Explore the Online Master's Degree Programs from Pepperdine Law

Start Classes in January

Explore the Online Master's Degree Programs from Pepperdine Law

Start Classes in January

Program Options

Master of Legal Studies

This program, designed for nonlawyers who need a solid foundation in law, helps students better execute their law-related responsibilities and become more influential at work.

Explore the online Master of Legal Studies.

Master of Dispute Resolution

This program prepares students across industries to become more effective leaders by learning to negotiate complex transactions and resolve conflicts in the workplace.

Explore the online Master Dispute Resolution.

Which Degree Is Right for You?

Pepperdine Law’s online Master of Legal Studies and Master of Dispute Resolution programs both educate working professionals in different industries to more effectively address conflicts and legal issues that affect their organizations. However, they provide different skill sets and career outcomes for graduates.

Compare these two master’s programs to discover which one better suits your career goals.


Pepperdine Law Admissions

The admissions team invites motivated candidates who value community and personal responsibility to apply to our online programs. The next student cohort begins in September. Review the admissions deadlines for upcoming cohorts.

Application Requirements

See what application materials are needed to apply to our online programs.

Webinars & Online Events

Register for the next workshop or information session hosted by our admissions counselors.

On-Campus Programs

Interested in earning your master’s degree through one of our traditional on-campus law programs? Learn more about our additional programs with flexible scheduling at our Malibu or West Los Angeles campuses.

Accomplished, Accessible Faculty

Pepperdine Law faculty are published scholars, legal experts, and mentors. Online classes are designed and led by the same faculty who teach on campus, and our professors are deeply committed to developing each student’s understanding of how to apply legal principles and conflict resolution techniques at work. Our faculty is ranked among the top 10 best law school professors in the nation by The Princeton Review (2018).

Accomplished, Accessible Faculty

Pepperdine Law faculty are published scholars, legal experts, and mentors. Online classes are taught by the same faculty who teach on campus, and our professors are deeply committed to developing each student’s understanding of how to apply legal principles and conflict resolution techniques at work. Our faculty is ranked among the top 10 best law school professors in the nation by The Princeton Review (2018).

The Pepperdine Law Online Experience

Our programs are designed to provide hands-on legal training that students can translate to the real world. Pepperdine Law was ranked number five in the country by National Juristfor practical training in 2017.

Ready to Get Started?

To download an informational brochure about Pepperdine Law’s online master's degree programs, request information today.

Ready to Get Started?

To download an informational brochure about Pepperdine Law’s online master's degree programs, request information today.