Accredited Online JD Degree Programs
Legal degree and paralegal degree programs – sometimes collectively called “legal studies” – can qualify you for work in a variety of law specialties, including criminal law, family law, real estate law, tax law and many others. A Juris Doctor (JD) professional doctorate is required to practice law, so if you are going to be an attorney you must pursue education at the doctoral level. JD degree programs are typically geared towards those who want to become university professors, but any paralegal job you desire would typically be within your reach after earning such a degree.
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Anna Maria CollegeUndergraduate
Armstrong Atlantic State UniversityUndergraduate
Kansas City, MO
Babson Park, MA
Ball State UniversityUndergraduate
Ball State UniversityOnline
Bard College at Simon's RockUndergraduate
Great Barrington, MA
Miami Shores, FL
Bay Path CollegeUndergraduate
Bay Path CollegeOnline
Mount Berry, GA
Bloomsburg University of PennsylvaniaUndergraduate
Bridgewater State UniversityUndergraduate
Calumet College of St. JosephUndergraduate
Central Michigan UniversityUndergraduate
Mount Pleasant, MI
Central Michigan UniversityOnline
Claremont McKenna CollegeUndergraduate
Clarion University of PennsylvaniaUndergraduate
Clarion University of PennsylvaniaOnline
College of Mount St. JosephUndergraduate
College of Mount St. JosephOnline
College of Our Lady of the ElmsUndergraduate
College of the AtlanticUndergraduate
Bar Harbor, ME
College of William and MaryUndergraduate
Concordia University WisconsinUndergraduate
CUNY- New York City College of TechnologyUndergraduate
Grand Rapids, MI
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Complete Your JD Program Online
Legal studies graduate degrees earned online are increasingly common because they offer you the opportunity to advance your legal career while continuing to work full-time.
For example, working on your online Juris Doctor (JD) professional degree allows you to maintain full-time employment – perhaps in a related field like legal secretary – while taking your legal courses as time permits. Completing a legal studies graduate program presents you with financial advantages as well; according to the U.S. Department of Labor Statistics, professionals who hold a doctorate can earn up to $30,000 more annually than someone with only a bachelor’s degree.
Sample Degree – Juris Doctor (JD)
The JD professional degree requires about three years of full-time postgraduate study. It is required to practice law, and graduates must also pass their state bar exam. Lawyers typically specialize in a particular area of law, such as criminal law or tax law.