Criminal investigation schools in Kentucky prepare students through educational classes and laboratories for employment in the criminal investigation field. Students are taught the basics in criminal investigation through a step-by-step program. The curriculum covers such topics as criminal law, criminal rights, informant rights, witness protection, victim awareness, research and investigation, psychology, and social science. Many classes are taught in lecture halls, while some courses are instructed in the laboratory to provide a hands-on approach to learning. Criminology courses are required and typically taken within the first two years of study, depending on the type of degree obtained.
- Security & Investigation - Associate of Applied Science