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Online Criminal Justice Programs

Under $300 Per Credit Hour

Flexible Schedules

Generous Transfer Policy*

A Career In Criminal Justice Starts With One Of The Best Values In Online Degrees.

The Bachelor in Criminal Justice program at Peru State College offers an online education that’s consistently ranked as one of the best values in the country. At Peru State, you can also choose from three different areas of study and specialization so you can build your education around your career goals and interests. Browse each program below, then request more information or apply today.

Criminal Justice in Administration

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Criminal Justice in Administration

Program Highlights

120 Credit Hours

$299 per Credit Hour

Up to 90 Transferable Credits*

Apply By

  • 05/30/2022

Start Classes

  • 06/06/2022
Apply Now

With Peru State College Online, you can.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there’s a growing demand for skilled law enforcement professionals, leading to even more opportunities for careers in law enforcement, corrections, forensic science, homeland security, private security and more.

In this program, you learn a foundation of criminal justice principles, then you can tailor the program to gain deeper knowledge in certain areas such as cyber security, criminal law, family security and more. And every class is flexible so you can get your education where and when works best for you.

With a Criminal Justice Administration degree from Peru State College, you’ll not only be well prepared for a successful career in, you’ll also be equipped for more financial security. While it’s possible to work in law enforcement without going back to school, the average salary of people with a degree is $16,000 higher annually.

Some of the career paths of this degree include:

  • Police Officer
  • Sheriff
  • Computer Forensics
  • Dispatcher
  • Crime Lab Analyst

Criminal Justice in Counseling

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Criminal Justice in Counseling

Program Highlights

120 Credit Hours

$299 per Credit Hour

Up to 90 Transferable Credits*

Apply By

  • 05/30/2022

Start Classes

  • 06/06/2022
Apply Now

With Peru State College Online, you can.

A counselor’s job is more than a paycheck. They live for helping people and changing lives for the better. If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place.

This fully online, fully accredited program provides a human services-related education that allows you to help people through their darkest times. In addition to criminal justice and law enforcement courses, you will discover the theories of social influence, explore diversity issues, learn about addiction and chemical dependencies, and gain the skills to lead group counseling sessions in a variety of environments. And every class is online with a flexible schedule, so you can get your education where and when works best for you.

  • Social Service Clerk
  • Welfare Assistant
  • Group Home Assistant
  • Case Technician
  • Rehabilitation Assistant

Why Peru State College Online?

Affordable Tuition

Flexible Schedules

No Application Fees

Personalized Learning

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"Through my dedication to working hard and Peru State's quality delivery of online instruction, I am currently in a better position to mentor future leaders and positively impact the culture of my organization."

James C., Graduate Student

Consistently recognized as one of the best values in the US.

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Think You Can’t Have It All In An Online Education?

With Peru State College Online, you can. Quality, affordability and flexibility. At Peru State College Online, you’ll receive a quality undergraduate education that’s nationally recognized for affordability, with flexible class schedules to fit your life. Contact us for more information or Apply Now.

*We accept up to 66 hours of credit from a community college or up to 90 hours of credit from another four-year institution. You may also be eligible to earn life experience credit. All of this from a college consistently ranked one of the most affordable in the country.

We accept up to 66 hours of credit from a community college or up to 90 hours of credit from another four-year institution. You may also be eligible to earn life experience credit. All of this from a college consistently ranked one of the most affordable in the country.