36 months
37885 USD/year
37885 USD/year
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This Juris Doctor - Criminal Justice concentration at Liberty University offers a comprehensive curriculum and summer externships. You also have the opportunity to participate in clinical programs and the Criminal Law Society. Moreover, you will benefit from Liberty Law’s nationally recognized faculty and the experience they bring to this area of law. 

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Prepare for a career in criminal law as a prosecutor, criminal defense attorney, or public defender with a Certificate of Concentration in Criminal Justice. 


To earn the Certificate of Juris Doctor - Criminal Justice concentration at Liberty University  , a student must complete the following courses with a grade of B- or higher:

  • Criminal Law
  • Criminal Procedure
  • Evidence
  • Advanced Criminal Procedure

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Child Abuse and the Law
  • Criminal Law Externship (can only be used once)
  • Federal Jurisdiction
  • Prosecution Clinic (can only be used once)
  • Virginia Criminal Procedure

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be admitted to Liberty’s J.D. program, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree from an institution that is accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the Department of Education. 
  • One letter of recommendation is required, addressing your academic performance and abilities, preferably from a faculty advisor or professor in your major field of study. If you have been out of school for several years or have served in the military, a letter from an employer or commanding officer is appropriate.
  • Applicants are encouraged to submit a current résumé with the Application for Admission form. Your résumé should include your work experience, honors, awards, extracurricular activity, and community service.

Tuition Fee

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    37885 USD/year
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    37885 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 37885 USD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 USD /month
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