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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

MAVMajors INFO - Law Enforcement

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Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts, Law Enforcement

  • Option #1 - to prepare for licensure as a peace officer in Minnesota.
  • Option #2 - Generalist – non peace officer


Office location -  109 Morris Hall
Phone: 507-389-2721

Department website 


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The Department and Advising

Admission requirements –
1. Admission to Major is granted by the department.

  • Degree Requirements & Policies

    Admission to Option I
    requires satisfaction of departmental GPA and course prerequisites as well as POST Board documentation. Since these requirements are subject to change, students should contact the Gvernment Department Office for current admission requirements.

    Admission to Option II
    is granted by the department. Contact the department for application procedures.

How to declare this major –

The current undergraduate bulletin for this major –

 Graduate responses 1 year after graduation


What do the experts say about a major in Law Enforcement

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Search for related books available in the Career Resource Library in the CDC

What Can I Do With A Major In...?

The Princeton Review

College Board



Take action and network with people in the field of Law Enforcement

Memorial Library Guides

Professional Organizations-

Read more about Law Enforcement

Additional resources – 


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Handbook for Students Choosing or Changing Their Major

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