Law Enforcement Career Transition

The Law Enforcement Career Transition program is designed for students who have been granted an associate degree or higher from an accredited college and wish to transition into the field of law enforcement. It contains both the academics and hands-on skills training required to meet the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board licensing requirements. This program consists of 20 academic credits and 15 skills credits. Program completion time is determined by the student and the chosen instructional delivery method. The onsite delivery method has a defined 26 week completion period while the online method is flexible to the individual student. The skills portion is only offered during summer semester.


Spring semester academic coursework followed by summer skills training



Various academic coursework offered during summer, spring, and fall semesters followed by onsite summer skills training (First responder required prior to taking MN POST test)