Pepperdine UniversityGraziadio School of Business and Management

The Pepperdine Part-Time MBA

On the Pulse of Business

The Pepperdine Graziadio School puts you at the center of learning that pulsates with collaboration, innovation, and experience. We offer one of the most flexible part-time MBA programs in the greater Los Angeles area, taught by hands-on industry experts who connect you to the heartbeat of business with up-to-the-minute, field-tested knowledge. Our continually expanding network of locations means you can fulfill your personal and work responsibilities as you earn a top-ranked MBA in a thriving community that moves to your rhythm.

Components of the Pepperdine MBA

Small Class Sizes

In our Part-Time program, the average student-teacher ratio is 14:1. We limit class size to encourage the exchange of ideas and student collaboration. You get to know your peers and professors and they get to know you, too.

Locations at the Nexus of Business

More than one campus means more than convenience. The Graziadio School is strategically located in business hubs throughout Southern California. This means you can study more and spend less time trying to get to class. Each student benefits from learning at the center of opportunity and inspiration.

Personalized Learning

The Graziadio School offers the best balance of theoretical knowledge and practical application to equip you with agility and know-how. You specialize your MBA with one of eight unique areas of concentration. Choose the concentration that is right for your career.

Built-In Reputation

The Pepperdine Graziadio School is recognized throughout the global business community for shaping ethical leaders through values-centered education. As a student you will grow both as a person and business leader.

Flexible Formats

With flexible, fast-track, and hybrid learning format options, you can earn a Pepperdine MBA in as quick as two years, or take your time and complete it in up to seven years. Choose among evening and weekend classes and find the right path to your future.

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Amplify Your Impact in Small Class Sizes

Experiential learning in a small-cohort is at the forefront of our classes at the Graziadio School. Our students and faculty come to Pepperdine from a variety of backgrounds, representing virtually every industry. In a small, collaborative environment, you can hone your team-building skills and forge lifelong relationships with your peers.

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12:1 student faculty ratio

Study at the Nexus of Your Business Community

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At Pepperdine, you can access an exceptional education that enhances your life without upending it. With locations in Malibu, West Los Angeles, Irvine, Encino, Westlake Village, and our new downtown Santa Barbara campus, Pepperdine puts the student at the epicenter of opportunity, inspiration, and advancement.

Locations: Encino, Irvine, Westlake Village, West Los Angeles, Westmont

Hit the Ground Learning

Jump in feet-first into a hand-on curriculum that is both practical and relevant. The Graziadio School of Business and Management pushes academic boundaries and invites you to apply real-life problem-solving strategies beyond the classroom.

"Small classes are wonderful. Professors know students by name and lectures can be tailored to students' interests."

Stefanie Fujinami

Pepperdine MBA Student
Graziadio Business School

Pepperdine MBA Student

Enroll in Recognition and Impact 

PayScale ranks Pepperdine in the top 25% of U.S. business schools that produce the highest earning alumni. Graziadio graduates enjoy the positive impact a nationally-ranked Pepperdine degree has on their careers and their earning potential.

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US News

The Princeton Review ranks Pepperdine University MBA the #3 Greatest Opportunity for Women.


Princeton Review

The Graziadio Business School MBA was recently ranked in the top 25% of U.S. business schools that produce the highest earning alumni.


Choose the Path to Your Potential

Flex MBA Option

Hybrid Learning Format

Want the best of both worlds? We offer MBA courses in a hybrid format, combining face-to-face class time with online learning.

Online MBA Option

Online Learning Format

Pepperdine MBA students who are enrolled in our Part-Time MBA have the option to take up to twelve units of online coursework.

Fast Track MBA Option

Fast Track Format

Complete your MBA program at a faster pace. At Pepperdine, our accelerated option allows qualifying students to earn an MBA in 20 months.