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. Purdue University Global

    Program Options

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

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Master of Laws (LL.M.)
      • M.A. in Law
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. in Paralegal Studies
      • B.A. in Government - Pre-Law
      • B.A. in Leadership Studies - Government
      • B.A. in Leadership Studies - Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    3. Northcentral University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • Doctor of Criminal Justice
      • Doctor of Criminal Justice - Policing
      • Doctor of Criminal Justice - White Collar Crime
    Master's
      • Master of Legal Studies
      • MS - Organizational Leadership: Criminal Justice
      • MPA - Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    4. Walden University

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BS in Criminal Justice - Advanced Topics Criminal Justice AIM
      • BS in Criminal Justice - Self-Designed
      • BS in Psychology - Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    5. Columbia Southern University

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • AS - Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    6. Florida Tech

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • BA in Criminal Justice
    Associate's
      • AA in Criminal Justice
  • Online Programs Available
    7. Liberty University

    Program Options

    Doctorate
      • LLM: International Legal Studies
      • PHD: Education: Educational Law
    Master's
      • MBA: American Legal Studies
      • JM: American Legal Studies
      • JM: Compliance
      • MBA: International Legal Studies
      • MS: National Security
      • MS: National Security: Homeland Security
    Bachelor's
      • BS: Law and Policy: Pre-Law
      • BS: Criminal Justice: Strategic Intelligence
      • BS: Government: National Security
      • BS: Criminal Justice
    Associate's
      • AA: Criminal Justice
  • Campus and Online Programs
    8. Baker College

    Program Options

    Bachelor's
      • Criminal Justice
      • Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Academy (Police)
    Associate's
      • Criminal Justice - AD
      • Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Academy (Police) - AD
  • Online Programs Available
    9. Colorado Christian University

    Program Options

    Master's
      • Criminal Justice, M.S.
    Bachelor's
      • B.S. Applied Psychology: Criminal Justice
    Associate's
      • Criminal Justice, A.S.
  • Online Programs Available
    10. Bryant & Stratton College

    Program Options

    Associate's
      • AS - Paralegal Studies
      • AS - Criminal Justice
    Certificate
      • Criminal Justice and Security Services Diploma

Featured Schools

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

Purdue University Global

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

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Regent University

  • Master of Laws (LL.M.)
  • M.A. in Law
  • B.S. in Paralegal Studies
  • B.A. in Government - Pre-Law

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Northcentral University

  • Doctor of Criminal Justice
  • Doctor of Criminal Justice - Policing
  • Master of Legal Studies
  • MS - Organizational Leadership: Criminal Justice

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Walden University

  • BS in Criminal Justice - Advanced Topics Criminal Justice AIM
  • BS in Criminal Justice - Self-Designed
  • BS in Psychology - Criminal Justice

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Columbia Southern University

  • AS - Criminal Justice

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Florida Tech

  • BA in Criminal Justice
  • AA in Criminal Justice

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Liberty University

  • LLM: International Legal Studies
  • MBA: American Legal Studies
  • BS: Law and Policy: Pre-Law
  • AA: Criminal Justice

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Baker College

  • Criminal Justice
  • Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Academy (Police)
  • Criminal Justice - AD
  • Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement Academy (Police) - AD

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