JFK School of Law
at National University
Accredited Juris Doctor Program
Designed for the Whole Learner
Accessible – 100% Online & Affordable | Flexible – Coursework that Balances Busy Lives | Proven -Continuously Accredited since 1981
A Juris Doctor degree from the JFK School of Law at National University prepares students to become not only forward-thinking lawyers and legal professionals but also principled and dedicated public servants. Through innovative and rigorous online study, our students are ready to serve their communities and advocate for justice. We value the flexibility that distance learning provides and understand the importance of faculty-to-student mentorship and student-to-student interaction.
We provide law students the opportunity to enroll in courses that blend both synchronous and asynchronous learning – allowing you to work toward a law degree on your time and from a place that is convenient for you. We invite you to experience the NU difference.
Juris Doctor Degree Program
Flexible & Accessible Online JD Program
The Juris Doctor degree at the JFK School of Law at National University has been continually accredited by the Committee of Bar Examiners for the State Bar of California since 1981. Our program emphasizes the practical application of theory, preparing students to successfully sit for the CA Bar Examination and enter the legal profession as highly skilled, ethical, and passionate legal experts.
We provide students with the academic support needed to succeed, including faculty mentorship, tutoring, bar coaching from the beginning of the program through preparation for the CA Bar Examination, and access to an extensive law library. All coursework is online, blending both synchronous and asynchronous sessions, while hands-on training is offered through internship and clinical programs, travel abroad opportunities, and MOOT Court and trial advocacy courses.
Service To Community
The JFK School of Law at National University is dedicated to serving local communities in the delivery of low and no-cost legal services. All law students will have the opportunity to participate in valuable and rewarding public interest internships. This work provides practical learning experiences and enriches the communities in which our students live.
“The best investment I ever made, was in myself.”
— Nadia L., Class of 2020
How We Support Our Students
We understand that you have work and family obligations. That’s why the JFK School of Law at National University provides a holistic approach to student success and well-being called Whole Human Education™. It offers the academic, financial, career, family, and emotional support our students need to excel professionally, personally, and academically.
Legal Writing Coaches
Comprehensive Law Library
Bar Success Support
Financial Aid Advisors
Student Emergency Grants
Millions in Scholarships
Faculty Mentorship & NU Mentoring Network
Portal with Job Recommendations
Certified Law Student Opportunities
Social & Emotional Pillar
Student Wellness Resources
Care Team & Personalized Support
Free Mental Health Counseling
Family & Community Pillar
Flexible Online Courses for School-life Balance
Student Clubs and Activities
Public Service Internships
To speak to a dedicated enrollment advisor, please call or text 310-662-2010.
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