The basic course of instruction is ten weeks in length (Eight weeks on campus and two weeks off campus). Classes are generally held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, with an hour for lunch. Saturday and /or Sunday classes are occasionally required to accommodate some of the instructors. The following holidays are observed by the Academy: New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Additionally, the student receives extensive “hands on” practice with all aspects of Polygraph required in the field of Polygraph science. Emphasis is on fundamental skills and application of Polygraph knowledge.