Applying for Admission to the PDD Program

To be officially enrolled in the PDD course, students must have the following no later than 30 days prior to the start of the course:

 
  Federal Personnel   Non-Federal Personnel
 
  1. Applicant should complete the NCCA PDD Application for Admission Form and e-mail it to registrar@ncca.mil or mail to the address at the bottom of this page.
  2. Applicant should request that their official transcripts for undergraduate and graduate degree(s) from an accredited college or university be sent directly to NCCA, Office of the Registrar, 7540 Pickens Avenue, Fort Jackson, SC 29207-6804.
  3. Sponsoring Federal agency should submit a formal letter to the National Center Director stating sponsorship of their candidate.
  4. Sponsoring Federal agency should provide verification of the successful completion of a PDD examination conducted by an approved examiner. Results must be submitted in writing prior to the student's attendance.
 
  1. Read the instructions and admission information letter for prospective students.
  2. Applicant should complete the NCCA PDD Application for Admission Form and e-mail it to registrar@ncca.mil or mail to the address at the bottom of this page.
  3. Applicant should request that their official transcripts for undergraduate and graduate degree(s) from an accredited college or university be sent directly to NCCA, Office of the Registrar, 7540 Pickens Avenue, Fort Jackson, SC 29207-6804.
  4. Sponsoring non-Federal agency (law enforcement agency) should submit a formal letter to the National Center Director stating sponsorship of their candidate.
  5. Applicant should provide at least one recommendation from either the U.S. senator or representative in the respective agency home state.
  6. Sponsoring non-Federal agency should provide verification of the successful completion of a PDD examination conducted by an approved examiner. Results must be submitted in writing prior to the student's attendance. The agency must contact the Chief of Instruction for approval prior to having the examination conducted.
 

For questions concerning registration for the Psychophysiological Detection of Deception Program, please call the Registrar at (803) 751-9124 or DSN 734-9124, or email at registrar@ncca.mil. Written inquiries are to be addressed as follows:

Director, National Center for Credibility Assessment
ATTN: PDD Registrar's Office
7540 Pickens Avenue
Fort Jackson, SC 29207-6804

 

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