At the Graziadio School, we go beyond numbers and take a holistic view of each individual so that we assemble an exceptional group of innovative business leaders for our renowned Part-Time MBA program. From finance to marketing, our classrooms seat individuals who boast a unique combination of substantial, real-world experience, achievement, and potential.
Through September 2017, GMAT waivers may be granted to candidates who meet specific criteria and who demonstrate quantitative competency and readiness for our rigorous MBA curriculum. Prospective students who meet our GMAT waiver requirements are not guaranteed admission into the Pepperdine University Graziadio School.
Experience Required. Earn An MBA Without a GMAT.
Work Experience Required
To be eligible for an exemption from our Part-Time MBA GMAT requirement, candidates must have a minimum of three years full-time professional work experience.
Academic Experience Required
In addition to the work experience requirement, you must also have ONE of the following:
Quantitative bachelor of science degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), finance, or accounting
Degree in economics that is quantitative in nature
Grade of B or higher in a statistics or calculus course completed at the college level
Bachelor of Science in Management from the Graziadio School
Bachelor of Science in Business from Seaver College at Pepperdine University
Please note that the GMAT waiver is not automatic, and that an approved waiver does not guarantee admission to the Pepperdine Part-Time MBA program.
If You Don't Qualify for a GMAT Waiver
If you are not granted a waiver, we encourage you to look into our GMAT Workshops offered in partnership with Manhattan GMAT, Veritas Prep, or Princeton Review. These workshops are designed to help you prepare to take the GMAT or improve your GMAT score through preparatory courses offered at a discounted rate. Contact us for more information.