Student Experience

The Pepperdine Online MBA Experience Is Like No Other

The Pepperdine experience includes our nationally recognized Education to Business program, live consulting projects, and two residencies at our coastal Malibu campus. With Pepperdine, you can tackle real-world issues and foster lasting connections.

With one of the largest alumni network on the West Coast, our MBA program has helped thousands of students pursue their professional goals — and we have a track record of success to prove it. But don’t just take it from us. Read what our graduates have to say about their time at Pepperdine University.


Survey respondents reported that our online MBA helped increased their career options.


Survey respondents agreed that our online MBA helped them earn a salary increase and a promotion.


Survey respondents would recommend our online MBA program to others.

According to a 2016 survey of our online MBA graduates

“The overall tangible skills you take away include analytical, critical thinking, and decision-making skills, as well as overall leadership and management skills.”

Richard Westerfield,

Pepperdine University online MBA graduate

“I think the difference between the Pepperdine online MBA and others is just how close of a community they create in the virtual environment. There’s a lot of synchronized work, there’s a lot of teamwork, and overall it’s very engaging.”

Jimmy Stewart,

Pepperdine University online MBA graduate

“I chose Pepperdine because I wanted something more than just an education — I wanted a chance to network and move ahead in my field.”

Tara Clark,

Pepperdine University online MBA graduate

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