Master of Arts in Psychology | Pepperdine University | Graduate School of Education and Psychology

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Social Understanding. Scientific Analysis.

This program is designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of the principles of psychology. Within a strong clinical framework, the program offers theoretical and practical learning in a supportive environment, preparing individuals for a host of professional endeavors.

Program Overview

Program Length / Units

1.5-2 years / 36-48 units

Unit Cost


Start Terms

Fall, Spring, Summer

Campus Locations

West Los Angeles, Irvine, Encino

The Master of Arts in Psychology program can serve as your gateway into the human services field or as a stepping stone into a doctoral program. Gain a theoretical and practical understanding of the principles of psychology within the framework of a strong clinical emphasis. Courses present various aspects of the art and science of psychology as it is applied to the understanding of human behavior and to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and emotional problems.

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Program Benefits

  • Nationally recognized faculty who bring strong clinical experience into the classroom
  • A values-based curriculum that focuses on personal, as well as professional growth
  • Opportunities to gain real-world experience through on-campus clinics and community partnerships
  • Small classes to encourage a supportive environment
  • Convenient class schedules offered on weeknights and occasional weekends