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Dr. Edward Hoffman

Associate Professor of Criminal Justice, Director of Online Criminal Justice Program

Department of Human and Social Sciences

Dr. Edward Hoffman teaches criminal justice courses at Concordia University, Nebraska and is the director of the online criminal justice program. He also co-chairs the Law and Justice Club and advises students who are interested in attending law school or pursuing a career in criminal justice. Dr. Hoffman earned his bachelor of arts in psychology from Pepperdine University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska College of Law. Before coming to Concordia in 2019, Hoffman taught in higher education for 14 years and practiced as an attorney for 22 years. Hoffman is a licensed attorney in Nebraska, Iowa and California.   

Hoffman is a Foundation Board member at his church, Messiah Lutheran in Lincoln, Nebraska, and a Scoutmaster for the Boy Scouts of America. He enjoys spending time with his wife, four children and two grandchildren. He is also an avid reader and stays busy with woodworking and DIY projects.

I enjoy getting to know each of my students and seeing their life goals change and grow as they become more confident.
 

Dr. Edward Hoffman's Academic Programs

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    Criminal Justice

    A bachelor’s degree in criminal justice will allow you to study and become an expert in the criminal justice system, including law enforcement, courts and corrections. Through the criminal justice program at Concordia Nebraska, you’ll learn to use scientific perspectives and methodologies to examine society’s response to crime in local communities and around the world.

    Criminal Justice

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    Criminal Justice - Online

    Prepare for a career in law enforcement, the courts or corrections and adopt the most effective measures to effect positive change in your community through Concordia University, Nebraska's online Bachelor's program in Criminal Justice. Through innovative community-building, deescalation and security frameworks, students are prepared to enter the workforce directly or pursue graduate-level study.

    Criminal Justice - Online