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Values-Based Leadership That Transforms

This program strengthens and develops leadership skills while preparing students to work in a wide range of settings. Individuals are equipped with the knowledge and ability to recognize, harness, and channel forces of change to transform organizations for optimal success and growth. 

Program Overview

Program Length / Units

3.5 years average / 48 units

Unit Cost

$1,410

Start Terms

Fall

Campus Locations

West Los Angeles, Irvine

Embodying the scholar-practitioner program, which blends theory with real-world experience, the EDOL program is ideal for current leaders looking for relevant skills to expand their career path. It is also designed for rising executives who would like a doctoral degree to advance academic and professional goals. Emphasizing a humanistic approach to leadership, management, and change,the program prepares individuals to be visionaries within their organizations. Graduate students begin and complete the program with a cohort of business and academic professionals from diverse fields. The cohort model enables students to build upon leadership skills while forging valuable relationships with colleagues.

Program Overview

Benefits

  • Two program formats: Traditional and Global Access (60 percent face-to-face/40 percent online) ideal for working professionals
  • Flexible classes which meet in the evenings and on occasional weekends
  • Small class sizes provide an environment for faculty mentorship and the building of lifelong peer relationships
  • A supportive learning environment and faculty with exemplary academic achievements and professional experience
  • Scholar-practitioner model integrating theory and best practices
  • National and global trips to provide a well-rounded perspective on leadership and policy
  • Pepperdine network connecting you to influential business leaders in the community