Program Focus

The Law Enforcement Associate in Applied Science (AAS) degree is designed to provide students the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to 1) function as an effective peace officer and citizen and 2) pass the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board examination thereby becoming eligible for employment.

This program combines academic instruction with a high degree of hands-on training essential to develop appropriate skills. Equipment used in class is the same that is commonly used by the law enforcement profession. Students learn from experienced faculty who are experts in their area of instruction.

Program Eligibility Criteria:

Admissions Process:

  • Submit application
  • Pay $20 application fee
  • Provide official high school transcript
  • Provide official college transcript(s)
  • Participate in program testing day