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Once you’re admitted as an undergraduate student and have met any further admission requirements your chosen program may have, you may declare a major or declare an optional minor.
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Program eligibility requirements
To be eligible for acceptance to the law enforcement major, students must submit a School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Undergraduate Program Declaration Form when the following is completed:
- 30 credits
- GELS/MNTC writing requirements
- Cumulative Metropolitan State GPA of 2.25
- SLC Pre-major Advising Workshop (PAW)
All law enforcement pre-majors should work closely with an advisor from the School of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (SLC).
Applicants interested in a career in Minnesota law enforcement must review the website for the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training to obtain the most current information regarding requirements and minimum selection standards for licensure eligibility.
Note: Emergency Medical Responder is required to be eligible to take the POST exam and must be approved by the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board (EMSRB).