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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

Admission into the Law Enforcement Program is complete upon satisfaction of Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training requirements. These requirements include a Criminal history background check, physician's approval, and psychologist approval. Students who have felony or gross misdemeanor records are not eligible for enrollment in the program. All law enforcement/criminal justice students will be required to attend an orientation session each semester. Orientation sessions will cover POST Board rules and program requirements.

Program Locations

  • Rochester Community and Technical College 55904

Labor Market Information

  • Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers

  • Median wage: $30.00/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • College Criminal Justice Teachers

  • Median wage: $57,452/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
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Rochester Community and Technical College
Rochester Community and Technical College
851 30th Ave. S.E. Rochester, MN 55904 Toll-Free: (800) 247-1296 Local: (507) 285-7265 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: