• Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Concentration

    Hamline's Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science is approved 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. In addition to academic work at Hamline, a student must complete the following courses and training not provided by Hamline University: First Responder certification and completion of an approved Law Enforcement Skills course.

    Required Courses:


    One of the following courses:

  • Additional Requirements for the POST Exam:

    The first responder and law enforcement skills courses 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, MN.

    Contact POST Coordinator Glenn Hardin at ghardin01@hamline.edu for more information.