Under Texas Education Code, Section 54.3531, you may qualify for tuition assistance if you are an actively employed law enforcement officer in the state of Texas.


  • Employed as a law enforcement officer in the state of Texas.
  • Enrolled in an eligible undergraduate criminal justice program.
  • Have filed a selective service statement of registration status.
  • Meet UT Permian Basin’s financial aid satisfactory academic progress requirements.

What Is Covered?

This tuition assistance covers courses that use the CCJS course code.  Eligible individuals are awarded payment of tuition and any laboratory fees for CCJS courses.

To determine your eligibility for this program, contact UT Permian Basin’s financial aid office.

What Online Programs Are Eligible?

Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Criminal Justice Studies

Through this comprehensive and affordable program, you’ll learn about all aspects of the criminal justice system including corrections, courts, and law enforcement. Our program uses a multi-disciplinary approach, offering classes from other departments that work closely with the criminal justice profession. The program is comprised of a robust, research-based curriculum, and program courses are taught by faculty who have worked extensively in the criminal justice field.