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LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 
    Jul 21, 2024  
LCCC Catalog 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Wyoming Highway Patrol Academy, CD

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The Wyoming Highway Patrol Academy Credit Diploma is designed for students who wish to prepare for careers as a Wyoming Highway Patrol officer. This is a closed program encompassing the second step in the WHP academy - the WHP specific academy. Enrollment in this program is limited to cadets accepted by and enrolled in the Wyoming Highway Patrol Academy. The coursework in this program of study is embedded in the Patrol Peace Officer AAS. Students are also eligible for immediate employment.

Contact Information

Contact information is available on the Criminal Justice website.

Map your individual academic plan of courses with your College Advisor.

If students choose to transition to another program within the Human & Public Services pathway, they should be particularly aware of the choice points that indicate when a decision to branch off into another program must be made to ensure credits and time are not lost.

Coursework common to all degrees within this pathway is indicated by CAC, Common Academic Coursework, in the program map. 


Upon successful completio of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Explain the U.S. and Wyoming criminal justice systems and laws.
  2. Develop teamwork through collaboration.
  3. Demonstrate critical thinking in practical and theoretical problems specific to the day to day operations of a Peace Officer.
  4. Develop decision making processes used in Law Enforcement.
  5. Explain ethical standards specific to the day to day operations of a Peace Officer.
  6. Identify cultural differences within communities.
  7. Justly enforce the law in the State of Wyoming.
  8. Demonstrate the skills required for a cadet completing the Wyoming Highway Patrol academy.

First Semester


  • Completion of Wyoming Highway Patrol Academy, CD

Semester Total: 18 Credits

Program Comments

The information below is intended to be a guide, and does not guarantee regional job placement, job availability, or a specific wage after completion of the program.

Additional information on careers in Criminal Justice is available through Career Coach.

Transfer Information

Most of the potential careers within the Criminal Justice field, including Law Enforcement, Correctional Institutions, Probation and Parole and Pre-Law require you to transfer and continue your education at the next level.

LCCC courses may transfer to institutions in addition to those with formal articulation agreements. Students are strongly encouraged to determine the degree requirements and transfer policy of the specific college/university and program to which they plan to transfer.

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