BSM MBA Opportunities
Bachelor of Science in Management
Students who perform well in our Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) program have the opportunity to continue on and earn a prestigious Pepperdine MBA at an accelerated rate and with a reduction in tuition.
By earning a grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher, BSM students are eligible to waive units and the GMAT/GRE exam normally required for the Fully Employed MBA program.
MBAJ: Joint BSM and MBA
Our MBAJ program is an exclusive joint degree program for Pepperdine BSM students with a GPA of 3.4 or higher. If you qualify, you can earn an MBA in 30 units, rather than the standard 52 units. Students approved for MBAJ may also waive the GMAT/GRE exam requirement.
Pathways to FEMBA
BSM students who earn between a 3.0 and 3.3 GPA may be eligible to waive semester units and the GMAT/GRE exam as follows:
- 3.3 grade point average may waive up to 16 units and the GMAT/GRE test.
- 3.2 grade point average may waive up to 12 units and the GMAT/GRE test.
- 3.1 grade point average may waive up to 8 units and the GMAT/GRE test.
- 3.0 grade point average may waive the GMAT/GRE test.
Did you know? According to the 2009 US Census Data, individuals who have earned their bachelor's degree and continue their education with an MBA see an average increase in salary of 78%!