Criminal Justice

Be a role model!

The public's fascination with criminal law and crime is at an all-time high, and the popularity on television and film is a signal of this fact. It seems that nothing matches the ability of criminal justice heroes to awe and inspire all of us. Today, there are no greater role models that exist than those who have dedicated their lives to law enforcement. Today's crimes are most often solved by a system that focuses on teamwork, advanced investigative skills and the ability to process a crime scene properly by identifying, collecting and preserving all relevant physical evidence and information. Let Southeast help you solve the mystery of your future!

What can I do?

Our Criminal Justice program will prepare you to perform traffic enforcement and criminal investigations, follow due process and procedures, collect and preserve evidence, arrest and prosecute violators of the law, and supervise professionals in criminal justice fields. There are career opportunities at municipal, county, state, and federal levels of government as a police officer, criminal investigator, court administrator, corrections, parole, or probation officer, security investigator.



What are my options?

Associate in Applied Science


  • Criminal Justice
  • Law Enforcement
  • Corrections
  • Security and Loss Prevention

Criminal Justice Core
Law Enforcement
Security & Loss Prevention

How do I start?

  • Provide Southeast with your ACT scores
  • Complete an Application for Admission Start Here
  • Send high school/GED transcripts to Southeast
  • Meet with Criminal Justice faculty

Contact Information

Brian Fields, MS
Criminal Justice Coordinator
KCTCS (Whitesburg )
Mason Building Room 214
606-633-0279 x 3354
606-589-3354 Direct Line

Criminal Justice program brochure