Two Juris Doctor Degrees to
Bring Your Career Goals to Life

Looking for an online Juris Doctor program that will give you the knowledge and skills necessary for you to become a licensed California attorney? 

LIMITED TIME TUITION DISCOUNT: New first year (1L) students can receive $500.00 off their first year of tuition. Students must enroll in one the the three upcoming start dates: July 11th, August 8th, or September 12, 2022. The Enrollment Commitment Fee must be paid by August 1, 2022. Cannot be applied with any other discounts. 

Since 1984, Taft University System has offered high quality distance learning Juris Doctor programs. We offer two different tracks, suited for different educational and career goals.

Attorney Track
Executive Track
  • Designed to prepare you to sit for the California bar exam.

  • Becoming a licensed California attorney also allows you to practice law in certain federal practice areas, such as tax law and immigration law.

  • Complete your online degree in four years.

  • Great for those working in risk managementreal estatehealth care, sports management, and more!

  • Gain legal knowledge and skills to grow your career, even without plans to take the California bar exam.

  • Complete your online degree in three years.

The Taft University System is institutionally accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). In addition, Taft Law School is recognized by the California Bar Association and is an institutional member of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AARAO). 



Both Juris Doctor programs offer tuition costs of $365 per unit with the option of an interest-free payment plan. In addition, Federal Financial Aid is available for those  in the telecommunications learning modality who qualify.


For decades, we've offered quality distance learning programs, making graduate degrees accessible for working professionals. We believe education should be accessible as well as a way to grow your career.

Upcoming Start Dates

Directed Study: 

September 12th

Independent Study: 

July 11th and August 8th

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Choose Your Learning Modality

Students enrolling in our Juris Doctor programs are able to choose between two distinct learning modalities: Directed Study or Independent Study.

Directed Study
Independent Study
  • Study with a cohort of online students at the same point in the program as you.

  • Weekly interaction with other online students and your faculty.

  • Choose between an interest-free payment plan or Federal financial aid (if you qualify)

  • Monthly start dates so you can begin your program as soon as you're ready.

  • Self-paced study schedule with no required login times.

  • An interest free payment plan is available but not federal financial aid.

Interested in Earning Your Juris Doctor Degree with Us?