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MBA/Master of Public Policy Program

Earn Your Joint MBA/MPP Degree at Graziadio Business School

The Pepperdine three-year MBA/MPP provides tools of analysis and encourages moral decisiveness among students ready to delve into societal, community, and global issues in policy design. This joint degree program requires a total of 85 units: 38 units of the public policy curriculum and 47 units of business school courses.

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.

Program Highlights

 

 

Beautiful CA Campus

 

Three Year Program

 

Small Class Sizes

 

Fall Term Start

 

Global Alumni Network of 47,000+

 

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Values Centered: As a University committed to the highest standards of academic excellence and Christian values, our programs incorporate our SEER (Social, Environmental, and Ethically Responsible) principles to empower students to lead the next generation of organizations and operate with a higher purpose to make a positive impact on the business industry.

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Experience-Driven: Our approach to business education focuses on taking traditional, textbook learning and transforming it into a hands-on and results-oriented format. Through our live-case studies and applicable learning approach, you'll be able to directly implement course material to immediate real-world situations within your own career or for our partner organizations.

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Accessible Faculty: Our faculty combines a wealth of business industry expertise and distinguished academic credentials to facilitate a top-tier classroom experience. With our average class size being 26:1, you'll have direct access to your faculty who are readily available to provide personal mentoring and customized feedback.

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Small Class Sizes: At Pepperdine Graziadio, our community is one of our greatest assets. In our Full-Time MBA/MPP program, you'll experience small, collaborative classes that allow for greater sharing of diverse ideas and perspectives while creating close connections with your peers and faculty mentors.

Quick Facts

 

Cost

$27,045 per term (PGBS)*

Units

85

Duration

3 Years

Location

Malibu

 

*Cost of tuition is in effect for the 2021-2022 academic year and is subject to change at the University's discretion.

 

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Priority

December 1

Standard

February 15

Final

June 1

Term Starts

August 2022

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered for admission:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Online application
  • Transcripts, essay, and resume
  • TOEFL, PTE, IELTS Score, if applicable
  • 2 years full-time work experience
  • Interview

More admission information


Pepperdine Graziadio is dedicated to providing our students with funding solutions and options to help them reach their educational goals. Through the Office of Financial Aid, we offer a wide array of financing options including merit awards, need-based grants, and both federal and private student loans. Our dedicated advisors are available to provide personalized guidance to best meet the various needs and circumstances of our students.

For more information about financing your degree, schedule a consultation today.

  Program Deadlines

 

Priority

December 1

Standard

February 15

Final

June 1

Term Starts

August 2022

  Application Requirements

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered for admission:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • Online application
  • Transcripts, essay, and resume
  • TOEFL, PTE, IELTS Score, if applicable
  • 2 years full-time work experience
  • Interview

More admission information

  Financial Aid and Scholarships


Pepperdine Graziadio is dedicated to providing our students with funding solutions and options to help them reach their educational goals. Through the Office of Financial Aid, we offer a wide array of financing options including merit awards, need-based grants, and both federal and private student loans. Our dedicated advisors are available to provide personalized guidance to best meet the various needs and circumstances of our students.

For more information about financing your degree, schedule a consultation today.

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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What Our Students Are Saying

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Student Experience


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Global Connections, Personalized Guidance

Our Career and Professional Development department provides resources to connect you with other like-minded professionals and navigate 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.


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We've Got You Covered

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 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 student 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, Graziadio Student Advisory Council, and so much more to choose from, you'll be able to find a group that fits you.

Enroll in a Top Ranked Business School

Pepperdine Graziadio is a nationally renowned business school that is highly ranked for its academic excellence and student success. We put emphasis on rigorous business education, combined with a collaborative, values-centered environment. We strive to facilitate an enriching student experience that provides a lifetime of value.

Bloomberg Businessweek, The Princeton Review, Forbes, and U.S. News & World Report have reported on our high-quality programs and faith-based education. Take a look at what others are saying about Pepperdine Graziadio.

 

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Contact Us

Full-Time Programs
Pepperdine University
Graziadio Business School
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263

310.506.4000

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Frequently Asked Questions

  Are MBA/MPP student eligible to study abroad?

Students in this program are not eligible to study abroad unless they extend the length of their program by one trimester. Additionally, they can graduate with a concentration by completing more units than those required for the degree.

  What is the application process between the two schools?

With the concurrent approval of the deans of the Graziadio School and the School of Public Policy, the three-year joint MBA/MPP degree may be pursued by an MBA student with advanced standing. Applicants for the joint program must apply and be granted admission to both the Graziadio School and the School of Public Policy.

  How many units are required at each school?

This three-year joint MBA and MPP degree program consists of 85 units: 47 units of business courses and 48 units of public policy courses. Students in this program alternate trimesters between the business and public policy schools.

  What courses are offered at the School of Public Policy?

Students should consult the School of Public Policy academic catalog for elective course offerings and course descriptions. Further information on the public policy curriculum may be obtained by contacting the School of Public Policy.