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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 72
  • Delivery: Face-to-face

About this Program

The Law Enforcement program is designed with a set of core courses, which have been designed to be flexible and to assist students in preparing for a variety of careers in Law Enforcement. The Law Enforcement program being offered at Minnesota West will provide persons in southwest Minnesota the opportunity to complete a quality peace officer training program without having to leave the area. The curriculum has been designed in collaboration with the Minnesota Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board learning objectives and is Minnesota POST Board approved. Students will have the option to pursue licensure and begin their career upon completing the Associate in Applied Science degree. A separate application is required for admission into the Law Enforcement Program.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota West Community and Technical College, Worthington 56187

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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Minnesota West Community and Technical College
Minnesota West Community and Technical College
1450 Collegeway Worthington, MN 56187 Toll-Free: (800) 658-2330 Local: (800) 658-2330 TTY: (800) 658-2330 Email: info@mnwest.edu