Master of Science in Educational Administration

Earn your master's degree in ONE year!

Fall Term

Designed for working educators who want to transform their schools or workplaces, Pepperdine University’s Master of Science in Administration and Preliminary Administrative Services Credential gives you the tools to become a successful leader in today’s schools in one year.

You’ll gain the cross-functional skills to thrive as an administrator in a variety of diverse educational settings including public, charter, and private schools.

Competitive edge

School districts prefer hiring our graduates because of our comprehensive leadership coursework and field experience, which provides students with real-world opportunities. Also, you’ll be eligible for the California Tier 1 Preliminary Administrative Services Credential that qualifies you to be an administrator in K-12 schools.


The program is offered at our West Los Angeles campus. Evening classes allow you to work during the day, and a blend of 40 percent online coursework gives you greater flexibility.

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.