Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management—Hands-On Education with a View
Idyllic Malibu Location
The Princeton Review ranked Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management at the Malibu campus among the most beautiful college campuses for good reason. The gorgeous oceanside campus ensures students feel comfortable in the company of their peers. Students can take advantage of on-campus housing, delving deeper into campus culture. The campus is only a 30-minute drive from Los Angeles. Students can also participate in study abroad programs to add further to their international profile.
Excellence in Innovative Business Programs
Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business and Management focuses on student experience. The average class size for full-time students is 25.6, allowing professors to know their students and serve as mentors. Instructors have even been known to share personal cell phone numbers.
Personal attention is a theme for the Graziadio Business School. For example, the concentration in dispute resolution provides specialized and versatile skills for graduates seeking to differentiate themselves in the workplace. The entrepreneurship programs boast many successful alumni, and the executive MBA program just opened a new building in Silicon Valley.
29 Month US Visa
The unique 12-month master’s of science in applied finance degree not only offers a practical curriculum tailor-made for students seeking intensive applied studies, but also qualifies international students in this program for Optional Practical Training after graduation. This 29 month F-1 STEM visa allows students to hone their skills by continuing work in the US.