Graziadio Hallmarks: Entrepreneurial
Encouraging New Ideas
Whether students are businesses owners or in a corporate setting, Pepperdine fosters a spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship
The entrepreneurial heritage of Graziadio is exemplified by two successful entrepreneurs. First, our benefactor, George Graziadio, founder of Imperial Bank; and Pepperdine's founder, George Pepperdine, a pioneer in the automotive industry.
More about our Founder and Benefactor
Degrees for Entrepreneurs
The entrepreneurship programs at Pepperdine guide students in how to launch a company starting from the spark of an idea. Classes are designed to tap into your creativity. To also translate your vision to an actual business producing not simply wealth, but express your passion and values.
Students may choose from two degree options that focus on entrepreneurship:
- Fully Employed MBA (concentration in entrepreneurship)
- Full-time MBA (concentration in entrepreneurship)