Discovering Your Potential
An MBA to Define your Future
At Pepperdine University, we believe that in order to advance as a leader, one must first develop as an individual.
As a student of the Graziadio School of Business and Management, you will enjoy an interactive, highly engaging, transformational, and challenging educational experience that cultivates self-awareness and prepares you for success in the next chapter of your career.
The value of your MBA
A University with Character. A Degree with Credibility.
Founded on the core values of integrity, stewardship, courage, and compassion, Pepperdine University’s prestigious Graziadio School of Business and Management enjoys a national and international reputation as one of the leading business schools in the world. It boasts one of the largest MBA alumni networks in the western United States and has been lauded as a top business school by some of the foremost authorities in business, including The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, and U.S. News & World Report.
Offering the same blend of advanced professional training and personal development as the on-campus program, our online MBA delivers the innovative ideas, new skills, and practical knowledge you need to advance in your current career, change careers, or to establish a lasting career at the management or executive level.
Founded on the core values of integrity, stewardship, courage, and compassion.
A University with Character
A Degree with Credibility
Fully accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), an honor bestowed on less than 5 percent of business schools worldwide, our program is highly esteemed within the professional community.
We are known for developing values-centered, highly-skilled leaders and socially responsible global citizens who are not afraid to roll up their sleeves, get to work, and make an immediate impact within their respective organizations and the community at large.
Pepperdine University is accredited by WASC, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Establish the foundation for a lasting career at the management or executive level.
One of the defining elements of Pepperdine University’s online MBA curriculum is the initial weekend-long on-campus Personal and Leadership Development Workshop. This exclusive and highly engaging residency experience is an initial course and sets the tone for your online classes.
Build on Your
The Personal and Leadership Development Workshop is uniquely designed to allow you and your student peers to establish the foundation of your learning community by developing a shared understanding of your collective learning objectives.
Together, you will explore the dynamics of interpersonal communication, personal ethics, values, and team development, all of which will help you initiate and cultivate valuable working relationships with your future classmates and professors. The workshop will provide an overview of the online MBA curriculum, and the concepts you learn over the weekend will serve as a valuable resource throughout your educational journey.
Embark on a Dynamic Journey
of Self Discovery
Whether on-ground or online, we believe that a high level of social engagement is required to create an extremely rich learning environment.
Our personalized approach to graduate education enables us to cultivate a close-knit community where students, alumni, faculty, and staff all work together to create an exceptional educational experience.
Business Education gets Personal
Because we understand that not everyone will bring the same level of experience or business finesse into the program, the Personal and Leadership Development Workshop is designed to provide you with the opportunity to complete Pepperdine University’s proprietary self-assessment examination.
Experience the Power of
This highly personalized and impactful evaluation tool is designed to help you assess your current level of business acumen, discover your strengths, identify areas for growth, and cultivate your aptitude for self-awareness.
Our deeply reflective approach can help you build the confidence and develop the skills needed to conquer the personal and professional challenges you will face throughout your life. We believe that you can leave this program significantly transformed in ways that will allow you to make an immediate impact in business, your home, your community, and the world.
The initial residency weekend workshop sets the foundation for your MBA experience. It's a fun and interactive atmosphere centered on the development of relationships that, in many instances, last a lifetime. ~ Kent Rhodes, EdD, Practitioner Faculty of Applied Behavioral Science
An MBA Experience to Remember
The initial residency weekend workshop sets the foundation of your MBA experience. On Friday evening, you'll have a chance to meet and interact with faculty. The rest of the weekend is spent collaborating and learning with fellow students to jump-start the process of becoming a true learning community.