About the Graziadio School


The Pepperdine Graziadio Business School is accredited by the prestigious AACSB International- the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Fewer than 5% of business schools worldwide have earned this distinguished hallmark of excellence in management education. The Graziadio School is also accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Click here to learn more about these accrediting bodies.


Leadership Team

In collaboration with faculty and staff, the Leadership Team is responsible for oversight of the school including strategic planning and implementation.

Deryck van Rensburg John Paglia Bob McQuaid Kenneth Ko Claudio Ludovisi   

Staff Advisory Council (SAC)

To promote staff engagement and commitment, the Staff Advisory Council (SAC) serves to facilitate communication between the staff and the leadership team, to vet staff input, to provide feedback on decisions, and to represent all staff across the Graziadio School. In order to best serve Graziadio staff needs, the SAC created a Google Community site for you to share your thoughts or suggestions with us. If you have questions, comments, or concerns about the site, please contact any Council member.

2018 Staff Advisory Council Members:

Valerie Nowacki Christina LeRubio Kellsie Groff
Desiree Williams James Berneking Shany Mahalu  

Board of Visitors

The Graziadio Board of Visitors (BOV) is a high profile business advisory council, founded in 1996, whose primary objectives include four main areas: Reputation, Advice, Resources, and Advocate. BOV

Degrees and Programs

Click the link above to compare and contrast the part-time and full-time programs, or scroll through the galleries below to review specific programs.

Campus Locations

The Graziadio Business School is headquartered at the West Los Angeles Graduate Campus. Administrative offices for the full-time programs are located on the Malibu campus. The Graziadio School offers its degree programs at six locations throughout Los Angeles, Orange, and Ventura counties, as well as San Jose, CA. We just opened a campus in Calabasas, and to access resources for our new location, click here.


Drescher Graduate Campus

West LA

West LA Graduate Campus


Calabasas Graduate Campus


Encino Graduate Campus


Irvine Graduate Campus

Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Campus