Legal Studies Online Degree Programs


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Undergraduate Legal Studies Degree and Certificate Programs

Graduate Legal Studies and Professional Law Degree Programs

  • Master of Science in Legal Studies

    Develop a better understanding of the law and legal principles that affect your career goals or interests. Enjoy small classes taught by industry professionals.

    • 55 Credits
    • $420 per Credit
    Financial Aid Options Available
  • Juris Doctor (Concord Law School)

    If your goal is to become a California-licensed attorney, consider Concord Law School's JD program. JD graduates meet the legal education requirement of the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California.

  • Executive Juris DoctorSM (Concord Law School)

    Consider Concord Law School's EJDSM program if you want the knowledge and skills of a lawyer, but not to practice law. Legal expertise can pave the way for leaders in health care, IT, business, finance, criminal justice, education, and other professions to make a much bigger impact.

  • Single Courses

    Certain courses are available to nondegree-seeking students. Upon successful completion of a course, you may transfer the credits earned toward a degree at Purdue Global if the course is part of the Purdue Global degree program.

    • Credits Vary
    • Cost per Credit Varies

Develop Legal Skills and Build Expertise

Taught by seasoned professionals, Purdue Global’s legal studies degree programs are designed to prepare students to seek rewarding careers in legal or policy-oriented fields. Curriculum is enhanced by select internship courses to build your resume while you receive college credit. This valuable experience can help set you apart in the job market.

With a bachelor’s degree, you can further develop legal knowledge through law degree programs offered by Concord Law School at Purdue University Global. Concord offers rigorous, rewarding online law degree programs, including the Juris Doctor (JD) and Executive Juris DoctorSM (EJDSM).

Take 3 Weeks and Get to Know Us

Experience a Purdue Global undergraduate program for an introductory 3-week period. There’s no financial obligation.

How Do I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates to give you flexibility in your education, life, and work schedules.

Can I Afford This?

Here are some of the ways we can help lower the cost of your tuition and help you graduate sooner.
  • Tuition Cap

    Save on Tuition With Purdue Global's Tuition Cap

    Pay a fixed amount for your undergraduate degree. Never owe more, even if you repeat a course. Available for select programs.

    How It Works

  • Military Tuition Reduction

    We Offer an Affordable Education for Military Students

    For undergraduate programs, tuition is reduced 55% per credit for current servicemembers and 38% per credit for veterans. Tuition reductions are also available for graduate programs and military spouses.

    Tuition Savings for Military

  • Financial Aid

    Learn How to Apply For and Receive Financial Aid

    Title IV federal financial aid is available for many of our degree programs. Get answers to common financial aid questions, learn about federal student aid, and get the facts about military Shopping Sheets.

    Financial Aid FAQ

  • Grants

    Determine Your Eligibility for Federal Grants

    Learn about federal financial grants and loan programs that may be available to Purdue Global students.

    Federal and State Grants

  • Transfer Credits

    Finish What You Started

    Earn credit for prior coursework completed at eligible institutions, including community colleges.

    Save Time and Money on Your Degree

  • Prior Work Experience

    Leverage Your Skills to Earn Your Degree Faster

    Discover pathways to earn undergraduate credit for your life and professional career experiences.

    Your Experience Counts

  • Prior Military Experience

    Graduate Sooner With Your Military Experience

    We offer college-level credit for ACE-evaluated military training and CLEP and DANTES examinations.

    Credit for Military Training

  • International Tuition Reduction

    We’re Committed to Providing an Affordable Path to Your Degree

    International students living outside of the United States are eligible for a 25% tuition reduction.

    International Tuition and Benefits

  • Corporate Partner Benefits

    Purdue Global, Your Employer, and You: a Great Partnership

    Employees of Purdue Global partner organizations may be eligible for special tuition reductions and could earn college credit for corporate training programs.

    Employee Savings and Benefits


*Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), 2018–2019 Total Degrees and Certificates Conferred, First Major, Legal Support Services, Based on total number of degrees and certificates granted by Purdue Global compared to other Title IV institutions.

Purdue Global cannot guarantee employment or career advancement. Paralegals are not lawyers and cannot practice law or give legal advice. Graduates are not authorized to practice law and will not be eligible to sit for any state’s bar examination. This program was not designed to meet any specific state’s requirements for licensure or certification, and Purdue Global makes no representations or warranties as to whether the degree or any individual courses meet such requirements. Refer to the University Catalog for additional information.