University of Pittsburgh - The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Contact Information

University of Pittsburgh
Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration
Mervis Hall
Pittsburgh, PA, 15260

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Graduate Business Degree Programs

MBA Degree Programs
• One-Year MBA
• Two-Year MBA
• Part-Time MBA
• Executive MBA
• Executive MBA in Healthcare

Specialized Master’s
• MS in Accounting
• MS in Customer Insights
• MS in Finance
• MS in Management Information Systems
• MS in Pharmacy Administration
• MS in Supply Chain Management

Joint- and Dual-Degree MBA Programs
• MBA/MS in Engineering
• MBA/Master of Health Administration
• MBA/MS in International Business
• MBA/Master of International Development
• MBA/Juris Doctorate
• MBA/MS in Management Information Systems
• MBA/Master of Public and International Affairs



Admission Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
• Application
• Transcripts/academic documents
• Official GMAT or GRE scores
• Current résumé
• Essay
• Two letters of recommendations
• Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (international applicants)

Tuition Costs

The total estimated cost of the full-time, two-year MBA program is $49,996 PA resident/$65,256 non-PA resident.

Description of Learning Environment

At Katz, Experience-Based Learning is our central curricular focus. We use real-world experiences to teach the hard skills (the analytic-driven technical competencies) and the soft skills (people-based skills such as leadership and teamwork) that are necessary to be a business leader. At Katz, students may complete an array of client-based projects, internships and co-ops, global business immersions, internal and external case competitions, and research fellowships.

Relevant Info on Faculty

Katz faculty members anchor our strong research culture and collaborative atmosphere. Their teaching approach ties the latest in business theory to experience-based learning to prepare students to be catalysts for change. According to the University of Texas at Dallas top 100 Business School Research Rankings, our faculty are ranked No. 24 for research productivity among U.S. public institutions and No. 41 in the United States.


Katz is consistently ranked among the world’s best business schools by Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, The Economist, Financial Times, U.S. News & World Report, and Poets & Quants.

Military Times named the Katz School Best for Vets: Business Schools.

The Katz School named Military Friendly® by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs, and Military Spouse.


When you are admitted to the full-time MBA program, you will automatically be considered for the Katz scholarship. Multiple awards are available each year. Submit your application no later than February 1 to qualify.

The University of Pittsburgh participates in the Post-9/11 GI Bill and the Yellow Ribbon Program.

Katz waives the application fee if you are currently serving or have served in the U.S. Armed Services. Please contact Admissions at Katz for details.


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Lisa Wong
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William Hardison
Commodity Manager, Tektronix

Mark Sander
Medical Service Corps Officer, U.S. Army

Heather Sprowls
Senior Associate, Deloitte

Andy Walton
Manager, Bechtel Plant Machinery

Michael Brough
Strategic Sourcing Leader, Crane

Stephen Drueke
Quality Assurance Specialist, Department of Defense

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Product Manager, PNC

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