Contact:
Tony Bowers
Director of Law Enforcement Academy
Office: (417) 873-7542
tbowers@drury.edu

Barbara Quas
Operations Management Coordinator
Office: (417) 873-7329
bquas@drury.edu

How to Apply to the Drury Law Enforcement Academy

How to Apply to the Academy

Seating is limited for each academy class and selection into each class is accomplished by passing and scoring in the top 28 from the ASSET test.

  • Step one: Do you meet the base requirements from the Eligibility Requirements page?

  • Step two: Download, print off, and fill out the ASSET registration form indicating which academy and ASSET test date you want to attend. Review Study guide for ASSET Test (basic reading and writing only)

  • Step three: Mail the registration form and fee to the address indicated on the form. Fee must be paid by cash, money order or cashier’s check made payable to “Drury University.”

  • Step four: Apply for admission to Drury University College of Continuing Professional Studies. You are NOT registering for classes at this time.

  • Step five: Submit official copy of high school transcripts in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution OR original GED certificate with test scores. Transcripts should be sent to Drury University Law Enforcement Academy, 900 N. Benton Avenue, Springfield, MO 65802

  • Step six: Submit official copy of transcripts of all college coursework in a sealed envelope from the issuing institution. Transcripts should be sent to Drury University Law Enforcement Academy, 900 N. Benton Avenue, Springfield, MO 65802

  • Step seven: If seeking Financial Aid, complete your FAFSA

  • Step eight: If you are seeking to use military benefits, submit Veterans Certification Request then contact Drury’s Veteran’s Representative at (417) 873-6881.

  • Step nine: Applicants with top 28 of scores on the ASSET test and top 10 alternates will be mailed an application packet. Complete all application materials and return to the academy director as indicated. Information about electronic fingerprinting will be included in the application materials. Electronics fingerprints must be submitted prior to the orientation.

  • Step ten: Attend the orientation for the academy as indicated in the application materials.

  • Step eleven: Obtain all required equipment and attend the first day of the academy.