The Fully Employed MBA program is designed specifically for students who wish to work full time while earning their degree. The curriculum is built around real-world application, not just theory, so students can apply what they learn in class at the workplace the next day.
Prestige meets practicality
Employers know that Pepperdine MBAs have the advantage of a top-ranked education coupled with the know-how to make an immediate impact on the job. As a graduate, you benefit from our esteemed reputation to help open doors to your professional future. But rest assured, you’ll not only earn the Pepperdine name, you'll have the skills to back it up.
The Smart Choice for Tomorrow’s Leaders
- Internationally Acclaimed
The Graziadio School has been highly ranked by the world’s foremost authorities in business, giving you a distinctive edge in your career.
- Real-world Curriculum
Coursework prepares students for the workplace with real-world business challenges taught by faculty with extensive business experience in addition to outstanding academic credentials.
Pepperdine offers one of the only MBA programs that allows you to complete your MBA in as little as two years – or at a more traditional pace depending on your needs.
- Personal Attention
With an average class size of just 25 students, Pepperdine ensures you receive the personal, hands-on attention you deserve.
- Career Assistance
Pepperdine offers exceptional career services for students and alumni, including one-on-one career coaching and specialized career workshops.
- California’s Largest Alumni Network
When you enroll, you become part of the largest MBA alumni network in California—offering unmatched opportunities for career networking and connecting with influential business leaders.
The Fully Employed MBA curriculum provides you with cross discipline education and many elective/emphasis options in a framework of 52 units of course work. Courses are organized into three modules designed to develop specific skill sets. Each module culminates with a hands-on simulation that you will complete prior to beginning the subsequent module. There is some flexibility in scheduling within each module.
Five Convenient Locations
With five graduate campuses to choose from, Pepperdine’s Fully Employed MBA program makes it easier than ever to obtain the prestigious degree you deserve.