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Pepperdine MSGB to MBA Pathway


Leverage Your MS in Global Business Toward An MBA

Students in the Pepperdine Graziadio Master of Science in Global Business (MSGB) program can combine international expertise with a foundational business and management education through the MSGB to MBA Pathway. A strategic complement to the MSGB degree, the Pepperdine MBA offers a well-rounded curriculum that encompasses a variety of business disciplines so our graduates leave Graziadio ready to succeed, on a personal and global scale.

This unique accelerated pathway opportunity reduces a 20-month MBA to a 3-trimester plus internship program. Pathway students earn an MS in Global Business and an MBA in approximately two years, which includes a hands-on internship experience.

Your MBA: Closer Than You Think

The MSGB to MBA Pathway reduces a 20-month MBA to 15-months.

As a Pepperdine MS in Global Business student, you will have already completed forty percent of your MBA core requirements. The MS in Global Business to MBA Pathway provides the additional credits and internship experience required to earn a top-ranked MBA in the most efficient way.

Pathway Overview

MS in Global Business to MBA Pathway candidates must meet MBA admission requirements and a GPA minimum. Two years of post-undergraduate work experience is required.

Pathway MBA Features

3 trimesters (plus internship)
Internship at no tuition cost
Start in the Spring or Fall


Malibu Drescher Graduate Campus

MSGB to MBA Requirements