Criminal justice degree jobs span areas such as law enforcement, the court system and corrections, all of which are vital to ensuring public safety. Although the field of criminal justice reaches across numerous occupations, as of May 2019, nearly 3.5 million people worked in protective service roles alone, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). After you earn a criminal justice degree, jobs that offer the opportunity to contribute to society are available both in the private sector and in the public sector at the federal, state and local levels.
Meet Dr. Gina Bittner, associate professor in the School of Education at Peru State College. A seasoned educator with nine years in public education, 15 years in higher education at Peru State and the author of children’s books, Dr. Bittner has a valuable perspective on pursuing a career path in education through online learning.
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.
Have you considered a career in the public sector, to help keep the wheels of government turning? Public sector employees arrive at their jobs each day on a mission to carry out programs and perform the services that the government provides. Their work can be uniquely rewarding, allowing them to contribute to society by assisting their fellow citizens both directly and indirectly.
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.
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.”
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?
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.
In your search for an affordable college education, where do you begin? With so many options both online and on-ground, it’s important to keep in mind that the cost of tuition is just one factor.