Reviewed on: October 07,2015

Can my son get a college degree in something while he is in prison? He is in Ohio prison system

Asked: March 07,2015
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The prisons do not provide the courses, they will have to be provided by someone on the outside. The prison education department proxies the testing for the universities that provide "distance learning". There are several available and they don't have to be located in Ohio. Louisiana State University (LSU) is one of the best and most widely used programs in the prisons. But, you pay for the course load "by the hour" and the books just like you would if he was on the campus in Baton Rouge.  It is a great way for an inmate to do their time. Coming out with a degree would certainly set them up for success upon their release. Let us know if we can help in any way.
Accepted Answer Date Created: March 08,2015

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