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Full-Time MBA Programs

Get an MBA with the right reputation. The Pepperdine Full-Time MBA is recognized by Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report as one of the best full time MBA programs in the country.

At the Graziadio School of Business, Full-Time MBA students develop ethical leadership skills through relevant, experience-driven MBA courses offered at our stunning Malibu campus.With a variety of MBA specializations to choose from, Pepperdine MBA students will gain the skills and knowledge they need to excel professionally.

At Pepperdine, you can earn your MBA in either an accelerated one-year MBA format or a two-year MBA format. Take the next step in your career by exploring the MBA admissions. The Graziadio School of Business MBA tuition is dedicated to helping you explore the various ways to finance your education.


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Admission Information

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Malibu Location

MBA Options

Joint Degrees

Admission Information

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5 Concentrations

40 Int'l Locations

1 Trimester Abroad

Fall 2018 Deadlines (Classes Start August 24, 2018)

Application Opens July 1, 2017

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Round 4

Nov. 1, 2017

Feb. 1, 2018

Apr. 1, 2018

May 15, 2018

Fall 2017 Deadlines (Classes Start August 28, 2017)

Round 1

Round 2

Round 3

Round 4

Nov. 1, 2016

Feb. 1, 2017

Apr. 1, 2017

May 1, 2017

Average Work Exp.

5 yrs

Average Age


Students per Cohort


Student:Faculty Ratio


Domestic Students


Int'l Students


*This ratio is the Graziadio average and may vary by program.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and Financial Aid

Veterans' Benefits


Full-Time MBA

Accelerated Full-Time MBA

Our one-year MBA program is for students who have at least three years of professional work experience and want to accelerate career plans.

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Two-Year MBA

Two-Year Full-Time MBA

Our two-year MBA is for full-time students who have at least one year of professional work experience and want access to internships and study abroad opportunities.

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International MBA

International MBA

Get a comprehensive foundation for global business practice. Our International MBA program prepares you to succeed in business through five elements: two study abroad experiences, an internationally-oriented internship, language study, and International MBA courses.

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Joint MBA Programs

Joint JD/MBA at Pepperdine


Earn a law degree in conjunction with your Masters in Business Administration in our joint JD/MBA program.The Juris Doctorate/MBA degree is offered with the nationally- and globally-ranked Pepperdine School of Law.

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Joint MBA/MPP at Pepperdine University


Earn a Master of Public Policy with your MBA in our joint MBA/MPP program, offered with the Pepperdine School of Public Policy.

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5-Year BS/MBA at Pepperdine University

5-Year BS/MBA

If you're a business major at Pepperdine’s Seaver College, you can earn a bachelor's degree and an MBA degree or an International MBA in just five years and get a head start on your career with the BS/MBA.

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Why an MBA degree?

Before you decide, you should know why.

Soft Skills

Learning Motivation Leadership

Interpersonal Skills

Strategic Skills

Managing Decision-making Processes

Managing Strategy and Innovation

Business Knowledge

Knowledge of General Business Functions

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Experiential Learning

Experiential Learning - E2B

Our Education to Business (E2B) is a unique program in which students collaborate with companies on real-world business strategies.

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Meet Our Faculty

Thanks to our low student-faculty ratio, you can build close relationships with your mentors. Our faculty includes executives and entrepreneurs, who bring up-to-the-minute, field-tested knowledge to the classroom.

Business Plan Competition

Pepperdine Business Plan Competition

Student teams face off for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $17,500. A distinguished panel of entrepreneurs and venture capitalists judge the competition, providing invaluable feedback and networking opportunities. 

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