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Graduate Programs

Joint Degree Programs

The Master of Science in Ministry with Certification in Dispute Resolution is a program offered jointly by the Religion and Philosophy Division and the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine School of Law. This program enables students to earn both an M.S. in Ministry and a Certificate in Dispute Resolution with only four additional units beyond what is necessary to complete the two programs independently. Students must apply and gain admission to each school separately.

The Juris Doctor/ Master of Divinity is a program offered jointly by the Religion and Philosophy Division and the School of Law that enables students to combine legal and theological training and earn a J.D. and M.Div. within five years instead of the six years normally required to completely the degrees independently. Students must apply and gain admission to each school separately.