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Online Application Deadlines

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

  • To be considered for a $4000 scholarship apply by January 7, 2019.*
  • Final Application Deadline: February 1, 2019

Class Start for each Term

  • Fall classes begin in September.


*Cannot be combined with Colleague's Grant.

Admission Requirements:

For the daytime format, a bachelor's degree in psychology is preferred. However, qualified applicants who possess a bachelor's degree in a related academic field (e.g. sociology, social work, child and family development) may also be considered. 

In an effort to process your application quickly, we recommend you send your materials electronically.

If an institution does not offer electronic transcripts, hard copy transcripts are acceptable.

Mail these materials to:
GSEP Admissions
6100 Center Dr. 5th Fl.
Los Angeles, CA 90045

For questions, contact senior program administrator Andrea Lipnicki at (310) 506-4608.

To apply for this program, please submit:

    1. Your application for admission with a nonrefundable processing fee.
    2. Official student transcripts from the accredited colleges or universities that awarded your baccalaureate degree via one of the following approved companies:
      • National Student Clearinghouse
      • Parchment
      • eSCRIP-SAFE
      • Please request all transcripts to be sent to gsep-admissions@pepperdine.edu.
      • If you have any questions regarding transcript processing please contact us as 310-506-4608 or andrea.lipnicki@pepperdine.edu. 
    3. Two professional recommendations from individuals familiar with your academic and professional competencies using this Recommendation Form. Your recommenders should email the completed forms to gsep-admissions@pepperdine.edu.
    4. A 2-5 page Statement of Purpose describing your previous training and experience, current interests, future professional goals, and reasons for applying to the program, emailed to gsep-admissions@pepperdine.edu.
    5. Scores from the Graduate Record Examination (General Test), taken within the last five years. For more information about testing, please click here.
    6. BA or BS degree in psychology (or closely related field)
    7. (Optional) If you're seeking an exception to our TOEFL test requirement, please fill out this Exception Request Form and email it to gsep-admissions@pepperdine.edu.


If you have any questions regarding the application requirements, please contact the Enrollment Services Office at gsep-recruitment@pepperdine.edu or 310.258.2850.