Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement


Do you want to join the ranks of highly-respected professionals?

Riverland Law Enforcement is accredited by the Minnesota Peace Officers Standards and Training Board (POST). Students who complete the Associate of Science degree and an approved Skills training program through a POST provider will be eligible to test for Peace Officer licensure. Following successful completion of this program, our graduates can secure good jobs throughout the United States.

Location: Austin, Online Course(s)
Program Starts: Fall, Spring
Course Plan: Two Year
Faculty: Richard Watkins Steve Wald Richard Watkins Steve Wald Amber Caswell Richard Watkins Steve Wald Al Shuda Amber Caswell Richard Watkins Steve Wald Al Shuda Richard Watkins Steve Wald Al Shuda Richard Watkins Steve Wald Al Shuda

For in-depth information including outcomes, program fees, course descriptions, and more please visit the Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement program page at

Required Core Courses (38 credits)

CRJU1103 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3 CR
CRJU1112 Criminal Investigations 3 CR
CRJU1130 Human Behavior/Stress Management/Ethics for Criminal Justice 2 CR
CRJU1145 Physical Training and Wellness for Law Enforcement 1 CR
CRJU2110 Police Report Writing 2 CR
CRJU2120 Minnesota State Statutes 3 CR
CRJU2122 Criminal Procedure 3 CR
CRJU2202 Juvenile Law and Procedures 3 CR
CRJU2235 Law Enforcement and Community 3 CR
EMER1210 Emergency Medical Care/First Responder 3 CR
MN Post Skills Training (RCTC) 12 CR
*Indicates courses that should be taken during your final year of the Law Enforcement Program or with adviser approval.
**Indicates course that needs to be taken during the spring semester of your final year of school.

MnTC General Education Courses (30 Credits Needed)

ENGL1101 Composition I (Goal 1 & 2) 3 CR
SPCH1100 Fundamentals of Speech (Goal 1 & 9) 3 CR
SOCI1101 Introduction to Sociology (Goal 5 & 7) 3 CR
SOCI2125 Cultural Diversity (Goal 5 & 7) 3 CR
- Goal 3 - Natural Sciences 3 CR
- Goal 4 - Mathematical/Logical Reasoning 3 CR
- Goal 5 - History and the Social & Behavioral Sciences 3 CR
- Goal 6 - Humanities and Fine Arts 4 CR
- MnTC/General Education 2 CR
- Please consult with the Program Coordinator regarding other suggested courses / electives to complement your education.