Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership

Take your career to the next level!

Fall Term

Take on a new leadership role in your industry with Pepperdine University’s Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership.

Specially designed for leaders in the higher education, business, healthcare, nonprofit, and government industries, this 48-unit program will give you the tools you need to affect change. A key feature of the program is learning best practices for how to motivate and work in teams, an invaluable skill coveted in professional environments.

Competitive edge

The program includes a trip to Washington, DC and an international destination where you’ll gain firsthand knowledge of national and international policy developments, adding to your professional credentials.


The program is offered in two formats, a traditional format at our West Los Angeles campus, or a global access format offered at both our Irvine and Los Angeles campuses. The traditional format offers evening classes, which allows you to work during the day. The global access format blends on-campus meetings two times per term and 40 percent online coursework, which allows you the flexibility to 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.