Executive Juris Doctor (EJD) Curriculum | Online Law Degree Programs

EJD: LEGAL TRAINING WITH SPECIALIZED FOCUS

Concord Law School at Kaplan University’s EJD curriculum not only covers the advanced legal training you seek, but does so through an innovative learning approach that provides you with several distinct advantages over traditional law school. Our online platform assures you more continuous feedback as you move through the program than typical law schools. You can set the best learning pace for your individual needs and track your progress better. You can also make adjustments or get extra help from your professors early on, helping you stay on track academically.

Building a Strong Legal Foundation

The goal of the EJD program is to (1) give you a solid background in core areas of the law and (2) provide you with the latitude to shape your legal education to reflect your career objectives and interests. In keeping with this goal, your first year will be spent mastering the foundational courses of Contracts, Torts, and Introduction to Legal Analysis.

Specialized Career Tracks

During years two and three, you then have the flexibility to choose from a wider selection of course offerings and/or focus your program via a series of specialized industry tracks, as shown below:

EJD Traditional Track

  • First Year

    Contracts I and II

    Torts I and II

    Introduction to Legal Analysis I and II

    6 credit hours of electives

  • Second Year

    Constitutional Law I and II

    18 credit hours of electives

  • Third Year

    Legal Analysis and Writing I and II

    Electronic Legal Research

    Cross Professional Ethics

    16 credit hours of electives

LAW AND TECHNOLOGY TRACK

  • First Year

    Contracts I and II

    Torts I and II

    Introduction to Legal Analysis I and II

  • Second Year

    Constitutional Law I and II

    Civil Procedure I and II

    Real Property I and II

    Either Cyberlaw or Intellectual Property

  • Third Year

    Legal Analysis and Writing I and II

    Electronic Legal Research

    Cross Professional Ethics

    Either Cyberlaw or Intellectual Property

    12 credit hours of electives*

  • Electives

    *Of the 12 credit hours of elective courses, at least 6 credit hours must be in designated law and technology courses.

Health Law Track

  • First Year

    Contracts I and II

    Torts I and II

    Introduction to Legal Analysis I and II

    6 credit hours of electives

  • Second Year

    Constitutional Law I and II

    Health Law

    Administrative Law

    10 credit hours of electives

  • Third Year

    Legal Analysis and Writing I and II

    Electronic Legal Research

    Cross Professional Ethics

    16 credit hours of electives

  • Electives

    At least 8 credit hours of electives must be in designated health law courses.

Business Law Track

  • First Year

    Contracts I and II

    Torts I and II

    Introduction to Legal Analysis I and II

    6 credit hours of electives

  • Second Year

    Constitutional Law I and II

    Corporations and Business Organizations I and II

    Administrative Law

    10 credit hours of electives

  • Third Year

    Legal Analysis and Writing I and II

    Electronic Legal Research

    Cross Professional Ethics

    16 credit hours of electives

  • Electives

    At least 8 credit hours of electives must be in designated business law courses.

Education Law Track

  • First Year

    Contracts I and II

    Torts I and II

    Introduction to Legal Analysis I and II

  • Second Year

    Constitutional Law I and II

    Education Law

    Special Education Law

    Administrative Law

    8 credit hours of electives

  • Third Year

    Legal Analysis and Writing I and II

    Electronic Legal Research

    Cross Professional Ethics

    16 credit hours of electives

  • Electives

    At least 6 credit hours of electives must be in designated education law courses.

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