Terms: Fall, Spring
Length: 20 months
Location(s): Online, West LA
Format: 100% Online or Hybrid
Our MS in Organizational Leadership and Learning program is intended for individuals seeking to lead learning and talent development in private and public organizations, private education, not-for-profits, NGOs, healthcare, faith-based, and occupational education.
Relevant and emerging fields with strong employment growth potential and attractive salaries.
Offered in an online hybrid format with one face-to-face weekend in Los Angeles per term.
Robust online modules featuring engaging synchronous and asynchronous learning experiences.
Present your work at national and global conferences with faculty support and coaching.
Students may receive up to 9 hours of credit toward the pursuit of a doctoral degree with the School of Education.
An equitable admission process that considers your ability and commitment to succeed rather than scores on standardized tests.
New cohorts begin every September and January.
Most courses are completed 100% online with synchronous and asynchronous sessions.
One Saturday/Sunday weekend of classes each term with the flexibility to participate online or in-person, in addition to synchronous course meetings throughout the term.
Initial Welcome Immersion Experience Saturday/Sunday, on-campus in West LA and Malibu at the beginning of the first term is strongly recommended but not required.
The online format is convenient for working professionals and full-time students featuring robust online modules and engaging synchronous and asynchronous learning.
The weekend Immersion experience is an opportunity to engage in meaningful community-building with peers and program leaders on the West Los Angeles campus at the beginning of the first term. Although it is optional, this in-person component is highly recommended as it adds a personalized/hands-on approach, relational interaction with your cohort, and increased learning quality.
Cohort model designed to build upon leadership skills, support, and lifelong relationships with colleagues.
As one of Pepperdine's progressive degree programs, students may earn credit towards a doctorate while concurrently completing this master's degree. Up to 9 hours of credit may be applied to a doctoral degree within the School of Education, enabling candidates to reduce costs and save time to complete both degrees.
Shared foundational courses provide the option to change your course of study to one of three other MS programs in Learning Design and Technology, Leadership in Pre K-12 Education, or Leadership in Higher Education.