Juris Doctor (J.D.)

Juris Doctor (J.D.)


The purpose of the Juris Doctor program is to prepare its students to think, analyze, and communicate through the analytical grid of a comprehensive Christian worldview. In so doing, the program aspires to produce graduates who are clear thinkers, skilled legal practitioners, and morally responsible leaders of society.

Program Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:


  • Knowledge and understanding of the law and the American legal system.
  • Competency in written and oral communication.
  • Competent skill in legal analysis, reasoning, and problem-solving.
  • Professionalism and a commitment to the principles of professional responsibility.
  • Knowledge of the importance of service to the profession and to the community at large.

Program Specific Admission Requirements

Admission to the Juris Doctor program at Liberty University School of Law is explained under separate cover in the law school’s viewbook, which can be requested through law@liberty.edu and is also located online on the Law School Admissions web page.

Delivery Format: Residential Only

  • Lawyer
  • Advocacy lawyer
  • Family and Juvenile lawyer
  • Judge Advocate 
  • Judicial Clerk
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