Graziadio International MBA

International MBA (IMBA)

International MBA Program with Study Abroad

The Pepperdine International MBA (IMBA) offers experience-driven learning both inside the classroom and overseas in countries across Europe, Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Australia.

Foundational MBA courses are integrated with electives in international business, two study abroad experiences, and an internationally-oriented internship. We provide global experience so you can succeed in today's multinational organizations.

Earning a double degree is also an option.


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Program Overview

Important Dates

Application Deadlines

Fall 2015
Round 1: November 1, 2014
Round 2: February 1, 2015
Round 3: April 1, 2015 (International deadline)
Round 4: May 1, 2015

Fall 2016
Round 1: Nov. 1, 2015
Round 2: Feb. 1, 2016
Round 3: Apr. 1, 2016 (International Deadline)
Round 4: May 1, 2016

Classes Begin

Fall: August 24, 2015





20 months


Full-time (weekdays)

Work Experience

One year full-time professional work experience required.

Program Highlights

Study Abroad - International MBA

Study Abroad

Enhance your international expertise through a one-week abroad course and a trimester of graduate business courses at one of Pepperdine's partner universities in Europe, Latin America, Africa, Australia, or Asia.

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Electives Abroad

Broaden your expertise with elective courses taught on location for one week abroad through Global Business Intensive Courses.

Business Internship

Gain hands-on experience in an internship with an international or multinational company.

Double Degree

Expand your options with a second degree in addition to the IMBA from selected partner universities in France, and Germany. High proficiency in the host-country language is required for the double degree and additional tuition charges apply. 

Business School Faculty

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.

Michael Crooke - SEER Certificate Program

SEER Certificate

Earn a certificate in conjunction with a full-time MBA through our one-of-a-kind Socially, Environmentally, and Ethically Responsible (SEER) Business Strategy program, led by former Patagonia CEO Michael Crooke.

Malibu Campus

Malibu Campus

The Graziadio School's full-time programs are offered at Pepperdine's Malibu, California campus – consistently ranked among the most beautiful campuses in the nation by The Princeton Review.

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MS in Global Business at Pepperdine

Master of Science in Global Business

For those interested in international business careers, our full-time MS in Global Business develops a deep understanding of the global economy and its markets.

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