• Carry Permit Training

    Minnesota Carry Academy offers professional concealed carry permit training for the Minneosta Permit to Carry and the Utah Concealed Firearms permit.

    Check our schedule for the latest classes!
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    Minnesota Carry Academy sells the best in concealed carry firearms.

    Stop by our store and see our selection from Ruger, Sringfield, Kel-Tec, Smith & Wesson and more!
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Minnesota Carry Academy Your Defensive Carry Specialists

Minnesota Carry Academy, LLC., located in Alexandria, Minnesota is dedicated to providing professional firearms instruction to responsible individuals and promoting the safe use and handling of firearms.

Whether you are interested in getting your Minnesota Carry Permit, Utah Concealed Firearms Permit, recreational shooting, competition, home safety, or personal protection -- the basics are where to start! 

Our Minnesota Permit to Carry A Pistol classes are extremely popular, with students coming in each week from all over Minnesota.  Some cities serviced by our MN Carry Permit Classes include St. Cloud, Minneapolis, St. Paul, Rochester, Mankato, Montevideo, Marshall, Fergus Falls, Willmar, and many more.  We strive to be a leader in quality firearms training through our MN Permit to Carry classes and NRA Basic Training.

We live up to our slogan as Defensive Carry Specialists by being experts in concealed carry equipment and concealed carry training.  We can help you get the right concealed carry gear for your situation and make recommendations.

We offer the NRA Basic Firearm Training Courses in the following disciplines:

Basic Pistol
F.I.R.S.T Steps Pistol
Home Firearm Safety
Personal Protection in the Home

These courses teach you the safety principles and help you develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude that are needed to successfully pursue your shooting interests.   Courses are taught by an NRA certified Instructor.

Minnesota Carry Permit

Minnesota Carry Academy is approved by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety as a certified business organization to teach instructors for the Minnesota Citizens Personal Protection Act of 2005.

We schedule our Minnesota Carry Permit classes often.  Check our class schedule to see upcoming course dates or subscribe to our Course Notification Email.

Utah Concealed Firearms Permit Classes

Minnesota Carry Academy, LLC. offers the Utah Concealed Firearms Permit classes right here in Central Minnesota.

The Utah Concealed Firearm Permit (CFP) is one of the most popular concealed carry permits in the United States.  With its broad reciprocity permit holders can lawfully carry a pistol in 27 - 33 states making the Utah Concealed Firearms permit in high demand.  To get yours the process is simple, just take one of our Utah CFP or Multi-State Carry Permit classes.

Our class is taught by a Utah Certified Concealed Firearms Instructor.  The course meets the minimum curriculum requirements of the Utah Department of Public Safety Bureau of Criminal Identification.