Welcome from the Dean
Welcome to Pepperdine Graziadio Business School
Since its founding in 1969, Pepperdine Graziadio has established itself as one of the premier business schools in the nation, serving as a global innovator in the development of values-centered education and an advancer of ethical business practice. In addition to its accomplished students, Graziadio is recognized for its world-class faculty, dedicated staff, and one of the largest alumni communities in Southern California - boasting over 47,000 members.
Graziadio is best known for its core mission of developing purpose-driven professionals who emerge as among the most competent leaders of the 21st-century marketplace, which is supported by our values-based curriculum and a culture that is entrepreneurial in spirit, ethical in focus, and global in orientation. Our renowned, industry-leading faculty fosters high-touch learning experiences that promote collaboration and stimulate critical thinking through small class sizes and the integration of applied learning throughout our graduate program curriculum. Graduates of Pepperdine Graziadio are equipped to thrive in their respective industries and inspire transformational thinking, drive innovation, and lead change across the global business landscape.
As you weigh your graduate school options, I encourage you to visit our Malibu campus, one of the most beautiful in the world, as well as any of our other California campuses from Irvine to West Los Angeles, and experience the energy of our dynamic community for yourself.
Deborah F. Crown, Ph.D.
Pepperdine Graziadio Business School