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Graduate Programs

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Take your career to the next level at Pepperdine.

Our comprehensive, high quality programs in business, law, education, psychology, and public policy are recognized as among the best in higher education. Our distinguished faculty members are renowned leaders in their fields. For our students' convenience, we offer classes at multiple times and locations.

Learn more about how Pepperdine can help you reach your professional goals.


Each of Pepperdine's five schools has unique application deadlines, policies, and financial aid options for graduate students:

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Pepperdine University School of Law

Earn a Juris Doctor (JD), Master of Laws (LLM), Master of Dispute Resolution (MDR), a joint degree with Pepperdine's schools for business and public policy, or a specialized certificate for practicing professionals.

School of Law Degrees and Programs

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Graziadio School of Business and Management

Pepperdine's business school offers full- and part-time degree programs, as well as executive education. Classes meet at campus locations in northern and southern California, as well as online.

Graziadio Business School Programs

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Graduate School of Education and Psychology

GSEP offers master's and doctoral degree programs in education and psychology, as well as continuing education and workshops for practicing professionals. Classes meet at multiple locations throughout southern California and online.

GSEP Degrees and Programs

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School of Public Policy

The School of Public Policy at Pepperdine offers a Master of Public Policy (MPP) and joint degree programs in conjunction with the Graziadio School and the School of Law. Classes meet at Pepperdine's Malibu campus.

School of Public Policy Academics

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Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences

Seaver College has superior master's degree programs in areas such as Accounting, American Studies, Communication, Media Production, Divinity, Ministry, Religion, and Writing. Seaver College also offers a Nutritional Science certificate program.

Seaver College Graduate Programs