Hamline’s Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science is certified by the Minnesota POST Board to provide pre-service education to prepare students for a career as a sworn peace officer. The POST Concentration coursework is listed below.
Additional requirements to be eligible for the POST licensing 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. Hamline has articulation agreements with the following PPOE Skills providers: Alexandria Technical and Community College in Alexandria, Hennepin Technical College (fall/spring semesters), or Hibbing Community College. Minnesota students can also pursue the law enforcement skills course at other area approved technical schools.
Contact PPOE Coordinator Shelly Schaefer at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.