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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program from Pepperdine’s Graziadio Business School is online—and it’s top-ranked.1 Just like our on-campus offering, our online MBA program combines education in strategy, technology, and values-driven leadership to empower you to drive meaningful change—not just at work, but in the world, too.

Complete in as Few as 24 Months  |  No GMAT Required  |  AACSB-Accredited

A Different Kind of Online MBA

Applied, Experiential, Learner-Focused, and Relational

Applied: Learn business strategy and insights you can apply immediately during weekly live classes and engaging course work you can complete on your own time in between classes.

Experiential: Pitch your solutions to executives at companies like Adobe and Coca-Cola through our Education to Business program—students work in small teams developing bold ideas that often get implemented, get them hired, and create real change.

Learner-Focused: Attend a program designed to fit your goals and your life. You can customize your degree through six concentrations, attend full or part time, and speak with admissions or student support about your professional goals at any time.

Relational: Engage with classmates during lively class discussion, work in teams, join us for an on-campus immersion in Malibu, and join a network of more than 40,000 values-driven professionals across the globe.


The online MBA curriculum explores business fundamentals through the lens of 21st-century insights and strategies to prepare you for business in a digital world.

Course topics include leadership development, business tech, organizational behavior, profitability, financial management, processes and systems, regulatory issues, strategic management, and more.

You will have the opportunity to customize your MBA with one of seven concentrations:

  • Business Analytics
  • Digital Innovation and Information Systems
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Leadership and Managing Organizational Change
  • Marketing
  • Global Business

Career Growth

An MBA remains a good investment for professionals in California and beyond seeking greater responsibility and a higher salary. According to the Graduate Management Admission Council, the average base salary companies offered MBA graduates in 2019 was $115,000.2

Whether you want to climb the ladder in your field or transition into a new industry, our Career Services team is available to support you during your time in the program with one-on-one career coaching, virtual career workshops, resume review, and so much more.

Once you graduate, you may consider pursuing work as a:

  • financial analyst
  • financial manager
  • marketing manager
  • human resources manager
  • business operations manager
  • sales manager
  • C-level executive (CEO, CFO, COO)


Pepperdine Graziadio Business School values diversity both in our applicants’ academic backgrounds and life experiences. Our online MBA program is designed for business professionals with two or more years of relevant career experience.

Classes begin in January, May, and August. Applications are accepted throughout the year and reviewed by the admissions committee on a rolling basis. To apply, you must have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Questions? We’re Here to Help.

Our admissions team is readily available to speak with you and offer support at every step of your application.

Request more information and an admissions counselor will contact you.

1Top 25 Online MBA Rankings. The Princeton Review. Retrieved on Nov. 10, 2020, from https://www.princetonreview.com/business-school-rankings?rankings=top-25-online-mba-programsarrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference

2Corporate Recruiters Survey 2019. Graduate Management Admissions Council. Retrieved on Nov. 10, 2020, from https://www.gmac.com/-/media/files/gmac/research/employment-outlook/business-school-hiring-report_corporate-recruiters-survey-2019_may-2019.pdf arrow_upwardReturn to footnote reference