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Criminal Justice Transfer Pathway
The Criminal Justice Transfer Pathway is designed to prepare graduates for careers in probation, crime prevention, community corrections or counseling. Through a Minnesota State partnership, you can complete a Criminal Justice Pathway AS Degree at Ridgewater and transfer it completely into a bachelor program at one of our partner universities and enter the program as a junior.
Program Requirements and Job Outlook
- Willmar campus
- Online – fully or blended
- Fall and spring starts
Partner Transfer Universities
- Bemidji State University
- Metropolitan State University
- Minnesota State University – Mankato
- Minnesota State University – Moorhead
- St. Cloud State University
Program attributes that help students thrive
- On campus option for the college experience for those looking for the social interaction
- Online option provides convenience and flexibility to working students or those with families
- Seasoned instructors are current with the latest industry tactics and challenges
Ridgewater’s most successful Criminal Justice graduates work well independently and with a team, communicate clearly both verbally and written, and comprehend information well. They can take charge of a situation and yet follow orders.
Ridgewater wants you to be among the most prepared. We can get you there!