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Opportunities in Business with an Online Education

Meet Christy Hutchison, J.D., Peru State College Online business professor. With more than 16 years of teaching experience at the collegiate level, Hutchison shares her perspectives on career opportunities in this field and offers tips on how students can get the most out of their online learning experience.

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Public Administration Career Outlook

Careers in public administration catch the interest of many who want to make a difference in their communities and country. According to the Brookings Institution, as of 2020 about 18 million people in the U.S. worked in public service (excluding the military and postal service) at the federal, state and local levels. And although it’s a field that revolves around public policy, public administration covers not only government civil service but a number of other sectors of the economy.

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Perspectives on Criminal Justice: The Degree and Career

Meet Stephanie Huddle, criminology and victimology instructor for the criminal justice program at Peru State College Online. Learn about Stephanie’s expansive, 17+ year career path and her views on the exciting possibilities with a criminal justice bachelor’s degree.

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Key Insights into Lifelong Learning and the Field of Education

Meet Dr. Kelly Kingsley, seasoned online instructor in the Master of Science in Education – Curriculum and Instruction program at Peru State College Online. With over 30 years in the teaching profession, with the past six years at the collegiate level, Dr. Kingsley shares her perspectives on lifelong learning, earning your master’s online and why teaching is “the best career you could ever have.”

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6 Tips for Convincing Your Employer to Pay for Education

Corporate tuition assistance – whether through an upfront employer contribution or employee reimbursement – is a long-established education benefit. In fact, did you know that 92% of U.S. employers offer some sort of educational benefit1, but nearly half of consumers don’t ask their employer to help pay for learning costs2?

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U.S. News Ranks Peru State College a Top 10 College for Affordable Out-of-State Tuition

PERU, Neb. – Sept. 28, 2020 – Peru State College, Nebraska’s first college, announces that it has made the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings of the Top 10 Colleges with Affordable Out-of-State Tuition. The recent U.S. News recognition is substantiated by the College’s low “one rate, any state” tuition offered across the country for its 100% online students, as well as students studying at its Nebraska campus.

Online Degrees: Tips to Prepare for Your New Way of Learning

Online Degrees: Tips to Prepare for Your New Way of Learning

Peru State College, Nebraska’s first college, is excited to announce a 20-year milestone in serving students 100 percent online.

The College’s early adaptation to online education in 1999 exemplifies the innovative backbone of a college founded more than 150 years ago and regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1915.

Online College Degrees with Portable Careers For Military Spouses

5 Portable Careers for Military Spouses

For military spouses, frequent change is part of life with erratic schedules and relocations that can come up at any time. While being part of the military community is rewarding in itself, this unique way of life can make earning a degree and enjoying a career challenging.

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Exploring Online Degree Program Options

10 Mistakes to Avoid When Exploring Online Degree Options

First, if you’re reading this, that means you’re already making a smart move in looking into online learning. So a big shout out to you for that! To help you further your search, avoid some of the more common missteps, and ensure smooth sailing from here, read on …