Popularity of Online Law Schools is Growing
As online law schools become popular, you may look back on how law school always seems to require a physical presence. Most of us are familiar with the stereotype of the overly exhausted law student falling asleep standing up or during meals due to study exhaustion and sleep deprivation, along with attending class hoping to be the perfect student, making straight A’s, and graduating at the top of their class. If this was you at one time in life, or if you are kind of hoping to get accepted into that lifestyle soon, finding out that you can experience it online from the convenience of your own home may seem too good to be true—along with setting the alarm for whatever time you would like.
In some cases, like at California Desert Trial Academy College of Law, you are even able to take classes in ‘real time,’ or if necessary, watch recordings later (or enjoy them when going over the finer points of a lecture again, as often as you want). Physical classroom courses may be offered on campus too, such as CDTA’s Saturday Enrichment Program, which is considered a major part of success for students, offering a focus on legal essay writing and consequent simulated exam for the bar.
And while online schools are often unaccredited, this is still a great way to earn your Juris Doctor (JD) degree with enormous flexibility over the traditional law school where you must in many cases pay for housing or a daily commute back and worth, worry about child care if you already have a family, and all that accompanies attending a campus on a more rigorous schedule. You may also be juggling a job or busy first career along with getting your law degree online and being able to so on your own time means that such an education is possible as you set your own schedule.
Attending a law school online is of course even more beneficial for California residents and/or individuals who plan to practice in the state of California, as it is the only state offering the bar exam to online or non-ABA-accredited law school graduates. Online degrees usually take four years, and there is a required course list just as there is with conventional law schools.
Are you interested in becoming a trial lawyer through distance learning? Our mission at CDTA College of Law is to educate, train, and develop extraordinary legal advocates. Your legal education will be comprised of bar-tested academic subjects, skills training, and values reinforcement. Upon completion of your four-year course of study you will be fully qualified to take and pass the California Bar examination. Call us today at (760) 342-0900 or find out more online here.