JD Law Courses Online

Earn Up To  12 Credits Toward Your JD Degree On Your Own Schedule

More Than 50 Law Courses Online—Anytime. Anywhere.

We offer more online JD courses than any other ABA-accredited law school in the nation. Choose from more than 50 dynamic courses, covering a wide variety of legal topics, to apply to your JD degree.* Taking law courses online has never been easier.

The ABA currently allows second- and third-year JD students to take up to 4 credit hours online per semester, with a maximum of 12 credits taken online at the JD level. We offer high quality, unique courses taught by talented and recognized faculty, and more classes are being added each semester.

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For more information, please contact Assistant Dean Jodie Needham at 312.427.2737 ext. 775.


Choose from Courses in Today's Hottest Practice Areas

The following course listings represent a few of the courses available for Spring 2015. To view course descriptions, click the View All JD Online Courses button below.

Compensation Law (EB 344)

Constitutional & Military Law (JD 287CM)

Cyberspace Law (JD 214/ITP 808)**

Employee Benefits Law (JD 216/EB 360)

Employee Benefits Public Policy (EB 378)

Entertainment Law (JD 215/IP 419)

Estate Planning for Elderly or Disabled Patients (EPL 451)

Estate Planning II (EPL 412)

Fiduciary Duties (EPL 420)**

Fundamentals of Retirement Plan Issues II (EB 362)

Global Privacy Law (ITP 855)

Homeland Security (IBT 717)

Introduction to Legal Analysis (ITP 800)

Law of Patents (IP 415)

Real Estate Finance (JD 607/RE 607)

Substantive Law Overview(ITP 805)

Substantive Patent Law I (IP 400)

Survey of Estates & Trusts (EPL 405)

Tax and Employee Benefits Research (EB 333/TX 333)

Trademark Law & Practice (IP 403)

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*LLM courses may require additional approvals for JD credit. Applicants should consult with their home institutions before applying. Specific courses may only be available during specific times.

**These courses are being offered for the first time.