Full-Time MBA | Graziadio Business School | Pepperdine University

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, Full-Time MBA students develop ethical leadership skills through relevant, experience-driven MBA courses offered at our stunning Malibu campus.

At Pepperdine, you can earn your MBA in an accelerated or two-year format.


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Fall 2017 Application Deadline

Round 1: Nov. 1, 2016
Round 2: Feb. 1, 2017
Round 3: April 1, 2017 (Int'l Deadline)
Round 4: May 1, 2017

Fall 2017 Class Begins

August 2017





One or two years, depending on format



Work Experience

Between one and three years, depending on format


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 Juris Doctorate/MBA program, 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/Master of Public Policy 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 Seaver College business major at Pepperdine, you can earn a bachelor's and an MBA or International MBA in just five years and get a head start on your career.

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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) program for MBA students ranks among U.S. News & World Report's "Top 10 College Courses that Will Pay Off at Work." In this unique class, 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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