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Executive Education Programs

In the spirit of the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School commitment to lifelong learning and hallmarks that emphasize developing values-centered leaders, the Executive Education Department has developed unique program offerings designed to enrich your knowledge and business skills while focusing on current topics and trends that will enhance your continued success in your professional career.

In these short, not for credit programs, participants get to know our expert Pepperdine faculty and robust curriculum while sharpening their business acumen in a collaborative, interactive environment. Many of the programs are based on topics and thought leadership unique to Pepperdine and are taught by both Pepperdine faculty and industry experts.

As part of our continued commitment to developing values-centered leaders and advancing responsible business practice through education, Executive Education participants who are ready to enhance and advance their career and have successfully completed any Executive Education program are eligible to receive a 20% discount on future open enrollment Executive Education programs, in addition to the following degree program benefits from the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School: 

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      • Waived application fee (regularly $160). 
      • Discount of $2,500 (or actual amount paid for an Executive Education open enrollment program, whichever is higher) off of tuition on degree programs (e.g. MBA, MS, DBA, BSM).
      • Up to $45K* in merit scholarships, depending on the program and modality (on-campus or online).   

        Merit scholarships are offered only to specific programs and are determined based on work experience and undergraduate academic success (i.e., GPA).  Merit scholarship eligibility criteria located here.
        A maximum of one discount (highest value) will be awarded per Executive Education program participant and can be applied to any program.
        Merit scholarship is offered in addition to the the discount.  The one-time discount will to be applied towards the first trimester of classes.

        Merit scholarship is applicable only to newly admitted students. Merit scholarships are renewed each term, provided the student remains in good academic standing.
        Merit scholarships are dispersed across the duration of the program. 


Open Enrollment Program Calendar

Spring 2023

Summer 2023

Fall 2023

Spring 2024

  • TBA: Executive Leadership Essentials (West Los Angeles, CA)


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Open Enrollment Programs

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Corporate Social Responsibility

August 14 - 15, 2023

Leadership Essentials For Managers course classroom

Leadership Essentials For Managers

September 25 - 27, 2023

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Mini MBA

October 26, 27, 28 &
November 3, 4, 2023

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Healthcare Management
and Leadership

September 25 - 27, 2023

Cyber Risk Professional Certificate

Cyber Risk Professional

Fall 2023 - TBA

Certificate in Business Analytics

Business Analytics

Fall 2023 - TBA

Private Capital Markets Certificate

Private Capital Markets

May 22 - 24, 2023

Boot Camp Courses

We know that collaboration is pivotal to a professional's success, so we’ve partnered with the various education companies to provide an environment that fosters career development.



New: Private Loan Programs for Non-Credit Bearing, Non-Degree Program Participants

Although non-credit bearing, non-degree programs offered through Pepperdine Graziadio Business School Executive Education are not eligible for Title IV, you may be eligible to use private alternative education loans. These loans can help cover the costs of enrollment/registration fees.

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Solutions for Organizations

Choose from existing programs that can be tailored to fit your specific needs or leverage the deep expertise of our faculty to develop a custom designed solution. These programs can help your business managers update their skills and knowledge while also providing the opportunity to address your organization's strategic goals.

Blockchain @ Pepperdine

As part of Pepperdine University's Waves of Innovation IV, Blockchain at Pepperdine is an interdisciplinary and inclusive initiative designed for blockchain studies and solutions toward advancing the education and innovation of distributed ledger technology (DLT) at Pepperdine University.

Contact Us

Office of Executive Education
Pepperdine University
Graziadio Business School
6100 Center Drive, Suite 400
Los Angeles, CA 90045