Executive DBA Admission Information
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) Application Requirements
Candidates must submit the following materials to be considered for admission to the DBA program:
- Personal Statement/Essay
- Research topic proposal (one-page essay)
- Intellectual contributions**
- Online application
Select candidates are invited to complete Phase 2 of the application process.
- Official transcripts
- TOEFL, PTE, IELTS Score, if applicable
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
- Graduate degree from an accredited institution*
- Time management plan
- Research Proposal (3 pages)
- Optional: Recommendation letters
*A graduate-level degree, preferably in a business or STEM-related field.
**Intellectual contributions are optional for the Executive DBA program.
For further admission information, please visit our main admissions website.
DBA 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:
- Federal loans****
- Private student loans
- Endowed scholarships
- Referral scholarship
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.
****Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
Yellow Ribbon Program
Graziadio Business School honors our Veterans by offering the Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program. Any Veteran interested in the DBA program should email our office of Veteran Affairs.