A degree in finance prepares students for graduate studies in finance and careers
in consulting, investment advising, regulation compliance, and banking. In addition
to the mechanics of finance, the degree explores how finance can improve society.
Students interested in earning a degree in finance must complete 65 - 67 units plus
an additional seven units in general education.
What Finance Grads Are Doing
Data collected from the 2022 class within six months of graduation.
Employed Full-Time or Part-Time
Total Settled Graduates
Pepperdine Seaver College is consistently recognized among the top-ranked universities in California and the United States. We are a Christian university where students grow in knowledge and character. As a liberal arts institution, we focus on providing rich opportunities for intellectual and spiritual exploration for students with a diverse community.
Located in Malibu, CA
13:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio
80% of Students Participate in an International Program
120,000 + Alumni Network
Service Leadership Project
Our undergraduate business administration majors in accounting, business, and international
business as well as nonprofit management minors all take a required course called
the Service Leadership Project, designed to blend academic study with community service.
Students form consulting teams to serve nonprofit organizations by applying business
concepts and skills to mutually agreed-upon projects.
Nonprofit Leadership Collaborative
The Nonprofit Leadership Collaborative prepares all undergraduate students at Seaver
College for a life of service personally and professionally while strengthening the
impact of the nonprofit sector in our community.
Clubs and Activities
Our students are part of a number of clubs and societies, including the Accounting
Society, Alpha Kappa Psi, Delta Sigma Pi, Pepperdine Microfinance Club, Pepperdine
Entrepreneur Club, Rotaract, and the Sports Business Association.
Our Business Administration Division has a full-time faculty member serving as an
internship coordinator for our students. We offer internships for academic credit
and encourage students to take advantage of the wealth of internship opportunities
in the Los Angeles area.
The Seaver College business division offers two departmental scholarships. Current
students are invited to explore the Maxy Pope Alles and Michael R. Summers Memorial
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Business Administration Division
24255 Pacific Coast Highway
Malibu, CA 90263
Office: CCB 305
Divisional Dean & Professor of Organizational Behavior & Management