JD - Juris Doctor
The study of law has always attracted individuals of great ability. Few professions demand as much in the development of one's intellectual powers and self-discipline as law. A primary purpose of the Juris Doctor (JD) degree is to provide the education and professional training for those who wish to become lawyers.
There are many advantages to pursuing your law degree at CalSouthern School of Law, here are just a few:
* Our Law School tuition is less than $6,000 per year.
* Individual online mentoring by experienced attorneys.
* Qualify to take the California Bar Exam.
* No campus attendance or residency requirements.
* No LSAT required.
* Begin any month.
* Interest free payments or convenient financing.
CalSouthern has been meeting the educational needs of working adults for over 30 years. With our long history of success in online education, we know that we can help you reach your goals.
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The School of Law is registered by the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California. This allows graduates of our JD program who have complied with the Rules Regulating Admission to Practice Law in California to sit for the California Bar Exam. Tuition for the JD is $25,960 for the entire 4-year degree program. The LSAT test is not a requirement for admission.
California Southern University is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council. The Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency and is a recognized member of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.
Bachelor's Degree: All applicants must have an earned Bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited post secondary institution approved by the California Committee of Bar Examiners.
Personal Statement: Applicants must submit a Personal Statement discussing the ways in which your background, education, and professional experiences prepare you for the study of law and the ways in which your personal qualities will contribute to your success as a distance learner. The Admissions Committee will use your Personal Statement to assess your writing ability, your readiness to pursue a law degree, and your potential for success as a student at California Southern University School of Law.
Transfer Applicants: California Southern University welcomes transfer learners from other law schools in accordance with the standards of the California Committee of Bar Examiners.
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