The John F. Kennedy University School of Law offers an online program leading to the Juris Doctor (JD) degree. The program is designed to meet the individual needs of the student in the most supportive environment possible.
Students at the JFK School of Law have a rich diversity of backgrounds and life experiences. Some are recently out of undergraduate studies while others are from professions and occupations. Our students range in age from their early 20s to their 60s.
The JFK School of Law is committed to the highest quality of legal education. Students receive a thorough grounding in substantive law and in the practical skills necessary to become competent practitioners. No effort is stinted to develop the principles and proficiency in legal analysis, writing, research, and advocacy. In addition, we encourage all students to pursue internships and clinical programs in order to experience practical application of the substantive law and to develop valuable relationships with the legal community.
As part of the law school's mission statement, the School of Law advocates the participation of the lawyer in public service. Our clinical programs introduce the student to the valuable work lawyers play in improving the lives of the disadvantaged. All students are required to complete a minimum of 60-hours of public interest legal work.