Fielding Graduate University

Fielding Graduate University is a leading provider of knowledge, new practices, and graduate-level learning in the fields of clinical and media psychology, organizational development, and educational leadership. A nonprofit, accredited university, Fielding is headquartered in Santa Barbara, California, where it was founded in 1974. Its distributed community of scholar-practitioners is dedicated to lifelong learning; social justice and change; and innovation and advancement for individuals, organizations, communities, and society.fielding_graduate_university1.jpg

Fielding is the best choice for self-directed adults who want a distributed graduate learning experience in the academic and professional fields represented within the university’s three schools. Its depth of contributions and resources in those fields attract committed, full-time faculty members who develop deep mentoring relationships with their students. The result is a collaborative learning experience that elicits creative solutions and enlightened practice.

Faculty members throughout the university are dedicated, distinguished scholars and educators who collegially create an academic environment that produces results of the highest caliber. They are committed to student learning and to making a difference in the world through their professional and scholarly contributions and those of Fielding’s students and alumni.

Distinguishing characteristics of the university include being the only distributed learning PhD program in clinical psychology that is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), offering the only media psychology doctoral degree program in the world, earning recognition from the Carnegie Foundation as one of America’s only graduate institutions dedicated to community engagement, and being the first university in California to offer a master’s degree concentration in Charter School Leadership.

Employment at Fielding

Fielding provides students with a rigorous academic experience characterized by excellence, innovation and accessibility; our employees make that possible.

Working at Fielding enables you to:fielding_graduate_university2.jpg

  • Surround yourself with others who appreciate and value transformative education.
  • Perform meaningful work with a diverse group of individuals in a community of learners where everyone makes a difference.
  • Thrive in a collaborative environment that encourages professional development.

Fielding Graduate University's administrative offices are located in beautiful Santa Barbara, California. Faculty reside throughout North America and serve students who live and work around the world.

Fielding Graduate University is committed to social justice and diversity and encourages individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


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