Executive MBA (EMBA) California | Graziadio Business School | Pepperdine University

Executive MBA

Graziadio School Executive MBA Programs

Calibrated for the seasoned professional, the Pepperdine Executive MBA ranks among CEO Magazine’s top executive-level MBA’s. In this 19-month program, working professionals with a requisite level of executive or high-level management experience meet approximately every three weeks to engage and expand leadership style and spur fresh strategies for their business practice. By engaging with a carefully composed peer cohort, you clarify your vision and sharpen your intuition as a leader.

Quick Facts

19

Month Program

7 yrs

Work Experience

3

Starts: Fall, Spring, Summer*

4

Locations

2 day

Sessions; Every 3 Weeks**

GMAT

No GMAT/GRE

*EMBA North offers Summer and Fall starts only.
**EMBA sessions take place approximately every three weeks.

Application Deadlines

Northern California: Fall 2017

Southern California: Fall 2017

Round 1 (early): May 31, 2017

Round 1 (early): June 30, 2017

Round 2 (regular): June 30, 2017

Round 2 (regular): July 28, 2017

Round 3 (wait list): August 3, 2017

Round 3 (wait list): August 18, 2017

Classes Begin: August 23-26, 2017

Classes Begin: September 6-9, 2017

Student Profile

The Executive MBA is designed for mid- to senior-level business leaders.

Work Experience

A minimum of seven years of work experience is required, plus two years at the management level.

Schedule

Classes are held once every three weeks on Friday afternoons/evenings and Saturday mornings/afternoons.

Advising

Each cohort is assigned an executive coach.

Duration

19 months to program completion

Malibu Drescher Graduate Campus EMBA

Malibu

West Los Angeles Graduate Campus EMBA

West L.A.

Irvine Graduate Campus EMBA

Irvine

Silicon Valley EMBA

Silicon Valley

Institutes and Research at a Glance

Institutes and Research at a Glance

Why a Pepperdine Executive MBA?

Get Executive Mentoring

Unique to the Pepperdine Executive MBA, each cohort is assigned a class executive coach. These entrepreneurs and business executives are graduates of our EMBA program and bring a wealth of valuable experience and connections to our students.

Executive mentoring

Learn from Faculty Experience

The Pepperdine executive programs faculty includes respected scholars, seasoned executives, consultants, and entrepreneurs. Our low student-to-faculty ratio ensures you have ample opportunity to ask questions, share ideas, and build relationships with leaders and peer executive cohorts.

Faculty experience

Learn from Your Company

In the first trimester, Executive MBA students choose a company (often their own) as a "live case" study. Making your business part of the curriculum allows you to bring what you are learning directly into your firm to solve real challenges in real-time.

Live cases EMBA

Develop a Global Perspective

An international research excursion gives keen insight into developing markets and a deeper understanding of global business. Students visit two countries and meet face-to-face with company executives to experience first-hand how global business is done.

Global perspective EMBA