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Adrienne Freng, Professor

Criminal Justice & Sociology

Arts & Sciences Bldg 309

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2307

Email: afreng@uwyo.edu

Criminal Justice Program

Criminal Justice at a Distance

Criminal Justice Distance Education Program

 

Do you want to earn a degree in Criminal Justice 100% online? UW's Criminal Justice distance program is for you!

What does 100% online look like?

Courses are offered in both synchronous and asynchronous fashion. Synchronous classes include a scheduled meeting time with your instructor, such as a Zoom meeting. Asynchronous courses are administered solely online through WyoCourses.

The Distance Education program offers the necessary tools for a broad liberal arts education leading to success in a variety of Criminal Justice related professions.

We work closely with our community college partners to ensure that students can complete a 4-year degree at UW through our Completion Degree Program.

 

Completion Degree Program: As a prospective student at the University of Wyoming coming in with either an associates degree in Criminal Justice or with the completion of the 3 core classes- you are on track to finish your Bachelor’s degree with us at the University of Wyoming!

Required core classes:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Criminology
  • Criminal Law

Student Statements

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Amber Peterson

I started at the University of Wyoming with an associate's degree in-hand. What made UW appealing was the fact that I was able to get my bachelor's degree through their distance education program. Had any in-person classes been required, I wouldn't have been able to attend UW primarily because I'm a mother of two, married, and have a full-time job in law enforcement in another town/county; traveling 2-3 hours for classes was not going to work. The distance education program has been easy to manage; the website is easy to navigate, the instructors are very good at communicating the assignments and what is expected, and I was able to do the assignments at my own pace. That's the benefit of the distance education program at UW, plus I've met some awesome instructors along the way that I've kept in contact with. Without the distance education program at UW I wouldn't be able to graduate this Spring with my bachelor's degree. Having a degree from UW will help me in my career when being looked at for promotions. In law enforcement, you never stop learning and my education is something that can never be taken from me. Without UW's distance education program, it wouldn't have been possible to get where I am. 

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Sierra Hernandez

The Criminal Justice Distance Program at the University of Wyoming has helped me move one step closer to pursuing my career goals through flexibility and stimulation by linking my community college experience perfectly to my university experience. I really appreciated how easy it was to smoothly transfer into the learning atmosphere that the University of Wyoming offers. 

Contact Us

Adrienne Freng, Professor

Criminal Justice & Sociology

Arts & Sciences Bldg 309

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2307

Email: afreng@uwyo.edu

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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