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Master of Science in Global Business Program

Prepare for a Globally-minded, Ethically Conscious Business Career

Expand your understanding of multinational economies and emerging markets with a multidisciplinary Master of Science in Global Business (MSGB) from Pepperdine Graziadio Business School. Develop a solid foundation of business management and international marketing through diverse, immersive international experiences led by renowned faculty practitioners who will help you professionally navigate the complexities and nuances of the rapidly changing international marketplace.

Combine your international expertise with a business education through the MSGB to MBA degree pathway, which provides a holistic lens to various business disciplines and strategically complements your transition to global business.

Program Highlights



Beautiful Malibu Campus


1 Trimester Abroad


15 Month Program


12 Month Optional Practical Training (OPT)


Global Alumni Network of 47,000+


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Tailored to Your Career: For international students, the MS in Global Business offers three specializations in finance, marketing, and leadership and managing organizational change so you can align your professional aspirations to your masters degree.

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MBA Multiple Degree Opportunity: Take your masters degree one step further and accelerate your path to earn an MBA in as little as 15-months.

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Industry-Leading Faculty: MS in Global Business students start by taking a global mindset assessment in order to create a custom development plan to complete throughout the program.

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Global Immersion: Experience the global markets in real time during a trimester abroad at one of our 30+ international partner universities.

Quick Facts


$32,855 per term*




15 Months




*Cost of tuition is in effect for the 2023-2024 academic year and is subject to change at the University's discretion. Use the Cost of Attendance Calculator to estimate the cost of your program of interest. This tool incorporates additional per term expenses such as living expenses (food and housing),  transportation, miscellaneous personal expenses, books, course materials, supplies, equipment, and fees.


Seaver Graduates: Double Up on your Pepperdine Future

Receive a 20% tuition discount or merit scholarship when you apply and enroll into the Full-Time MBA program.


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MS in Global Business Admission

Program Deadlines



Fall 2024: Final Deadline


Spring 2025: Priority Deadline



Malibu Campus

See Your Future Differently From Malibu

Classes are held at the Malibu campus in sunny California. The expansive Malibu campus sits on 830 acres and overlooks the Pacific Ocean with nearly every spot on campus featuring stunning views of the beaches. Pepperdine is consistently ranked as one of the most beautiful places to study. Graziadio students also have access to graduate student housing and amenities like the library, gym, and swimming pool at our scenic Malibu campus.

PGBS International Students

International Student Experiences

  • As a visa-eligible program, we offer exceptional support to international students.
  • A dedicated enrollment services officer will make your admissions process easy and comfortable.
  • We integrate international students across our campuses. The Office of International Student Services (OISS) provides additional support for international students.
  • Enjoy access to housing and amenities at our scenic Malibu campus.
  • Participate in University social, sporting, cultural, and spiritual events.
  • Build upon leadership skills, peer support, and lifelong relationships with colleagues. The community extends beyond the program to the larger Graziadio and Pepperdine family.
  • Partnerships with professional networks and conferences and a robust alumni network further students' growth opportunities.



The Company You'll Keep

When you join the Graziadio community, you'll join a global network of over 48,000 alumni actively shaping the world of business at top organizations, including:

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Fall 2023 Student Profile

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Top Industries: Bar graph shows the percentage breakdown of current industries our students were employed upon time of application submission. 5% Consulting/Business Services, 5% Entertainment/Media, 5% Manufacturing/Electronics, 2.5% Financial Services/Insurance and 2.5% Other industries. This information reflects the data collected from MSAF applications for the fall 2023 cohort.



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1 Year

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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 Global 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.

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Your Career with a Global Masters

Our Career and Professional Development department provides resources to connect MS in Global Business students 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 Academic Support System

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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Beyond the Global Business Classroom

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 Net Impact, Business Students of Color Association and Allies, Graziadio Student Advisory Council, and so much more to choose from, you'll be able to find a group that fits you.

Enroll in a Top Ranked Business School

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


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