve our communities every day. Through our Public Safety Promise, we’re committed to providing affordable, accessible higher education designed to help you advance your career and reach your goals.

NU prides itself on its strict alignment with official training standards for several public safety agencies, including Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST), U.S. Marshals, and Fire Department.

About the Partnership

To show our appreciation for the work that you do, National University is offering a 25% Tuition Scholarship for over 190+ flexible degree programs.* Through this partnership, you can earn an associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degree in fields such as criminal justice, homeland security, and public administration. Plus, spouses and dependents save 25% on tuition as well.

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To apply for your partnership benefits, fill out this form and send it directly to your enrollment advisor.

We are hosting weekly Information Sessions on how to Transfer Your Credits to National University. During the sessions, you can speak with highly trained public safety specialists about your personal career and academic goals. There are two sessions a week, at different times for your convenience.

  • Over 190+ accelerated programs to choose from
  • Four-week classes offered on campus or online
  • Convenient class schedules and year-round enrollment
  • Transfer credit for prior career training
  • Yellow Ribbon School with military tuition discounts
  • Dedicated student support services

Interested in an upcoming webinar?

A Special Message to Our Law Enforcement Community

Please view this video from retired Chief Shelley Zimmerman, San Diego Police Department, to learn more about our Public Safety Promise.

Get Course Credit for Work Experience

National University is dedicated to supporting adult learners from all walks of life. Recognizing that all students come to us with different experiences and knowledge, NU is proud to offer prior learning credit for applicable, measurable non-traditional learning such as military training and experience, non-collegiate training programs, advanced high school courses, career experience, and self-development.

Why Choose National University?

  • Adult Focused for 50 Years: National University has been dedicated to providing accessible, achievable higher education to hard-working adults since 1971.
  • Flexible 4-Week Courses: Start sooner and finish faster with four-week courses, monthly start dates, and year-round enrollment.
  • 190+ Degree Programs: Choose from career-focused associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral programs designed to help you pursue your purpose and make an impact in your community.
  • Online and On-site: Study options designed to fit into your busy schedule.
  • Regionally Accredited: WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) accreditation means your education meets high standards and is transferable.
  • Veteran-Founded Nonprofit: National University is proud to be San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university.

About National University

National University, a Veteran-founded nonprofit, has been dedicated to meeting the needs of hard-working adults by providing accessible, affordable, achievable higher education opportunities since 1971. As San Diego’s largest private nonprofit university, NU offers over 190+ online and on-site programs and flexible four-week courses designed to help students reach their goals while balancing busy lives. Since its founding, the NU community has grown to over 25,000 students and 230,000 alumni around the globe, many of whom serve in helping industries such as business, education, health care, cybersecurity, and law and criminal justice.

For More Information

Please fill out the form to the right to be contacted by an admissions advisor who can help you with this scholarship, education counseling, transferring credits, financial aid opportunities, and the admissions process.

National University, a California-based institution, makes continual efforts to comply with state authorization regulations governing out-of-state educational activities and to obtain required approvals. Since these regulations vary by state and change over time, all National University programs are not available to students in every state.

*Pre-licensure nursing programs are not eligible for this program. Other offer restrictions may apply. For questions, please contact National University.