Pepperdine Graziadio Business School Receives the Highest Standards of Excellence in Business Education
The AACSB International Board of Directors awarded all business degree programs offered by Pepperdine Graziadio Business School with AACSB Accreditation. Pepperdine Graziadio’s achievement in receiving AACSB Accreditation reaffirms the school’s long-term commitment to develop, implement, and maintain the highest level of business education for its students. The three pillars of AACSB Accreditation engagement, innovation, and impact, align with Graziadio’s mission to: promote transformational learning, create applied knowledge, and equip students to become Best for the World business leaders and entrepreneurs. Pepperdine Graziadio is proud to be part of the 30 percent of business schools in the U.S. to carry AACSB Accreditation.
The AACSB Accreditation ensures the level of quality in business education is substantial, providing students with the opportunity to learn necessary business concepts needed to succeed. The AACSB-accredited program expands Pepperdine Graziadio’s network, in academia and the business sector, and gives graduates a larger launchpad to obtain a high-valued job. According to a Financial Times’ analysis of 72 Fortune 500 CEOs with MBA degrees, 95 percent of degree holders attended AACSB-accredited schools.
To maintain accreditation, a business program must undergo a rigorous internal review in which the program demonstrates its continued commitment to the 15 quality standards relating to strategic management and innovation; students, faculty and professional staff; learning and teaching; as well as the school’s engagement with both the academic study and professional practice of business and management.