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Law Enforcement: Career Transition

at Alexandria Technical and Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 35
  • Delivery: Offered entirely online with face-to-face options available for some/all sections.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Law Enforcement Career Transition program is designed for students who have been granted an associates 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. Students may choose the delivery method that best fits their individual needs (onsite, online, or blended).

Program Locations

  • Alexandria Technical and Community College 56308

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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Alexandria Technical and Community College
Alexandria Technical and Community College
1601 Jefferson Street Alexandria, MN 56308 Toll-Free: (888) 234-1222 Local: (320) 762-0221 Email: