GSEP At a Glance | Pepperdine University | Graduate School of Education and Psychology

GSEP At a Glance

The GSEP Story

The Pepperdine University Graduate School of Education and Psychology is part of a pioneering tradition. We value academic excellence, innovative leadership and work that serves the greater good.

View of the Malibu campus - Pepperdine GSEP


Pepperdine University
Founded in 1937

West Los Angeles Graduate Campus - Pepperdine GSEP

School of Education
Founded in 1971

School of Psychology
Founded in 1981

The first to offer...

Master's degree in Social Entrepreneurship and Change

Master's degree in education with teaching credential - Pepperdine GSEP

Accredited degree program in learning technologies in California - Pepperdine GSEP

 

A Model for Success

GSEP students prepare to make a difference through practicums, internships, and state-of-the-art on-campus clinics - experiential learning to a higher degree.

A student smiles - Pepperdine GSEP

GSEP Hands-On Learning by the Numbers - 2014:

44,000 hours of psychotherapy provided - Pepperdine GSEP

220 students volunteered at public and community mental health agencies - Pepperdine GSEP

86 psychology practicum and intern sites - Pepperdine GSEP

Nine awards supporting research projects - Pepperdine GSEP

Four clinics serve over 1,100 people each year - Pepperdine GSEP

83 percent first-time pass rate on LMFT written exam - Pepperdine GSEP

 

Our Programs

GSEP offers 6 master's programs, 4 doctoral programs, and continuing education programs for working professionals.

Number one doctor of education in organizational leadership (EDOL) - Pepperdine GSEP

Number 11 best master's in elementary education - Pepperdine GSEP

Number 22 top psychology schools based on student reviews - Pepperdine GSEP

Top 45 best colleges for online learning - Pepperdine GSEP

 

Locations

West Los Angeles Graduate Campus building - Pepperdine GSEP

Access an exceptional education at multiple campuses throughout Southern California, as well as online.

 

Five GSEP locations throughout Southern California - Pepperdine GSEP

 

Faculty

At GSEP, students interact with faculty who are scholars with professional experience in their fields.

 

GSEP students smile in classroom - Pepperdine GSEP

12 to 1 student-faculty ratio - Pepperdine GSEP

 

Diversity

A chart of ethnic diversity at GSEP - Pepperdine GSEP

Diverse students photographed outside - Pepperdine GSEP

Through programs, scholarships, and outreach, GSEP advocates for multicultural proficiency. Our student body reflects the diversity of the global community we serve.

 

Affordability

A smiling woman - Pepperdine GSEP

GSEP makes a higher degree possible for those ready to make a positive impact on the world.

Over 75 percent of GSEP students receive financial aid - Pepperdine GSEP

 

Alumni

GSEP makes sure you stay connected. Our alumni network of over 20,000 is part of a greater network of over 97,000 at Pepperdine University. Our reach is local, national, and international.

Alumni throw caps in the air after commencement ceremony - Pepperdine GSEP