State Trooper Requirements by State

Requirements for employment as a state trooper or highway patrol officer vary by state. In terms of education, some states only require a high school diploma while others require a minimum amount of college credit hours. See the following pages for state specific requirements or the state trooper career page for more on how to become a state trooper.

California Highway Patrol
Florida Highway Patrol
Georgia State Patrol
Illinois State Police
Michigan State Police
Missouri State Highway Patrol
New York State Troopers
North Carolina Highway Patrol
Ohio State Highway Patrol
Texas State Troopers