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Full-Time MBA Programs

Take Control of Your Future as a Leader

The Pepperdine Graziadio Full-Time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is designed to develop aspiring leaders, change agents, and entrepreneurs. Cultivate the critical communication and decision making skills to succeed in a variety of industries and join a global network of over 48,000 alumni shaping the world of business at some of today’s leading organizations.

Our distinguished faculty are executive-level industry experts and world-class entrepreneurs who are passionate about your future as a business leader. Through our comprehensive, values-based curriculum focused on applied, experiential learning paired with theory and research, you'll develop the critical skills needed to successfully launch your business career at a leading organization or start your own entrepreneurial venture.

The Full-Time MBA can be completed in 12 or 20 months with the option to participate in a 2-unit Global Business Intensive course and/or a trimester exchange at one of our 30+ international partner universities. Unique to the Full-Time MBA program is our experiential Education to Business (E2B™) program and our Certificate in Social, Environmentally and Ethically Responsible (SEER) Business Strategy.

Program Highlights



Beautiful Malibu Campus


Internship Opportunities


SEER Business Strategy


Study Abroad Option


Global Alumni Network of 47,000+


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Joint Degree Options: Combine your Full-Time MBA to earn a dual masters degree with three options available: MBA/JD, MBA/MPP, and BS/MBA.

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Education to Business (E2B™): Integral to Graziadio's experiential learning, the E2B program empowers students through client-based projects where they work directly with executives to address complex issues currently facing their organization.

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MBA Specializations: Our Full-Time MBA offers multiple degree concentrations that span across a variety of industries, allowing you to tailor your degree to fit your specific interests.

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Small Classes: With our average class size being 26:1, our Full-Time MBA is designed for increased collaboration and greater opportunities to build meaningful connections with both your peers and faculty mentors.

Quick Facts



$28,410 per term*




12-20 Months




*Cost of tuition is in effect for the 2023-2024 academic year and is subject to change at the University's discretion.


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.

See How Far You Can Go

Why Get an MBA Ad

Many professionals and students pursuing business ask, what is the return on investment of getting an MBA? Getting an MBA can help increase your chances of...

  • earning a higher salary by 59%
  • getting a promotion by 79%
  • creating new career paths by 93%


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Full-Time MBA Admission

Fall 2024 Deadlines



International Student Final Deadline


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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.

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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 Grazaidio 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 47,000 alumni actively shaping the world of business at top organizations, including:

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Fall 2023 Student Profile

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Top Five Industries: Bar graph shows the percentage breakdown of current industries our students were employed upon time of application submission. 11.63% Education/Nonprofit, 11.63% Financial Services/Insurance, 9.30% Real Estate/Development, 9.30% Retail/Food Services and 6.98% Entertainment/Media. This information reflects the data collected from Full-Time MBA applications for the fall 2023 cohort.



Average Age

5 Years

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What Our Students Are Saying

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Student Experience

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Values-Based, Personalized Learning

The Full-Time MBA program 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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Navigating Your MBA Future

Our Career and Professional Development department provides resources to connect Full-Time MBA students with other like-minded professionals and increase 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. The career and professional development team provides the opportunity for our students to participate in case competitions which are designed to help students improve their problem-solving skills by developing solutions for complex business challenges.

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Supporting Your Full-Time MBA Goals

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 Full-Time MBA 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 Christian Business Society, Graziadio Women's Business Society, Net Impact, and Business Students of Color Association of Allies, you'll find a group that is right for you.

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A Community Dedicated to Our Students’ Success

The Emerging Leadership program, established in 2005, is designed to accelerate the educational and professional success of our on-campus MBA students. Each incoming student is assigned to an Emerging Leader Team, consisting of a second-year student, alumnus, and faculty member, who act as a dedicated resource as students adjust to their new MBA. The program enables students to establish new connections, meet distinguished alumni, and align their overarching goals with the Graziadio mission.

Enroll in a Top Ranked Business School

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



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