Joint Degree Programs | Pepperdine University | School of Public Policy

Joint Degree Programs

Master of Dispute Resolution/Master of Public Policy (MDR/MPP)

Program Schedule

The first year of study is completed exclusively through either the School of Public Policy or the School of Law with the second-year studies taken at the school not enrolled in during the first year. The third and fourth years of the program are completed at the School of Law for three semesters and the School of Public Policy for one semester. The following outlines the course of study if an entering student admitted to the joint program begins at the School of Public Policy:

YEAR 1
Fall Semester MPP Program 16 units
Spring Semester MPP Program 16 units
Summer Semester MPP Internship 0 units
YEAR 2
Fall Semester JD Program 16 units
Spring Semester JD Program 16 units
YEAR 3
Fall Semester JD Program 16 units
Spring Semester MPP Program 16 units
YEAR 4
Fall Semester JD Program 17 units
Spring Semester JD Program 17 units
TOTAL   130 units

See applicable school catalog for full requirements.