Earn Your Psychology Master's
Online and Help Those in Your
Community

Pepperdine’s online psychology programs provide students with a thorough understanding of the principles of psychology in an intimate and supportive learning environment. Our programs are designed to meet the highest standards of academic excellence and focus on strengthening students for lives of purpose, service, and leadership.

Our Online Programs

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy

Designed for aspiring licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT) or licensed professional clinical counselors (LPCC), this program prepares students to work directly with individuals, couples, and families in need of therapeutic services. Our placement team assists you in finding a location for your field placement where you’ll gain hands-on experience working with individuals, families, and couples.

Master of Arts in Psychology

The program will expose you to essential psychological theory and practice through online classes and course work. This program provides students with a broad understanding of human behavior and the fundamental principles of the psychology field.

Master of Science in Behavioral Psychology

Featuring online course work and in-person field experiences, this program prepares students with the necessary skills to improve behaviors of individuals diagnosed with impairments such as autism, developmental disabilities, or traumatic brain injury (TBI). Our placement team assists you in finding a location for your field placement where you’ll apply behavioral concepts to real-world situations.

Why Earn Your Degree Online with Pepperdine?

  • Work with a diverse faculty and student body that values your individual perspective to foster a community of academic excellence, social purpose, meaningful service, and personal fulfillment.
  • Experience an online curriculum designed and taught by Pepperdine faculty.
  • Participate in live, interactive classes with a 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio and course work accessible 24/7 via both desktop and mobile devices.
  • Enjoy a complimentary WeWork membership that gives you access to more than 240 workspaces around the globe.

Please fill out the brief form above to receive more information about these programs from our admissions team.

Pursue Your Psychology Master’s Online with Pepperdine University

The Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP) at Pepperdine University offers three online master’s degree programs. Each program focuses on a specific area of psychology, bringing you more options to advance your career and directly affect the lives of those in your community.

Pepperdine’s GSEP online programs include:

The Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) — Focus on current applied methods of psychotherapy through a practice-based course of study focused on clinical applications.
The Master of Arts in Psychology — Develop a broad understanding of human behavior and the fundamental principles of the psychology field.
The Master of Science in Behavioral Psychology — Learn analysis techniques to recognize, assess, and treat human behaviors.

Why Earn Your Degree Online with Pepperdine?

Whichever program you choose, you will learn from and contribute to a diverse community that works to foster academic excellence, social purpose, meaningful service, and personal fulfillment.

  • The online curriculum for each of the three programs is developed and taught by Pepperdine’s own expert faculty.
  • Classes have a 12:1 student-to-teacher ratio, enabling our professors to connect with students and give each one the necessary amount of time to learn and ask questions.
  • Our placement specialists assist you in locating practicum sites for both the MFT and behavioral psychology programs where you’ll gain hands-on experience working with real clients.
  • The online campus features live, face-to-face classes and engaging tools that promote networking and collaboration, such as small-group breakout sessions and document sharing.
  • A complimentary WeWork membership gives you access to more than 240 workspaces around the globe to complete course work and network with other students in your area.

Please fill out the brief form above to receive more information about these programs from our admissions team.