Can I take college courses in prison?

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Prison Consultant Ed Bales discusses the options for taking college courses in prison.

    Ed Bales

    Ed Bales is the Managing Director of Federal Prison Consultants, LLC. He has 25 years of related experience. He was a Practice Administrator for a law practice for many years and has developed cutting edge strategies to assist Defendants, Inmates and Attorneys with pre and post sentencing strategies and Federal and State prison advocacy. He has been featured on National and International Broadcasts for both Television and Radio. He is also referenced in several books and Nationally based newspapers as a noted Prison Expert.


    Federal Prison Consultants, LLC is a full service Federal and State prison and sentencing consulting and advocacy firm. The combined experience on staff contains over 200 years of Criminal Justice, Paralegal, Psychological and Advocate experience.

    Host: Can I take college courses in prison?

    Ed Bales: Many institutions, both prisons and both higher level security facilities, administrative facilities, they all offer some type of educational program. Some of them offer college courses that the institution will pay for or pay part off and some institutions will allow you to have courses send into you and have your family pay for it.