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The Center for Criminal Justice and Law
Professional Licensing Program
Administered by Minneapolis College
on behalf of a consortium of Metro Area Colleges:
Inver Hills Community College
Normandale Community College
North Hennepin Community College
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Law Enforcement Program at the Center for Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement (CCJLE) prepares students for careers in
law enforcement through one of two educational tracks:
the Associate in Science in Law Enforcement degree, or
the Law Enforcement Certificate Program.
Both tracks deliver training through a combination of traditional academic studies combined with rigorous skills-development
THE A.S. DEGREE IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
The degree program is designed for students beginning their college experience or who have some college credits but have not yet
earned a degree. Students in the associate degree track will be required to complete a balanced educational curriculum including
liberal arts courses in the areas of English, speech, political science, sociology, psychology, and physical education.
Students are required to complete nine (9) prerequisite courses with a grade of “C” or better and a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0
scale in the nine (9) prerequisite courses prior to enrollment in the law enforcement program’s “Professional Licensing Program”
offered at CCJLE. Applicants must have a cumulative college G.P.A. of at least a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale.
Students may complete the required general distribution courses (including the nine (9) prerequisite courses) and receive their
degree at any of the consortium colleges and should contact their school of choice for details.
THE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM IN LAW ENFORCEMENT
Students who already have earned an associate or bachelors degree from a Minnesota POST accredited college or university in
Law Enforcement or Criminal Justice are eligible to apply for admission to the four “Professional Li