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CRIMINAL JUSTICE – LAW AND SOCIETY 


Wish you could meet the growing demand for law enforcement?
At Peru State College,
YOU CAN.

In the United States, and in Nebraska in particular, there is a growing demand for skilled law enforcement professionals, and the demand is expected to continue growing. If you like the sound of job security in a growing field (and the sound of an extra $16,000 a year – that’s how much more people with Criminal Justice degrees earn, on average), Peru State College Online offers flexible, affordable, accessible ways to help you meet the demand. If you’re particularly interested in a career in law, the court system or in public administration, our online Criminal Justice program with an emphasis in Law and Society might be your perfect fit.

Ranked best ROI for online degree programs by College Consensus.

Academic Excellence
150 Years

Transfer Credit Hours

Faculty to Student Ratio
1:21

Start Dates Per Year

Job Placement
92%

Average Class Ratio

High-Quality, Affordable Education

At Peru State, you know exactly how much you’re going to pay for your criminal justice degree before you even enroll. Each credit hour costs a flat fee of $296.50, with no additional per credit hour fees. That means from the day you apply to the day you graduate from the online Criminal Justice - Law and Society program, you’ll never be asked to pay a dollar you weren’t expecting. We also offer financing and financial aid options for all programs, online or on campus.

The Flexibility You Need

Being busy shouldn’t keep you from getting your degree. Peru State Online's Criminal Justice programs are all designed with employed adults in mind. Because you’ll complete all your courses online, you can do so from anywhere in the world, at any time of day that works for you. Choose from 8-week and 16-week course sessions, offered throughout the year. Want to earn your a degree while working a full-time job? At Peru State College Online, you can.

Transfer Up To 90 Credit Hours

Our generous transfer policy means that if you have gathered any previous college credits, you may be able to count them toward your online Criminal Justice degree at Peru State. Transfer up to 90 credits from an accredited college or university (or up to 66 from a community, vocational or tech college). If you work in the field already, you might be able to leverage your experience for Prior Learning and Life Credit.

Our Faculty and Staff

Our online Criminal Justice instructors have experience in policing, corrections, parole and probation. They put an emphasis on scholar/practitioner approach to courses, and are available to help guide you personally through your coursework.

Tools For Success

Virtual Learning Environment Our Online Programs

When you enroll in a Peru State bachelor’s degree program online, you have the freedom to complete your courses, study, and take tests when and where it’s convenient for you. You’ll have the same objectives, and experience the same outcomes, as you would if you were sitting in the Criminal Justice classes on campus. It’s the high-quality education you expect from Peru State, delivered virtually.


CANVAS Platform The Blackboard Online Learning Platform

You will complete your bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice – Law and Society completely online, via a platform called Blackboard Online Learning. Blackboard is cloud-based, so you can access it from any computer with an internet connection. Listen to lectures, participate in discussions, complete assignments and advance your career, all from within the same intuitive platform.

FREE ACADEMIC SUPPORT
FOR ONLINE STUDENTS

As a Peru State College student, you’ll have access to free academic resources designed to help you succeed. When you need a tutor, study materials or assistance taking the next step in your career, Peru State has you covered.

THINK YOU CAN’T HAVE IT ALL?
AT PERU STATE, YOU CAN.

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