Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

Preparing school administrators for excellence in leadership!

Summer Term

As one of the most highly-respected programs of its kind among school leaders, Pepperdine University’s Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy is designed for dynamic educational administrators nationwide.

Boost your career credentials by using sophisticated methods of inquiry and analysis to address common issues confronting administrators in the pre-K, K-12, and adult education settings. This 48-unit, hybrid-learning program gives you the tools to become a leader in your field.

Competitive edge

You’ll apply your new skills and knowledge directly to your organization through a customized consulting project. As a result of this, graduates often receive raises, promotions, and even job offers.


The program is offered at our West Los Angeles graduate campus. Evening classes allow you to work during the day, and a blend of 40 percent online coursework lets you learn from your preferred location.

Transformational experience

Individual attention, world-class faculty expertise, small class sizes, and career guidance all contribute to positive changes in Pepperdine students' lives -- professionally, personally, and spiritually.

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Fall Term 2018 Final Deadline: August 6, 2018 11:59 PM PST

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GSEP At A Glance

Pepperdine Advantage

  • Learn: Earn a world class education from nationally-recognized experts with prestigious educational experience who will teach you how to apply theory to practice.
  • Train: Take advantage of our professional development training, small class sizes, and flexible class schedules to gain the skills your need to achieve your goals.
  • Succeed: The journey truly begins after school ends. Our dedicated career services department and extensive alumni network will make sure you always have the resources to chase success.