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Master of Science in Global Business

Program Overview

School: Graziadio Business School
Cost: $29,100 per term*
Units: 49 units
Terms: 15 months
Location(s): Malibu
Accreditation: AACSB, WSCUC
  • Spring 2021 Deadlines
  • Priority: August 8, 2020
  • Standard: September 1, 2020
  • Final: October 5, 2020
  • Classes Begin: January 4, 2021
*Cost of tuition is in effect for the 2020-2021 academic year and is subject to change at the University's discretion.

Applications are being accepted for open terms and the GMAT/GRE standardized test requirement is now optional for many programs. More information on important dates, deadlines, and course delivery


Prepare For a Globally-minded and Ethically Conscious Business Career

Designed to expand your understanding of complex international economies and emerging markets, the MS in Global Business (MSGB) allows you to explore cultures and learn global economic nuances. The 15-month international program begins with an assessment of your global mindset, which is used to complete a personalized development plan that is actively reviewed and updated during each trimester. A trimester abroad provides direct engagement with the international marketplace and yields insight into the nuances of business practice overseas.

Program Benefits:

  • Choice of three concentrations tailored for specific careers and interests
  • 12-month optional practical training opportunity
  • Study abroad for one trimester at top-tier global partner universities
  • Complete a personal development plan
  • Accelerated pathway to an MBA
  • Outstanding faculty with a unique combination of academic accomplishments and industry experience
  • Values-based curriculum focused on personal and professional growth
  • Small class sizes providing a supportive learning environment and meaningful student-faculty interactions
  • Extensive networking opportunities with an alumni network of more than 40,000 professionals worldwide

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Quick Facts

  • 1Trimester Abroad
  • 12 mos.Optional Practical Training (OPT)
  • MBAPathway
  • MalibuCampus Location


What are the qualifications for admission?

Students may apply to this program with undergraduate business or non-business degrees. Qualifications for admission include strong undergraduate academic performance, English language skills and proven analytical skills in undergraduate courses. It also includes a range of life, education and work experiences that are consistent with a global business mindset. Entering students generally have limited work experience. Students enrolled in the Graziadio School MBA programs are not eligible to apply.

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How to I take advantage of the MBA pathway opportunity?

Students who complete the MSGB degree can apply to be admitted for an MBA degree. MSGB graduates who are admitted to an MBA program take an additional 16 units of MBA core courses, a minimum of 16 units of additional MBA elective courses, and a 0-unit full-time internship for a total of at least 32 additional units.

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Can students earn a concentration?

Students in this program are eligible to graduate with one of the following concentrations:

  • Finance
  • Leadership and Managing Organizational Change
  • Marketing

What countries can I travel to?

Visit Global Programs to see what options are available for MS in Global Business students.

When is the deadline to apply to the program?

The Master of Science in Global Business degree is offered two times a year in the Fall and Spring terms. Visit our admissions section to see a detailed list of deadlines.

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Pepperdine University
Graziadio Business School
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263