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Social Entrepreneurship and Change

Pepperdine University

20 months
1320 USD/credit 31680 USD/year
1320 USD/credit 31680 USD/year
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Social Entrepreneurship and Change from Pepperdine University prepares students to solve social issues and inspire change as leaders in a wide variety of entrepreneurial, organizational, and business settings.


At Social Entrepreneurship and Change from Pepperdine University you will experience wide-ranging and comprehensive instruction that incorporates a unique balance of organizational and enterprise competencies. Students analyze complex social problems, create sustainable market-based solutions, and learn management practices such as formulating strategies, leading impactful organizations, and developing business plans that include finance, economic logic, and marketing campaigns. In the second year of the curriculum, learners participate in a Global Exchange Experience in a developing country.

Graduates with Social Entrepreneurship and Change from Pepperdine University will be able to:

  • demonstrate self-knowledge by identifying their interests, values, and strengths
  • identify compatible career pathways and related occupational information
  • define one or more concrete career objectives to pursue, and implement an action plan
  • communicate the connection between their relevant qualifications and their career objective

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leadership and Service
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Faith, Ethics, Diversity, and Philanthropy 
  • Creating a Compelling Vision for Change 
  • Globalization and Social Change 
  • Global Change Experience 
  • Mobilizing the Diverse Citizen Sector 
  • Marketing and Public Relations for the Social Change 
  • Program Evaluation and Information Management
  • Managing the Philanthropic Enterprise 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines


40 alternative credits



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Your application for admission with a nonrefundable processing fee
  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Official student transcripts 
  • Two professional recommendations
  • A 1-2 page Statement of Educational Purpose addressing previous involvement or interest in social change issues, professional goals and objectives, and a social issue of personal importance, including reasons why the issue is a particular concern
  • (Optional) Your professional CV or resume emailed to
  • Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL).
  • GPA 3.0 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1320 USD per credit during 20 months.
  • National

    31680 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1320 USD per credit during 20 months.

Living costs for Malibu Beach

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Updated over a year ago

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