Quality academic standards and accreditation
Concord's professors from across the country bring their knowledge and experience to the classroom. Supplemental lecturers provide video lectures to the curriculum, while cooperating professors from ABA law schools author and teach courses.
Concord Law School is part of Kaplan University, which is regionally accredited. Concord is also nationally accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and Training Council (DETC).*
Concord is registered as a distance-learning law school with the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California. Registration with the Committee permits Concord JD graduates, who meet the regulatory requirements, to apply for admission to the State Bar of California.**
* DETC, 1601 18th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20009; 202-234-5100.
** Concord is not on the list of schools approved by the American Bar Association. The ABA Standards for the Approval of Law Schools currently do not allow for JD programs that are delivered fully or substantially online. Concord Law School is registered as a Distance Learning Law School with the Committee of Bar Examiners of the State Bar of California. Registration with the Committee permits Concord JD graduates, who meet the regulatory requirements, to apply for admission to the State Bar of California. Study at, or graduation from, this law school may not qualify a student to take the bar examination or satisfy the requirements for admission to practice in jurisdictions other than California. A student intending to seek admission to practice law in a jurisdiction other than California should contact the admitting authority in that jurisdiction for information regarding the legal education requirements in that jurisdiction for admission to the practice of law. Those rules and guidelines require certain disclosures to students and prospective students. Concord supports these requirements, which are listed here.