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Pepperdine | Graziadio Business School

MS in Management and Leadership

Program Overview

School: Graziadio Business School
Cost: $1,800 per unit*
Units: 36 units
Terms: 12 months
Location(s): Online
Accreditation: AACSB, WSCUC
  • Spring 2020 Deadlines
  • Round 1: September 13, 2019
  • Round 2: October 11, 2019
  • Round 3: November 8, 2019
  • Term Begin: January 6, 2020
*Cost of tuition is in effect for the 2019-2020 academic year and is subject to change at the University's discretion.

Earn Your Master's in Management and Leadership Degree at Graziadio Business School

Pepperdine University helps students spark meaningful change across large-scale corporations, nonprofit institutions, and ambitious startups. Our online MS in Management and Leadership (MSML) degree offers a flexible, experience-driven curriculum designed to expand your foundation of strategic management and organizational practices. This 12-month program introduces the valuable leadership skills needed to effectively empower the individuals and teams you manage while implementing meaningful change across large-scale corporations, not-for-profit institutions, and cutting-edge start-ups.

Student's enrolled in our MSML program will learn how to motivate teams, build alliances, and inspire others to reach their peak potential. In addition to understanding and applying contemporary management and leadership theories, students also will create a personal development plan, receive individual leadership coaching, and complete a service-leadership project in the community. The program will culminate with a capstone service leadership project involving hands-on consulting with local nonprofits.

Quick Facts

  • 12Month Program
  • GMATor GRE Not Required
  • MBAPathway Opportunity
  •  Online Option


Justin Nimergood MS in Management and Leadership Alumnus

There are plenty of universities with good programs, but at Pepperdine, you’re here for something so much greater than yourself. Also, Graziadio is a family. Once you’re a part of it, you’re a part of it for life. I wanted a place to call home and Pepperdine and Graziadio did just that."


How long does it take to complete the program?

The program can be completed in just one year on an expedited schedule. Generally, students complete the program in 16 to 20 months.

Can MSML coursework be applied to the MBA program?

Course work can be applied to waive 9 units from the Fully Employed MBA core courses and 12 units from the elective requirements for the Leadership and Managing Organizational Change concentration.

How many years of work experience is required?

A minimum of two to three years of professional work experience is required to qualify for admission to our Master's in Management and Leadership program.

Contact Us

Master of Science in Management and Leadership
Pepperdine University
Graziadio Business School
6100 Center Drive, Ste 400
Los Angeles, CA 90045