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EdD in Organizational Leadership FAQs

 What is the next step?

Our enrollment process is quick and easy. The first step is to fill out and submit a short online application for admission, which usually takes less than 15 minutes. We encourage prospective apply as soon as possible to save your seat in the cohort and campus of your choice.

 What education requirements do I need to have to apply to this program?

Applicants to this program are required to have a bachelor's degree and a master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Please visit our Admissions page for a full list of admission requirements.

 How long is the program?

The EdD in Organizational Leadership and Learning program is designed to be completed in 3 years / 51 + 2 units per term for dissertation. 

 What is the required GPA?

There is no minimum GPA requirement for this degree program. A GPA of 3.0 or above is preferred.

 When are classes held?

A combination of synchronous (live, real-time) and asynchronous (your own time) coursework occurs each week.

 What is the maximum amount of time allowed for program completion?

Pepperdine University's Graduate School of Education and Psychology allows a maximum of seven years for completion of a master's degree program should you need to take a leave of absence during any time in your program and are not able to complete within the standard 20 months for this program.

 I am an international applicant. What additional admission requirements do I need to submit?

Please visit our Admissions Requirements page for a full list.

 Is this program authorized in my state?