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Criminal Justice Transfer Pathway
Criminal Justice/Peace Officer Information Session
Do you feel a call to help, work for justice, and be proud of what you do? Explore the opportunities in the field of criminal justice and service as a peace officer. Build your educational foundation or prepare to enter the workforce in just two years.
- Criminal Justice Transfer Pathway
- Peace Officer
- Peace Officer/Public Safety Transfer Pathway
December 4 @ 5 pm
December 5 at 12 noon
Virtual on Zoom
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!