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
      • MSCJ: Law
      • Master: Legal Studies
      • Master: Criminal Justice
      • MSCJ: Global Issues in 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. Ashford University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS-Criminal Justice
    Bachelor's
      • B.A. - Social and Criminal Justice
      • BA/Real Estate Studies
      • B.A. - International Business
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Grand Canyon University

    Program Options

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

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Government - Law and Public Policy
      • Master of Arts in Law
      • Master of Arts in Law - Administration and Regulatory Law
      • Master of Arts in Law - General Legal Studies
      • Master of Arts in Law - Criminal Justice
    Bachelor's
      • Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies
      • Bachelor of Arts in Government - Pre-Law
      • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Government
      • Bachelor of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
      • Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies - Criminal Justice
      • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership - Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    6. University of the Rockies

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Psychology - Criminology and Justice Studies
    Master's
      • Master of Arts in Psychology - Criminology and Justice Studies
  • Online Programs Available
    7. 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
    8. 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
    9. Penn Foster Career School

    Program Options

    Certificate
      • Career Diploma: Paralegal
      • Career Diploma: Legal Secretary
      • Career Diploma - Legal Transcriptionist
      • Certificate - Advanced Paralegal Applications
      • Certificate - Real Estate, Wills and Estates for Paralegals
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Southern New Hampshire University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • MS in Criminal Justice
      • International MBA in Criminal Justice
      • MBA in Criminal Justice

Featured Schools

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

Kaplan University

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

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Ashford University

  • MS-Criminal Justice
  • B.A. - Social and Criminal Justice
  • BA/Real Estate Studies

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Grand Canyon University

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

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Regent University

  • Master of Arts in Government - Law and Public Policy
  • Master of Arts in Law
  • Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies
  • Bachelor of Arts in Government - Pre-Law

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Northcentral University

  • Master of Science in Organizational Leadership - Criminal Justice

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University of the Rockies

  • Doctor of Psychology - Criminology and Justice Studies
  • Master of Arts in Psychology - Criminology and Justice Studies

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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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Colorado Technical University

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

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