Vocational and transfer programs available
The magnitude and changing complexity of criminal activities dictate the need for criminal justice and homeland security personnel who have had a broad-based educational experience.
Central Wyoming College has both vocational and transfer programs in Criminal Justice and a transferable degree in Homeland Security that may fit the needs for many students who are interested in upholding the law. The college also has a Pre-Legal Studies program designed to provide students with a background useful for the study and practice of law.
The program includes general education courses from the college curriculum, specialized Criminal Justice core courses, essential interdisciplinary offerings, and suggested Criminal Justice requirements.
The Associate of Applied Science program is designed to meet the needs of pre-service and in-service criminal justice personnel as a terminal degree.
Alternately, the Associate of Arts program fulfills the initial two-year curriculum for many four-year Criminal Justice programs.
Individuals desiring a career in corrections work may benefit from this curriculum by selecting certain recommended courses in corrections. Those students who plan a career in corrections counseling or administration should also plan to take graduate study.
Some of the courses offered in Criminal Justice include Introduction to Law Enforcement, Politics and the Judicial Process, Criminology, Introduction to Corrections and Criminal Justice.
A degree in Criminal Justice will prepare you for rewarding work in Public Safety, Juvenile Justice, Prosecution, Victim Assistance, Law Enforcement, Crime Prevention, Loss Prevention, Corrections, Court Administration, and Trial Processes.
Fire arms training available
CWC has a state-of-the-art Fire Arms Training System (FATS) to provide a complete virtual firearms training experience.
The Law Enforcement Training System provides a complete synthetic environment for an unequalled virtual training experience.