Online Program Is Helping Military Members And Spouses Get Law Degrees

From Okinawa to Germany and bases in the U.S., military spouses and active-duty troops are attending a law school in upstate New York, thanks to the first online program accredited by the American Bar Association.

“You just click on the link,” Veronica Edmonds, wife of an Army Specialist in Vilseck, Germany, said of how she attends class at Syracuse University’s College of Law.

Edmonds and Michaela Gonzalez, who is on Okinawa with her Army sergeant husband, said the time differences in Okinawa and Germany can sometimes be a problem when it comes to attending classes. But, she said, it’s worth the effort to pursuing dreams of a law degree despite frequent moves as military spouses.

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