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Welcome to the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

Founded in 1969, the Graziadio Business School is anchored in the core values of integrity and innovation, and is dedicated to shaping leaders that drive meaningful, positive change in their global organizations and communities.

We offer a wide continuum of full-time, part-time, and executive MBA programs, as well as doctorate, master's, bachelor's, joint degrees, and professional development certificate courses that are available both online and across our five California graduate campuses.

Upcoming Deadlines



Fall 2024 Final Application Deadline:

  • Executive Doctor of Business Administration

Fall 2024 Final Application Deadline:

  • Full-Time MBA
  • Full-Time MBA Pathway (Graziadio MS Graduates)
  • MS in Applied Finance
  • MS in Business
  • MS in Business Analytics
  • MS in Global Business
  • MS in Real Estate
  • Online BS in Management

Fall 2024 Final Application Deadline:

  • MS in Organization Development

Fall 2024 Final Application Deadline:

  • Part-Time MBA
  • Joint/Pathway to MBA (BSM Students/Graduates)
  • Online MBA
  • MS in Business Analytics - Online
  • MS in Human Resources - Online
  • MS in Management and Leadership - Online

Spring 2025 Priority Application Deadline:

  • MS in Business Analytics
  • MS in Global Business

Fall 2024 Final Application Deadline:

  • Executive MBA
  • Presidents and Key Executives MBA


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National Rankings

#4 World's Best Universities For Doctor of Business Administration
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#16 Online MBA
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#44 Executive MBA
#5 Best MBA for Nonprofit
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#65 Top Business School
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#42 Part-Time MBA
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Specialty Rankings

For Most Competitive Students
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Greatest Resources for Women
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Best Colleges for Veterans
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Center for Women in Leadership conference

Through mentorship programs, industry engagement, and research on gender diversity, we contribute to an ongoing dialogue about women in leadership all around the world.

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The Center aims to bridge the gap between business theory and business practice, while supporting the Graziadio hallmark emphasis on knowledge and education that has direct application and relevance for working professionals.

interactive teaching

We facilitate a culture of evidence-based decisions through a blended learning environment that teaches innovative assessment, addressing various business practices.


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Learn more about your Pepperdine Graziadio business program with our comprehensive set of educational webinars.

Bigger than Malibu

Pepperdine Graziadio is more than just its location in Malibu. We offer many learning experiences across the Los Angeles region as well as internationally.