Paul L. Caron

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Purdue, Two Other Online Law Schools Receive California Accreditation

Press Release, 'Watershed Moment': Purdue Global Concord Law School Fully Accredited by State Bar of California:

Purdue Concord Law (2020)Concord Law School at Purdue University Global was granted full accreditation by the State Bar of California.

“Being fully accredited provides us additional credibility and recognition,” said Pritikin, dean of Concord Law School. “It acknowledges that we can meet all the educational objectives of a regulator. Concord’s mission since its inception over 20 years ago was to make high-quality legal education affordable and accessible by delivering it fully online. I am thrilled that the State Bar of California has recognized that quality.”

ABA Journal, 3 Online Law Schools Get State Accreditation:

On Friday, California accreditation was given to three online law schools—the Concord Law School at Purdue University Global, the Northwestern California University School of Law and the St. Francis Law School. Two other online schools, the California School of Law and the California Desert Trial Academy, are in the process of completing applications for state accreditation, and several schools with state accreditation have added flex programs that can be completed online, the State Bar of California told the ABA Journal in an email.

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