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The Master of Science in Business Program

Build Valuable Business Skills and Increase Your Career Opportunities

The Full-Time Master of Science in Business (MSB) introduces you to key foundational competencies to increase your competitive advantage as a business professional. In less than one year, learn how to leverage your existing skills with an understanding of core industry principles to excel in diverse, fast-paced environments.

The program curriculum is experiential in design and covers a broad array of topics with a focus on new, emerging technologies, ethical leadership, and other critical training to prevail against current organizational challenges.

Program Highlights



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One Year Program


Small Class Sizes


GMAT/GRE Not Required


Global Alumni Network of 47,000+


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Foundational Business: Students are introduced to a wide range of topics such as accounting, finance, data analytics, entrepreneurship, leadership, business law, and real estate with industry-relevant elective course options.

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Designed for Any Major: Regardless of undergraduate studies – art, theater, finance, computer science, or more – you'll build a comprehensive scope of practical, foundational, and real-world business skills.

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Optional Practical Training (OPT): F-1 visa students in the MS in Business program will be eligible to apply for a 12-month OPT.

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Personalized Learning: Our renowned faculty are invested in your future success – with our small class sizes, our professors act as personal mentors as you strive towards your academic and professional goals.

Quick Facts


$27,810 per term*




12 Months




*Cost of tuition is in effect for the 2022-2023 academic year and is subject to change at the University's discretion.
Tuition is billed at a flat rate for Terms 1 and 2; shifts to per-unit rate for Term 3


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MS in Business Admission

December 1

Priority Deadline

February 15

Standard Deadline

June 1

Final Deadline

August 2023

Fall Classes Start

The Company You'll Keep

When you join the Graziadio community, you'll join a global network of over 47,000 alumni actively shaping the world of business at top organizations, including:

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What Our Students Are Saying

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Student Experience

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Values-Based, Personalized Learning

The Master of Science in Business at Pepperdine Graziadio comes with small, collaborative classes led by our renowned faculty who are personally committed to your academic and professional success. With ethical, sustainable business woven into the core of our teachings and an emphasis on experiential learning, you'll experience a truly unique, transformational graduate degree within a global community of Best for the World Leaders.

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Your Future with a Business Master's

Our Career and Professional Development department provides resources to connect you with other like-minded professionals and navigate potential career opportunities. Our dedicated advisors provide personalized guidance, career-building tools, and access to an extensive network of students, alumni, and employers around the globe.

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Your Education, Supported

The academic success of our students is at the heart of everything we do. Through our wide variety of Student Success resources and workshops, our students have the opportunity to develop their writing, presentation, test preparation, and time management abilities as well as enhance their reading comprehension and access our comprehensive library services.

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Student Clubs and Organizations

Life at Graziadio extends beyond the classroom with our student-initiated and student-run groups. Develop and enhance your leadership skills in one of the many clubs and organizations that are open to all current students. With over a dozen clubs and organizations such as Emerging Technologies Association, Graziadio Women's Business Society, Entertainment, Media and Sport Society, and so much more to choose from, you'll be able to find a group that fits you.

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Learn in a Global Destination

Grow as a leader through international experiences that enhance cross-cultural communication and broaden career opportunities. MS in Business students have the opportunity to participate in our one-week Global Business Incentives trip or a full trimester program at one of our 40 university partners in over 25 countries.

Enroll in a Top Ranked Business School

We strive to facilitate an enriching student experience. Bloomberg Businessweek, and The Princeton Review have reported on our high-quality programs and faith-based education.


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Contact Us

Full-Time Programs
Pepperdine University
Graziadio Business School
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263



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