Applications and Forms

WLA students

Course Overload Request Form

The Fully Employed Programs are designed for part-time enrollment, consisting of up to 10 units per trimester. In extenuating circumstances, students may request to take additional units provided there is a compelling reason and supporting documentation may be requested. Students who wish to request enrolling in more than 10 units will need to complete the course overload request form.

Access the online Course Overload Request Form here

FERPA Release Form

Pepperdine University's Student Records Policy, in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) allows students to grant access to their education records to others by completing this form and returning it to your program advisor.

Download the FERPA Release Form here

Grade Appeal

The Graziadio School provides a multi-level process by which students may dispute a grade assigned by a course instructor, in the event there are sufficient grounds for doing so. A grade appeal may pertain to either the final course grade or a specific assignment, project, or exam within a course. In either case, students have up to 30 calendar days from the date the grade was assigned to initiate the appeal process.

Download the Grade Appeal Guidelines here

Leave of Absence Request Form

Students who wish to take a leave of absence will need to submit a request form that will be routed to the Program Office for review. A leave may be taken for up to two consecutive terms. If the leave of absence exceeds two consecutive terms, students will be withdrawn from the program and will need to complete a status reactivation application to resume their course of study. Students have seven years to complete their degree program from their initial term of admission.

Access the online Leave of Absence Request Form here. 

Business Card Order Form

Students and alumni have the opportunity to purchase Pepperdine University business cards with their name and program of study. This is a great tool to use for highlighting your education during business networking opportunities.

Download the Business Card Order Form here

MBAJ Application

Program Overview

BSM graduates who have a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher are eligible for the MBAJ program, which is comprised of a minimum of 30 units. Students who waived course(s) in the BSM program are required to complete the equivalent MBA level courses(s). Students who earned a 'B-' or lower in a 4-unit BSM course must take the course at the MBA level and the additional units will be added to the 30 units required for the program. The MBAJ program is available at West LA, Irvine, Encino, Calabasas and Online.

Admission Requirements

  • Current BSM students are eligible to apply after completing 40 units in the BSM program.

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher in the BSM program.

  • Graduated with a BSM degree within 5 years of starting the MBAJ program.

  • Minimum of three years of work experience.

Access the online MBAJ application.

FEMBA Pathways Application

Program Overview

The FEMBA Pathways program provides an opportunity for BSM students who graduate with a 3.0-3.39 GPA to pursue the FEMBA program. The program is comprised of 52 units and students may waive courses based upon their cumulative GPA in the BSM program. Students may waive courses for which a grade of B or better was earned in the equivalent BSM-level course. The FEMBA Pathways program is available at West LA, Irvine, Encino, Calabasas, and Online.

  • 3.3 grade point average - may waive up to 16 units of coursework
  • 3.2 grade point average - may waive up to 12 units of coursework
  • 3.1 grade point average - may waive up to 8 units of coursework

Admission Requirements

  • Current BSM students are eligible to apply after completing 40 units in the BSM program.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 - 3.39 GPA in the BSM program.
  • Graduated with a BSM degree within 5 years of starting the FEMBA Pathways program.
  • Minimum of three years of work experience.

Access the online FEMBA Pathways application.

MSHR Pathways Application

BSM students are eligible to apply for the MSHR Pathways program after completing 40 units in the BSM program with a BSM GPA above 3.0. Students are encouraged to apply one trimester before their desired start date in the MSHR Pathways program.

Download the MSHR Pathways Application here

MSML Pathways Application

BSM students are eligible to apply for the MSML Pathways program after completing 40 units in the BSM program with a BSM GPA above 3.0. Students are encouraged to apply one trimester before their desired start date in the MSML Pathways program.

Download the MSML Pathways Application here

Status Reactivation Application

Students who have had grade activity and were unable to complete the program, excluding academic dismissals, may apply to have their status reactivated if it is within the 7-year requirement for degree completion by completing the Status Reactivation Application. The application is also intended for students who haven't had any grade activity and are returning within 2 years of original admission. Otherwise, students need to complete the entire admission process. Please visit the degree programs website for more information about the admissions process.

Access the online Status Reactivation Application here

For more information about academic requests, please refer to the Academic Catalog