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Part-Time MBA Hybrid Program

Advance Your Career by Elevating Your Business Skills on a Schedule that Fits You

Enhance your career with a nationally-ranked MBA degree and master key business principles to accelerate your professional growth. Our AACSB accredited, Part-Time Master of Business Administration is designed for working professionals with an emphasis on transformational learning and people-first leadership. Our hybrid delivery model brings together the best of both worlds - offering the flexibility of remote education and the benefits of face-to-face in person interaction and networking.

Our curriculum focuses on experiential learning that is immediately applicable to your current role and growth as an emerging business leader. Classes are offered in a hybrid modality that blends in-person and online instruction and taught by faculty who are experts in their fields. In-person classes are offered in the evenings and weekends at your choice of one of our three graduate campus locations.

Beyond the classroom, you'll collaborate directly with real companies on client-based projects focused on multifaceted business challenges facing global organizations, regional brands, and exciting entrepreneurial startups and tap into our prestigious alumni network - one of the largest in Southern California. 

Note: This program is not approved to issue F-1 visas. 

Program Highlights

 

 

Merit Scholarship Opportunities

 

Hybrid: Prescribed In-person & Online courses

 

GMAT/GRE Not Required

 

Option to Study Abroad

 

Three Term Starts Per Year

 

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Flexible Schedule: Meeting the needs of busy, working professionals, the Part-Time MBA offers evening and weekend courses in a hybrid format to allow you to complete your studies without putting your career or life on hold.

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Education to Business (E2B™): Our most experiential, high impact E2B live client case studies connect students to leading companies where they will work alongside executives, assess organizational goals, and provide comprehensive, strategic business recommendations.

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Customized Academic Journey: Our degrees are not one-size-fits-all, our Part-Time MBA provides a variety of degree concentrations and specializations to tailor your degree specific to your area of interest.

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Integrative Collaborative Classes: Our Part-Time MBA classes allow for greater sharing of diverse ideas and perspectives, allowing you to create close connections with your peers and faculty mentors.

Quick Facts

 

Cost

$2,045 per unit*

Units

52

Duration

2-7 Years

Location(s)

Hybrid (West LA, Calabasas, Irvine)

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

See How Far You Can Go

Why Get an MBA Ad

Many professionals and students pursuing business ask, what is the return of 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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Part-Time MBA Admission

Spring 2024 Deadlines

 

aug
31

Priority Deadline
(Submit your application on Business CAS by this date for a $5,000 award)

oct
4

Standard Deadline
(Submit your application on Business CAS by this date for a $3,500 award)

dec
1

Final Deadline

Summer 2024 Deadlines

 

Jan
31

Priority Deadline
(Submit your application on Business CAS by this date for a $5,000 award)

FEB
21

Standard Deadline
(Submit your application on Business CAS by this date for a $4,000 award)

MAR
26

Final Deadline

 

 

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered for admission to the Part-Time MBA program: 

  • Personal Statement/Essay
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Recommendation letter
  • Online application

For further admission information, please visit our main admissions website.

 

 


Pepperdine Graziadio is dedicated to providing our students with funding solutions and options to help them reach their educational goals. Through our Office of Financial Aid, we offer an array of financing options including merit awards 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.

 

  Application Requirements

 

Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered for admission to the Part-Time MBA program: 

  • Personal Statement/Essay
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Recommendation letter
  • Online application

For further admission information, please visit our main admissions website.

 

 

  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 our Office of Financial Aid, we offer an array of financing options including merit awards 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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Amazon logo

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Fall 2021 Student Profile

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Top Five Industries: Bar graph shows the percentage breakdown of current industries our students are employed in. Our top five industries include 20% Entertainment/Media industry, 11.8% chose not to self-identify, 10.6% Healthcare, 7% Financial Services/Insurance and 6% Education/Non-profit. This information reflects the data collected from PTMBA applications for the fall 2021 cohort.

 

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Average Age

8 Years

Avg. Work Experience

55%

Female

45%

Male

What Our Students Are Saying

Connect directly with a current student to ask questions and learn more about their Graziadio experiences first-hand.

What Our Alumni Are Saying

 

Angela Copeland

"The PTMBA provided the tools I needed to be successful in my career."

Angela Copeland | PTMBA ’05
SVP of Marketing, Recruiter.com

Tom Sumner

"I used what I learned to immediately improve profitability, accountability, and brand value within the first semester."

Tom Sumner | PTMBA ‘03
President Yamaha Corporation of America

Quincy Newall

"I will forever honor the PTMBA mission to educate, inspire, and instill an ethical foundation."

Quincy Newall | PTMBA ’12
Founder and President TwentyOne14

Tiffany Stith

"The values-centered leadership skills I gained in the PTMBA guide me daily."

Tiffany Stith | PTMBA ’09
President and Chief Operating Officer Lawry’s Restaurant

 


 

Student Experience

 


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Values-Based, Personalized Learning

The Part-Time MBA 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 of Best for the World Leaders.


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Your Future with a Part-Time MBA

Our Career and Professional Development department provides resources to connect Part-Time MBA students 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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Your Part-Time MBA Support Team

The academic success of our students is at the heart of everything we do. Through our wide variety of Part-Time MBA 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 Part-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 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, LatinX MBA Conexion, Business Students of Color Association and Allies, and so much more to choose from, you'll be able to find a group that fits you.


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Learn in Global Destination

Grow as a leader through international experiences that enhance cross-cultural communication and broaden career opportunities. Part-Time MBA students are able to apply and participate in our one-week Global Business Incentives trips at one of our 40 university partners in over 25 countries.

Enroll in a Top Ranked Business School

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

 

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CEO Magazine Tier One Global

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CEO Magazine #22 Global Online

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Hannah Majuelo

Hannah Majuelo
Director of Recruitment, Part-Time Program

310.506.4858
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