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One-Year MBA

Accelerated Full-Time MBA

Full-Time MBA

Advance or change careers at a quicker pace with our Accelerated Full-Time MBA.

Graduates of this intensive one-year full-time MBA program re-enter the marketplace with a masters in business administration from a top-ranked university and with increased earning potential.

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Accelerated MBA Degree Options

Depending upon your prior academic and work experience, as a Full-Time MBA student at the Pepperdine Graziadio School, you may qualify for our 12- or 15-month MBA option.

Each accelerated MBA completion format features our experience-driven curriculum taught in small classes, and immersive study abroad opportunities around the world.

  Duration and Curriculum Study Abroad Academic and Work Requirements
12-Month MBA 3 consecutive trimesters
49 units
Option to study abroad for one week For students with at least 3 years business experience and an undergraduate degree in business
15-Month MBA 4 consecutive trimesters
51 units
Option to study abroad for one week or a trimester For students who have at least 3 years professional work experience but do not hold an undergraduate degree in business

Specialized Areas of Study

As a full-time student pursuing an MBA at an accelerated pace, you can tailor your selection of MBA courses to meet specific career goals and gain additional hands-on experience in a variety of fields.

Specializations for 12-Month MBA

Finance

Prepare for an expanded career in portfolio management, corporate finance, investment banking, financial institutions management, or financial risk management.

Marketing

Our marketing concentration provides the basic concepts, techniques, and tools for developing marketing strategy and marketing programs.

SEER Certificate

Led by former Patagonia CEO Michael Crooke, our one-of-a-kind Socially, Environmentally, and Ethically Responsible (SEER) Business Strategy program develops responsible corporate citizens.

Specializations for 15-Month MBA

Digital Innovation Systems

Position yourself for career success with a comprehensive understanding of business, IT, and innovation. CIOs affirm the growing need for managers who possess the skills to envision, manage, and lead initiatives that span the realms of business, IT, and innovation. 

Dispute Resolution

Expand your problem-solving skills with this area of concentration, offered in conjunction with Pepperdine School of Law's Straus Institute, which is the no. 1 resolution program in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report.

Entrepreneurship

Tap into your creativity and implement your vision as a business that not only produces wealth, but also allows you to express your personal values. 

Finance

Prepare for an expanded career in portfolio management, corporate finance, investment banking, financial institutions management, or financial risk management.

Marketing

Our marketing concentration provides the basic concepts, techniques, and tools for developing marketing strategy and marketing programs.

SEER Certificate

Led by former Patagonia CEO Michael Crooke, our one-of-a-kind Socially, Environmentally, and Ethically Responsible (SEER) Business Strategy program develops responsible corporate citizens.