• Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Concentration

    Hamline's Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Science is certified by the Minnesota POST Board to provide pre-service education to prepare students to take the POST licensing exam. The POST Concentration coursework is listed below.

    Required Courses:


    Additional Requirements for the POST Exam:

    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. Hamline has articulation agreements with the following PPOE Skills providers: Alexandria Technical and Community College in Alexandria, Hennepin Technical College (fall/spring semesters), or Rasmussen College. Minnesota students can also pursue the law enforcement skills course at other area approved technical schools.

    Contact PPOE Coordinator Shelly Schaefer at sschaefer02@hamline.edu for more information.