Hamline’s Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science is certified by the Minnesota POST Board to prepare students to take the POST licensing exam. To qualify for the POST exam, a student must complete a bachelor’s degree at Hamline and declare and complete the POST concentration coursework listed below.
Additional requirements to be eligible for the POST Exam include completion of first responder certification and completion of a law enforcement skills course, both of which are not offered at Hamline. First responder course offerings can be accessed at the Minnesota EMSRB. A ten-week law enforcement skills course is available to Hamline students during the summer at Alexandria Technical and Community College in Alexandria, Minnesota or students can pursue law enforcement skills course at area approved technical schools.
Contact POST Coordinator Shelly Schaefer at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.