Program Focus

The Law Enforcement Career Transition program is designed for students who have been awarded an associate degree or higher from a properly accredited college or university, or meet the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) military reciprocity requirements, and wish to become a law enforcement officer.

This program contains academic and skills training required to meet the Minnesota POST board licensing requirements. Online academic coursework is delivered over 2 semesters followed by a 10-week summer skills training.

Program Eligibility Criteria:

  • Associate or higher degree from a properly accredited college of university
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Meet State of Minnesota minimum selection standards for appointment as a peace officer.

Admissions Process:

  • Submit application
  • Pay $20 application fee
  • Provide official high school transcript
  • Provide official college transcript(s)
  • Complete required law enforcement program forms