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Have you ever been involved in a disciplinary proceeding at Pepperdine and/or have you ever been in an incident involving the Pepperdine Department of Public Safety?*

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Updated Research Proposal

Professional and Academic References

Please identify two professional references and one optional academic reference who have provided letters of reference that comment on your suitability for Pepperdine's Executive DBA program. These letters should include specific comments about their assessment of any attributes that will impact your successful completion of the significant applied research that is core to the Pepperdine's Executive DBA program.

Please note: if your references prefer to send their letters of recommendation directly to Pepperdine Admission they may do so by emailing them to pgbs.admission@pepperdine.edu

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Please list any family members who are Pepperdine students, employees, or alumni. (Include former name, if applicable.)
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Essays

Please answer the following question(s) in one page each (300 words).

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Intellectual Contributions

List your previous published or authored work (including but not limited to white papers, articles and/or books.)

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Testing Information

Applicants who earned their undergraduate/graduate degree(s) in a language other than English must submit the English Proficiency Test score taken within the last two years from one of the agencies listed below:

Education Information

Please note that an undergraduate and graduate degree are required for this program.

Please note that an undergraduate and graduate degree are required for this program.

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Executive DBA Time Planning

We anticipate that in order to complete the Pepperdine Executive DBA program within the intended 3-year period, you will need to dedicate an average of 25 hours per week to your doctoral studies in addition to attending the six mandatory week-long residential class sessions at Pepperdine's Malibu campus. Please provide a detailed description of how you intend to reallocate your personal and professional responsibilities to allow you attend the three mandatory week-long residential class sessions in both the first and second years of the program, and allow you to allocate at least 25 hours per week to your doctoral studies.

Education Information

Provide transcripts for your bachelor's degree and postbaccalaureate degree(s).

Applicants who attended schools outside the United States are required to submit certified transcripts in English. Transcripts must include a cumulative grade point average (GPA on a 4.0 scale, A = 4.0) that has been evaluated by a credentials service such as the World Education Services, Inc. at www.wes.org.

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