EJD: LEGAL TRAINING WITH SPECIALIZED FOCUS

Concord Law School at Purdue University Global'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 (Criminal Law I and II are the only open electives in the first year)

  • Second Year

    Legal Analysis and Writing
    Advanced Legal Analysis and Writing
    Electronic Legal Research
    Constitutional Law I and II
    18 credit hours of electives

  • Third Year

    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

    6 credit hours of electives (Criminal Law I and II are the only open electives in the first year)

  • Second Year

    Legal Analysis and Writing
    Advanced Legal Analysis and Writing
    Electronic Legal Research
    Constitutional Law I and II
    Civil Procedure I
    Either Cyberlaw or Intellectual Property
    11 credit hours of electives

  • Third Year

    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 (Criminal Law I and II are the only open electives in the first year)

  • Second Year

    Legal Analysis and Writing
    Advanced Legal Analysis and Writing
    Electronic Legal Research
    Constitutional Law I and II
    Health Law
    Administrative Law
    10 credit hours of electives

  • Third Year

    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 (Criminal Law I and II are the only open electives in the first year)

  • Second Year

    Legal Analysis and Writing
    Advanced Legal Analysis and Writing
    Electronic Legal Research
    Constitutional Law I and II
    Corporations and Business Organizations I and II
    Administrative Law
    10 credit hours of electives

  • Third Year

    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

    6 credit hours of electives (Criminal Law I and II are the only open electives in the first year)

  • Second Year

    Legal Analysis and Writing
    Advanced Legal Analysis and Writing
    Electronic Legal Research
    Constitutional Law I and II
    Education Law
    Special Education Law
    Administrative Law
    8 credit hours of electives

  • Third Year

    Cross Professional Ethics

    16 credit hours of electives

  • Electives

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

Gainful Employment Disclosures

Access gainful employment information, including program length, tuition costs, financing options, and success rates.*

*Purdue University acquired Kaplan University, of which Concord Law School is a part, in March 2018 and created Purdue University Global, which is following the same curriculum format and instructional delivery methods as developed and used by Concord Law School at Kaplan University. These disclosures are based on Kaplan University data reported prior to the acquisition.