Pepperdine MA in Clinical Psychology | Online

Prepare for a rewarding career as a licensed professional counselor (LPC) with Pepperdine University’s diverse and collaborative community.
  • Prepare for Licensure — Our program provides all academic requirements needed to sit for LPC licensure in various states.1
  • Help Others Thrive — Gain the skills to empower and support individuals, families, and groups.
  • No GRE Necessary — The GRE or other test scores are not required to apply.

Join Our Service-Focused and Passionate Community

Ranked #3

Best Online College for ROI by Online U2


Hours of psychotherapy provided3


Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology alumni3

Become an Effective and Understanding Counselor

Pepperdine’s online Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology program offers a path for professional counseling licensure so you can help couples and families live happier, healthier lives. As an OnlinePsychology@Pepperdine student, you will receive personalized support for your academic development as well as personal and professional growth.

  • Graduate in as few as 27 months.
  • Complete four terms of clinical training.
  • Examine socioeconomics and multiculturalism in counseling.

The online clinical psychology curriculum is identical to the on-campus program’s curriculum. As a student, you will become well versed in current, applied methods of psychotherapy through interactive course work, discussion-based classes, and hands-on training at a clinical setting near your community. Our faculty—who are active practitioners in the field—will serve as knowledgeable mentors who support your success throughout the program.

Take the first step toward pursuing counseling licensure today.

1Graduates of the program will have met the academic requirements needed to sit for LPC licensure exams in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference
2OnlineU, 2020 Best Online Master’s in Counseling Degrees, retrieved from (visited September 2020)arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference
3Total alumni and hours of psychotherapy provided by students are inclusive of students and graduates of online and on-campus programs.arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference