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MBA/Master of Public Policy (MBA/MPP)

MBA/MPP at Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

Full-Time MBA/MPP Joint Degree Program

If you're interested in how policy affects business, our MBA/MPP is a dual degree that prepares students in management, leadership, and institutional change.

This three-year, full-time program is offered jointly through the Pepperdine School of Public Policy and the Graziadio Business School. Separate admission to both graduate schools is required.


Quick Facts

3 yr



Units Required

1 yr

Work Exp. Required


Trimester Start 


Campus Location


Student:Faculty Ratio

*This ratio is the Graziadio average and may vary by program.

Fall 2018 Deadlines (Classes Start August 24, 2018)
Round 1, Priority Round 2, Regular Round 3, Final* Round 4
Nov. 1, 2017 Feb. 1, 2018 Apr. 1, 2018 May 15, 2018

*International Student Deadline

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition and Financial Aid

Veterans' Benefits

Veterans' Benefits

Institutes and Research at a Glance

Institutes and Research at a Glance


MBA/MPP Program Highlights

The Pepperdine three-year, 50-unit MBA/MPP program provides tools of analysis and encourages moral decisiveness among students ready to delve into societal, community, and global issues in policy design.

Graziadio Business School MBA courses impart a comprehensive understanding of global management while the School of Public Policy develops analytic skills of political economics. Gain international experience through study abroad for a trimester or one week.

Sample MBA/MPP Schedule

Year 1 School of Public Policy
Year 2 Graziadio Business School
Year 3 Fall: Graziadio Business School / Spring: School of Public Policy

See our MBA/MPP curriculum and electives 

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Meet Our Faculty

Thanks to our low student-faculty ratio, you can build close relationships with your mentors. Our faculty includes executives and entrepreneurs, who bring up-to-the-minute, field-tested knowledge to the classroom.

Rob Bikel - SEER Certificate Program

SEER Certificate

Earn a certificate in conjunction with a full-time MBA through our one-of-a-kind Socially, Environmentally, and Ethically Responsible (SEER) program, led by sustainability strategist Rob Bikel.

Malibu Campus

Malibu Campus

The Graziadio School full-time programs are offered at the Pepperdine University Malibu campus – consistently ranked among the most beautiful campuses in the nation by The Princeton Review.

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Pepperdine School of Public Policy

Pepperdine School of Public Policy

At the Pepperdine School of Public Policy, graduate students prepare to affect change in the public and private sector through coursework built on time-tested concepts and values.