Free Online Law Courses from Top Universities

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Free online law courses are offered by the University of California, Berkeley, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and Open University. Courses can be accessed at any time.
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Free Law Courses

Free law courses are available online from the University of California, Berkeley, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Courses can be accessed online via the school's website or even from YouTube.

University of California, Berkeley

UC Berkeley provides interested students with the chance to learn about law for free online. Courses are available as video lectures.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

MIT provides students with the opportunity to learn about law for free online. Course topics include the Supreme Court, Congress, and copyright law.

Open University

Open University offers many online courses for free on the subject of law. Take a look at this list below.

Free Online Law Courses At a Glance

Course & School Program Level Format Assignments Quizzes & Exams Downloadable
Law 272.3 - Climate Change and the Law course from UC Berkeley Undergraduate Video lectures No No Yes
Law 271.71 - International Environmental Law course from UC Berkeley Undergraduate Video lectures No No Yes
Introduction to Copyright Law course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/video lectures Yes No Yes
Law and Society course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/lecture notes/study materials Yes No Yes
Congress and the American Political System I course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/lecture notes/projects Yes Yes Yes
The Supreme Court, Civil Liberties and Civil Rights course from MIT Undergraduate Texts/discussion notes Yes Yes Yes
Congress and the American Political System II course from MIT Undergraduate/graduate Texts Yes No Yes
Parliament and the Law course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
Privacy Rights and the Law course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
Human Rights and Law course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
Europe and the Law course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
Making and Using Rules course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
Judges and the Law course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
An Introduction to Law in Contemporary Scotland course from Open University Beginner Text Yes No Yes
Company Law in Context course from Open University Beginner Text/audio/video No No Yes

Popular Schools

  • Online Programs Available
    1. Kaplan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master: Legal Studies
      • Master: Criminal Justice
    Bachelor's
      • Undergraduate in Legal Studies
      • Bachelor: Criminal Justice
    Associate's
      • AAS in Legal Support and Services
      • Associate: Criminal Justice
    Certificate
      • Postbaccalaureate Certificate - Pathway to Paralegal
  • Online Programs Available
    2. American InterContinental University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor or Science - Criminal Justice: Corrections and Case Management
      • Bachelor or Science - Criminal Justice: Generalist
      • Bachelor or Science - Criminal Justice: Homeland Security and Crisis Management
    Associate's
      • Associate of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Keiser University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • B.A. - Legal Studies
      • B.A. - Criminal Justice
    Associate's
      • Associate of Arts - Criminal Justice
      • Associate of Arts - Paralegal
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
      • Master of Public Administration - Government and Policy
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Colorado Technical University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor - Management - Criminal Justice
      • Doctorate: Management - Homeland Security
    Master's
      • M.S. - Criminal Justice
      • Master: Management - Homeland Security
    Bachelor's
      • BS - Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Lewis University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Indiana Wesleyan University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Public Administration - Criminal Justice
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. Criminal Justice
      • B.S. General Studies - Criminal Justice
    Associate's
      • A.S. Criminal Justice
      • A.S. General Studies - Criminal Justice
    Certificate
      • Undergraduate Certificate - Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    8. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership - Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Saint Joseph's University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Criminal Justice - Intelligence & Crime Analysis Track
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Penn Foster High School

    Program Options

    High School Diploma
      • Penn Foster High School with Early College Courses
      • HS Diploma

Featured Schools

The schools and programs listed below are popular educational options, and tuition varies based on program and location

Kaplan University

  • Master: Legal Studies
  • Undergraduate in Legal Studies
  • AAS in Legal Support and Services
  • Postbaccalaureate Certificate - Pathway to Paralegal

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American InterContinental University

  • Bachelor or Science - Criminal Justice: Corrections and Case Management
  • Bachelor or Science - Criminal Justice: Generalist
  • Associate of Science in Criminal Justice

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Keiser University

  • B.A. - Legal Studies
  • B.A. - Criminal Justice
  • Associate of Arts - Criminal Justice
  • Associate of Arts - Paralegal

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Grand Canyon University

  • MS in Criminal Justice: Legal Studies
  • Master of Public Administration - Government and Policy

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Colorado Technical University

  • Doctor - Management - Criminal Justice
  • M.S. - Criminal Justice
  • BS - Criminal Justice

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Lewis University

  • MS in Criminal Justice

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Indiana Wesleyan University

  • Master of Public Administration - Criminal Justice
  • B.S. Criminal Justice
  • A.S. Criminal Justice
  • Undergraduate Certificate - Criminal Justice

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Northcentral University

  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership - Criminal Justice

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