GMAT Waiver Information

GMAT and GRE waivers are available for candidates who demonstrate competency and readiness for our rigorous online MBA and online MS in Business Analytics (MSBA) programs.

By taking a holistic approach in evaluating applicants, we are able to recognize substantial real-world experience and accomplishments. This approach translates into diverse cohorts with students who bring invaluable experience and bold ideas to the classroom.

Online MBA & MSBA GMAT Waiver Requirements

To be eligible for a GMAT or GRE waiver, candidates must:

  • Have a minimum of three years’ full-time professional work experience and one of the following:
    • Quantitative Bachelor of Science degree in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math), finance, or accounting.
    • Degree in economics that is quantitative in nature.
    • Undergraduate degree with a grade of B or higher in a statistics or calculus course completed at the college level.
    • Bachelor of Science in management from the Graziadio Business School.
    • Bachelor of Science in business from Seaver College of Pepperdine University.

Please note that the GMAT and GRE waivers are not automatic, and an approved waiver does not guarantee admission to the Pepperdine University MBA or MSBA programs.