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Graduate Admission

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Advance What Matters Most to You

Graduate students at Pepperdine University earn advanced and professional degrees in individualized learning environments that focus on both personal and professional goals.

Our graduate programs include master's, doctoral, and joint degrees, as well as specialized certifications. Areas of study include law, education, psychology, public policy, and business. Through Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences, graduates can pursue a master's degree in American studies, divinity, and more.

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

Graduate Admission School of Law

Pepperdine University Caruso School of Law

Earn a juris doctor (JD), master of laws (LLM), master of dispute resolution (MDR), master of legal studies (MLS), a joint degree with Pepperdine's schools for business and public policy, or a specialized certificate for practicing professionals.

Caruso School of Law Admissions and Aid 

Graduate Admission to Business School

Graziadio Business School

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

Graziadio School Admission and Aid

Graduate Admission Education and Psychology

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 Admission and Aid

Graduate Admission School of Public Policy

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 Caruso School of Law. Classes meet at Pepperdine's Malibu campus.

School of Public Policy Admission and Aid

Graduate Admission Seaver College

Seaver College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences

Seaver College has superior master's degree programs in areas such as American studies, divinity, religion, and writing. Seaver College also offers a nutritional science certificate program.

Seaver College Admission and Aid

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International Students

Pepperdine's Office of International Students (OISS) helps with a range of services, including admission requirements, immigration support, and student orientations.

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Tuition, Cost and Financial Assistance

Pepperdine University's undergraduate and graduate programs each have unique assistance options that makeĀ an exceptional education possible for a diverse group of students.

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Veterans Information

Pepperdine offers guidance in the admissions process and unique financial assistance options that are tailored to meet the needs of those who have served our nation.