Law Schools - Online Law Schools
Please note that as of 2010, Standard 309 of the ABA states "no law schools that provide a J.D. degree completely via distance education are approved by the ABA".
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Online Law Schools
- ABA - Distance Education
Standard 306: Distance Education sets out the parameters for earning credit for study offered through distance education. Currently, no law schools that provide a J.D. degree completely via distance education are approved by the ABA. Earning an education completely via distance education may drastically limit your ability to sit for the bar in many states.
- Adult Learn - Online Law Schools
What can you do with a law degree other than become a lawyer? You might get into politics and run for government office—or you might enter the field of police work, union arbitration, or contract negotiation. You might deal with such issues as immigration, national security, or forensics, just for starters.The best part of getting your degree is that today you can earn it completely online while continuing your current job.
- Council for Highter Education Accreditation - Database of Accredited Institutions and Programs
The Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) database lists more than 7,700 degree-granting and non-degree-granting institutions and more than 18,700 programs that are accredited by United States accrediting organizations that have been recognized either by CHEA or by the United States Department of Education (USDE) or both. Each accrediting organization’s list of institutions or programs is prefaced by a brief description of the accredited status of the institutions or programs on the list and the year for which the list is accurate.
- Distance Education and Training Council - Accredited Institutions
The DETC Accrediting Commission defines, maintains, and promotes educational excellence in distance education institutions. The Commission is dedicated to fostering quality assurance, protection of the rights of the students and institutional self-improvement through voluntary accreditation via peer evaluation. DETC accreditation aims to instill public confidence in DETC institutions' missions, goals, performances, and resources through rigorous application and peer-developed accreditation standards.
- Guide to Online Schools - Online Law and Paralegal Degrees
The reputation of the school you choose to attend is paramount. Here you can find information on the history and programs of each school as well as request free information packets from the online university or online college of your choice. We also have links to student reviews on the right so you can see what students have been saying about their experience with online colleges.