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Department of Criminal Justice

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Investigate a World of Possibilities

A degree in criminal justice can lead to exciting careers!

Criminal Justice (CJ) is a social science that critically examines the causes and control of criminal behavior. The Department of Criminal Justice is interdisciplinary. Criminology, Political Science, Sociology, Psychology, Anthropology, and many other disciplines contribute to the Criminal Justice field.

The Department of Criminal Justice is committed to providing its students a broad liberal arts education. This will help prepare CJ students for a variety of professions, including:

  • Local, State, and Federal Law Enforcement
  • Court Administration
  • Law School
  • Probation and Parole
  • Corrections
  • The Military
  • Homeland Security
  • Private Security


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Criminal Justice Newsletter

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Department of Criminal Justice

Dept. 3197

A&S Building, Room 208

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2988

Fax: 307-766-3913


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