Current students: Declare this program
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.
Future students: Apply now
Apply to Metropolitan State: Start the journey toward your Police Science BS now. Learn about the steps to enroll or, if you have questions about what Metropolitan State can offer you, request information, visit campus or chat with an admissions counselor.
Get started on your Police Science BS
More ways to earn your degree: Metropolitan State offers the flexibility you need to finish your degree. Through programs at our partner institutions, you can find a path to getting your Police Science BS that works best for you.
Program eligibility requirements
Transfer Pathways ensures that any law enforcement (or equivalent) transfer pathway Associate of Science (AS) degree transfers into our Police Science BS so students can easily earn a bachelor's degree. Students are eligible for the Police Science BS if they have already earned an associate’s degree in law enforcement (or equivalent) and/or are already licensed peace officers or “license-eligible” in the state of Minnesota.
Students must submit a School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Undergraduate Program Declaration Form when they have completed the following:
- 30 credits
- GELS/MNTC writing requirements
- Cumulative Metropolitan State GPA of 2.25
- School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Pre-major Advising Workshop (PAW)
All police science pre-majors should work closely with a School of Criminology and Criminal Justice advisor.