Admission Requirements | Pepperdine University | Graziadio Business School

Admission Requirements

Full-Time Master of Science in Human Resources

MS in Human Resources

The Graziadio Business School seeks students with excellent academic and career potential who are highly motivated self-starters that thrive on challenge. For this 39-unit degree, we carefully select each new class to represent diverse academic, cultural, and professional backgrounds. The admission committee evaluates each candidate's overall credentials, leadership qualities, academic performance, and extracurricular activities.

Application Checklist

Complete online Application for Admission

Start your application online today.

Pay the non-refundable $100 application fee.

Submit essay

Provide essay required with the submission of your online Application for Admission. Essay topic(s) are available on the application.

Submit resume

Provide a current resume required with the submission of your online Application for Admission.

Official GMAT or GRE Test score not required

Note: A standardized admission exam is not compulsory, however, the Admission Office reserves the right to require an official test score if unofficial score is provided.

Only Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) or Graduate Record Exam (GRE) taken within the last five years will be accepted.

Use the following codes for score reporting:

GMAT: 37B-BJ-88
GRE: 5996

Provide official English Proficiency Test scores (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE)

Applicants who earned their undergraduate/graduate degree(s) in a language other than English must submit the English Proficiency Test score taken within the last two years from one of the agencies listed below:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Contact: www.toefl.org or call (617) 671-2075.
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE). Contact: usreco@pearson.com or call (323) 255-2771.
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Contact: www.ielts.org or call (609) 921-9000.

Use the following codes for score reporting:

TOEFL: 7485
PTE: Not required
IELTS: Not required

Provide official transcripts

You must provide an official transcript with your posted bachelor's degree. All transcripts reflecting in-progress and/or completed coursework must be submitted to the Graziadio School Admissions Office. The official transcript(s) must be issued by the school registrar(s) and provided in a sealed envelope prior to enrollment. If you have not completed your bachelor's degree at the time of application, submit a current transcript.

Applicants who attended schools outside the United States are required to submit certified transcripts in English. Submitted transcripts must include a cumulative grade point average (GPA on a 4.0 scale, A = 4.0) that has been evaluated by a credentials service such as the World Education Services, Inc. at www.wes.org.

Mailing Address:
Graziadio School Admission Office
Pepperdine University
6100 Center Drive, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Contact Us

Admission

Office of Admission

Pepperdine University
Graziadio School of Business and Management
6100 Center Drive, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Phone: (310) 568-5535
E-mail: GSBM.Admission@pepperdine.edu