Concord Law School
The Online Law School at Purdue University Global
Making High-Quality Legal Education Affordable and Accessible
We’re committed to providing our students with a world-class online law degree at a fraction of the cost of traditional law schools.
Concord Law School at Purdue Global delivers intellectually rigorous programs that prepare students to effectively advocate, make a positive impact on society, and transform their careers. Our online curriculum allows them the opportunity to attend law school while balancing their responsibilities at home, at work, or in the military.
Juris Doctor (JD)
Train to become a California-licensed attorney. After meeting State Bar requirements, you can represent clients in court, lead depositions, negotiate settlements, and petition to practice in federal court.*Learn About Our JD Degree
Executive Juris Doctor (EJD)
Earn your doctorate in law without the regulatory hurdles of a Juris Doctor degree. Build your legal expertise through concentrations in business, education, health, and technology.Learn About Our EJD Degree
News and Events
Distinguished Speaker Series: Advocating for Special Needs Children
View our recent Distinguished Speaker Series webinar on “Advocating for Special Needs Children,” featuring civil rights attorney and autism and special needs advocate, Areva Martin, Esq., along with Martin Pritikin, dean of Concord Law School at Purdue University Global.
Concord-Led Project Wins Award for Expanding Access to Justice
A Concord Law School project team won the inaugural Wolters Kluwer Leading Edge Prize for Educational Innovation for its work improving access to justice for low-income clients.
Upcoming Start Date
Concord offers 3 start dates per year. Each term is 24 weeks.
You have these options of collaborating with instructors through this very structured intuitive platform that Concord has put together. You have to go through real curriculum, real professors, work on your assignments thoroughly, and they test you at every level on the curriculum.
Having my law degree helps me with credibility among lawyers who are typically the people that hire mediators.
I feel very fortunate that Concord has given me the wherewithal to give back to people. And I can actually make a difference and use all the things—all the fortunate circumstances I have—to better other people's lives.
*Concord Law School is part of Purdue University Global, which is regionally accredited. Concord Law School is registered as a Distance Learning Law School with the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California. Registration with the Committee permits Concord JD graduates, who meet the regulatory requirements, to apply for admission to the State Bar of California. Study at, or graduation from, Concord does not qualify graduates to take the bar examination or satisfy the requirements for admission to practice law in jurisdictions other than California upon graduation. A student seeking admission to practice law in a jurisdiction other than California may need additional experience/education to qualify for that state's bar. Students should contact the admitting authority in that jurisdiction for information regarding the legal education requirement for admission to the practice of law prior to enrollment at Concord.
Concord is not on the list of schools approved by the American Bar Association. The ABA Standards for the Approval of Law Schools currently do not allow for JD programs that are delivered fully online.
†Based on a comparison of the costs of a legal education at ABA-accredited schools to the costs of earning a JD degree at Concord Law School in the 2017–2018 academic year. Calculation uses average tuition for ABA nonresident full-time students for a 3-year period. Concord Law School’s Juris Doctor is a part-time 4-year program, which equates to 3 years of full-time study. Source: American Bar Association, www.abarequireddisclosures.org.