The A.A.S. degree in Criminal Justice prepares the graduate for entry into the workforce in a variety of fields including law enforcement, corrections, and probation and parole. Graduates will develop professional and practical skills relevant to the field of criminal justice. Various opportunities to pursue a Bachelor’s of Applied Science may be available to graduates.
Program Note: Those considering a career in a criminal justice field should be aware of strict admissions criteria employed by sate stands and criminal justice agencies. Factors that may disqualify candidates for employment in the profession include conviction of a crime, history of drug abuse, psychological problems, and various physical conditions. Certain classes in the Eastern Wyoming College criminal justice programs may also be restricted to individuals for the same reasons. Please consult with a department faculty advisor if you have any concerns in this area.
Students must complete all program requirements, including approved electives, with a grade of “C” or better.