Minnesota Police Officer Training Programs and Schools

Career Information for Police And Sheriffs Patrol Officers in Minnesota

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Fast Facts for Police Patrol Officers in Minnesota

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Duluth and St. Cloud
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Minneapolis and Rochester
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Minneapolis and Duluth

Salaries for Police Patrol Officers in Minnesota

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Minneapolis and Rochester

Schools for Police Patrol Officers in Minnesota are listed below.

Selected Police Patrol Officers Schools in Minnesota

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  • Programs: BS in Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement, BS in Criminal Justice - Crime Scene Investigation, MS in Criminal Justice - Law, more...
  • Degrees: Bachelor, Master

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  • Degrees: Doctorate, Bachelor, Master

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  • Programs: Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Criminal Justice, Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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  • Programs: Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Law Enforcement, Bachelor's (BSCJ) - Generalist
  • Degrees: Bachelor

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  • Programs: Criminal Justice (BS) (Online)
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University.

  • Programs: MS in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master

Study online with California University of Pennsylvania.

  • Programs: Applied Criminology Certificate, Behavioral Crime Analysis Certificate
  • Degrees: Certificate

Pursue your education at Ohio Christian University.

  • Programs: Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Earn a highly respected online degree from Boston University

  • Programs: Master of Criminal Justice
  • Degrees: Master
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More Minnesota Police Patrol Officers Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Alexandria Technical College Alexandria Associate 2,249
Bemidji State University Bemidji Masters 4,571
Central Lakes College-Brainerd Brainerd Associate 3,343
Century Community and Technical College White Bear Lake Associate 8,968
College of St Catherine Saint Paul Doctorate 5,238
Concordia University-Saint Paul Saint Paul Masters 2,260
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Cloquet Associate 2,197
Hamline University Saint Paul Doctorate & First Professional 4,803
Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College Hibbing Associate 1,412
Inver Hills Community College Inver Grove Heights Associate 5,736
Leech Lake Tribal College Cass Lake Associate 243
Metropolitan State University Saint Paul Masters 6,802
Minneapolis Community and Technical College Minneapolis Associate 9,188
Minnesota State Community and Technical College Fergus Falls Associate 6,164
Minnesota State University-Mankato Mankato Doctorate 14,515
Minnesota State University-Moorhead Moorhead Doctorate 7,494
Minnesota West Community and Technical College Granite Falls Associate 2,943
Normandale Community College Bloomington Associate 9,165
North Hennepin Community College Brooklyn Park Associate 6,448
Northland Community and Technical College Thief River Falls Associate 4,027
Ridgewater College Willmar Associate 4,177
Riverland Community College Austin Associate 3,687
Rochester Community and Technical College Rochester Associate 5,898
Saint Cloud State University Saint Cloud Doctorate 16,940
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota Winona Doctorate 5,960
Southwest Minnesota State University Marshall Masters 6,073
University of Minnesota-Crookston Crookston Bachelor 2,346
University of Minnesota-Duluth Duluth Masters 11,184
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Minneapolis Doctorate & First Professional 50,883
University of St Thomas Saint Paul Saint Paul Doctorate & First Professional 10,984
Vermilion Community College Ely Associate 721
Winona State University Winona Masters 8,334

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Police Patrol Officers

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Minnesota. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Police Patrol Officers

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Police Patrol Officers relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Rochester 270 $56110 0.5
St. Cloud 280 $56090 0.59
Mankato 190 $57390 0.78
North Mankato 190 $57390 0.78
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