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36782 USD/year
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About

Those pursuing a Juris Doctor - Family and Juvenile Law concentration at Liberty University gain practical experience through externships with family law attorneys, prosecutors, and judges. Students also can receive training to become volunteers with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).

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Overview

Features

As a student in theJuris Doctor - Family and Juvenile Law concentration at Liberty University , you’ll be prepared to:

  • Defend children who find themselves in trouble with the law
  • Represent all parties involved in a divorce
  • Help place children in adoptive homes
  • Prosecute those who abuse children

You’ll not only learn the substantive law needed to represent these children and families, but you’ll get to explore these issues from a distinctively Christian perspective. We will teach you how to minister to hurting families and bring hope to those who often have no hope.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Family Law
  • Children and the Law Seminar
  • Adoption Law
  • Child Abuse and the Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Applications reviewed on a rolling basis.
  • Submit all application materials by April 1 for international applicants applying for a student visa.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Credits

90 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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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

  • International

    36782 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36782 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    36782 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36782 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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