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Online MBA Program

A Top-Ranked Online MBA for Meaningful Change

The online Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Pepperdine's Graziadio Business School combines strategy, technology, and values-driven leadership.

Our curriculum empowers you to drive meaningful change — not just at work, but around the globe. The program is designed for aspiring leaders seeking to advance their careers at a leading organization or start an entrepreneurial venture. By choosing from one of seven concentrations, you will focus your degree and learn to lead with integrity while building business acumen.

The Graziadio Business School's programs are accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

Program Highlights



Comprehensive Online Dashboard 


Weekly Live Classes


Personalized Learning Experience


Dedicated Student Support


Global Alumni Network of 48,000+


Immersion Experience

All online MBA students attend one immersion experience in Los Angeles, known as the Personal and Leadership Development Workshop. This experience serves as an orientation to experiential and team-based learning models, as well as exercises that enhance communication and ethical decision-making.


MBA Concentrations

Our online MBA offers seven specific degree concentrations, allowing you to tailor your degree to fit your specific interests.

These include:


Develop expertise across business areas by choosing a combination of electives in finance, marketing, digital innovation, and leadership.

  Business Analytics

Gain a solid foundation in statistical methods, data analysis, and modeling techniques.


Explore topics related to corporate finance, investment banking, risk management, new venture financing, and real estate markets.


Learn how to develop global marketing strategies, with a focus on areas such as pricing, consumer segmentation, and product development.

  Digital Innovation and Information Systems

Discover how to build businesses using technologies including IT security and infrastructure management.

  Leadership and Managing Organizational Change

Hone your skills as a leader who celebrates diversity while making strategic, ethically responsible decisions.


Tap into your creativity and translate your vision into a real business — one that not only produces wealth but also allows you to express your personal values.




Quick Facts



$27,495 per term*




As few as 24 months



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

What Our Students Are Saying


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



Online MBA Admissions

At Graziadio Business School, we take a holistic view of each applicant to our online business master’s programs and aim to admit a diverse student body who bring strong leadership skills and unique experiences to our classes.

Admission Requirements

Application requirements include:

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Statement of purpose
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of recommendation

GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission to the program. However, if you choose to submit an official GMAT/GRE test score, you may add your score to the online application.

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

Application Deadlines

Classes begin in January, May, and August. Applications are accepted throughout the year, and the admissions committee reviews applications on a rolling basis. 

Fall 2024

  • January 31, 2024 - Priority Deadline
  • May 1, 2024 - Round 2 Deadline
  • August 1, 2024 - Final Deadline

Tuition and Financial Aid

You may be eligible to apply for federal student aid and private scholarship opportunities to help fund your Pepperdine Graziadio education. View our full tuition and financial aid page for resources and options.





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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Disney logo

Bank of America logo

Oracle logo

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The Online Learning Experience

By offering a standout curriculum accessible through online learning, we create the kind of business leaders the world needs today.

As a student, you will benefit from Pepperdine's resources through highly interactive live, online classes and asynchronous virtual coursework.

While enrolled in our online program, you can take advantage of the following features:

  • Online dashboard: Access upcoming assignments, live classes, grades, and 24/7 tech support. All features of the online dashboard are also available on a mobile app.
  • Weekly live classes: Attend interactive online classes hosted on the Zoom HD platform where you can directly interact with Pepperdine faculty, collaborate with classmates in breakout rooms, and participate using real-time presentation and annotation tools.
  • Personalized learning experience: Personalize the way you complete your coursework to align with your learning style by utilizing dark mode to avoid eye strain while studying at night, varying video speeds and searchable transcripts to successfully digest content, or streaming content to your TV.
  • Student support: Receive support from your dedicated academic and student success advisers, program directors, and Pepperdine faculty, who will help you further your development throughout the program.
  • Networking opportunities: Connect with our national network, filled with professors and peers from across the country, and take advantage of participating in school-sponsored events, including presentations and talks with industry leaders, as well as student leadership opportunities.




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 #24 Global Online



Frequently Asked Questions


  How long is the program?

The length of the program varies (by design) depending on the number of credits students take each semester. Full-time students can earn the degree in as few as 24 months. Those interested in completing the program at an accelerated, 20-month pace can apply for approval upon admission.

Please note degree conferral requires students to complete the following:

  • 52 units
  • 15 courses
  • 1 immersion
  Is Graziadio an accredited school?

Yes, the Pepperdine Graziadio Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International).

  Are there financial assistance opportunities?

Yes. Students have a variety of options to fund their education. Request more information, and an enrollment advisor will contact you to answer any questions you may have.

  What are the benefits of connecting with an enrollment advisor?

Connecting with an enrollment advisor will help you:

  • Understand the program admissions criteria and know whether you are eligible to apply
  • Gain insight into application best practices
  • Know what to expect as an online student, including the level of faculty interaction, program outcomes, and more
  • Have an immediate line of support in the event you have questions or need additional information


Contact Us

MBA Online Programs
Pepperdine University
Graziadio Business School
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263



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