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About the Program

Peate Institute for Entrepreneurship

The Peate Institute Program

Degree Program and Business Incubator All In One

At the Peate Institute, we focus on the integration of education, funding, and facilities to nurture, grow and accelerate new ventures. We offer full-tuition scholarships annually and a Master of Science in Entrepreneurship that features a highly rigorous yet practical, real-time curriculum designed specifically for startup success.

The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Through our incubator-accelerator model, we provide physical facilities and equipment, as well as community engagement with advisors, industry professionals, faculty, and an entrepreneur-in-residence. We help facilitate conversations with angel and venture capital investors. Our entire program is built to help you and your start-ups succeed.

Three Pillars of the Peate Program

Scholarships and Admittance

Receive full tuition scholarships based on a highly selective process (15 scholarships awarded annually).

Education and Growth

  • Hands-on, personalized approach to your learning with customized curriculum and business launch plans
  • Credit toward an MS in Entrepreneurship degree while you meet your launch milestones and launch your new venture
  • Professors, mentors, industry experts, and an entrepreneur-in-residence who empower you to create innovative products that are both good for business and better for the world

Funding and Support

  • Access our venture capital network of advisors, faculty, and industry professionals to help with your new business venture.
  • Advance in an incubator program with access to facilities, equipment, and community environment.
  • Leverage our highly recognized finance and capital research.

Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

Rankings and Accreditation

The Pepperdine Graziadio Business School is ranked and recognized by some of the most prestigious organizations and publications worldwide. Our academic programs are rigorous and fully accredited.

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