"Pepperdine endeavors to evolve our programs to match a changing world. With these innovative new online programs, we provide access to a Pepperdine education to more people regardless of geography, furthering our university's mission to be a global, Christian university dedicated to preparing our graduates to be servant-minded leaders throughout the world," said
"Pepperdine's entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to lead change in offering new forms of education will make this a winning partnership," said
Law@Pepperdine will be the first MLS program offered by Pepperdine Law, an
Psychology@Pepperdine will offer a suite of degrees designed to provide students with a thorough understanding of the principles of psychology and to prepare them for professional endeavors in fields of psychology.
Both Law@Pepperdine and Psychology@Pepperdine will mirror the high quality and rigorous standards of the school's on-campus programs. The online programs will feature live, face-to-face online classes in an intimate seminar-style setting and engaging, interactive course content created by Pepperdine faculty and delivered through the 2U Platform. Both programs will also feature traditional, in-person immersive experiences on Pepperdine's campus along with applied learning experiences.
Law@Pepperdine and Psychology@Pepperdine are expected to launch fall 2017.
Founded in 1937,
2U partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world's best online degree programs so students everywhere can reach their full potential. Our Platform, a fusion of cloud-based software-as-a-service technology and technology-enabled services, provides schools with the comprehensive operating infrastructure they need to attract, enroll, educate, support, and graduate students globally. Blending live face-to-face classes, dynamic course content, and real-world learning experiences, 2U's No Back Row® approach ensures that every qualified student can experience the highest quality university education for the most successful outcome. To learn more, visit 2U.com.
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