• This is Katz

    Real stories, real experiences, from real students.

  • ABHINAV SHARMA

    2-Year MBA | MIS & Marketing
    2018
    Graduate
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    Product Manager
     

    Why Katz Katz has a close-knit, supportive community that is conducive to both professional and personal development. I know almost all of my professors and peers, and they know me by name.

    Stack

The flexible curriculum allows students to chart their own paths, and study what they most enjoy.

- Abhinav
  • MATTHEW LINABURG

    2-YEAR MBA | Operations & Strategy
    2018
    Graduate
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    Business-Centered Scientific Liaison
     

    Why Katz Katz provides networking and career guidance early in the MBA process. The impressive number of events and case competition help represent the school and keep me involved.

    Smallman Galley

Katz's focus on Experience-Based Learning give real-world context to concepts learned in class. I credit the unparalleled scholastic environment to an immensely knowledgeable faculty and camaraderie generated by the career office.

- MATTHEW
  • SUGANDHA KUMAR

    MBA | Finance
    2018
    Graduate
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    Manager in Financial Planning & Analysis
     

    Why Katz The best thing about Katz is the experience-based learning curriculum. I get to work with diverse teams on real-world projects that focus on a wide range of business issues.

    Carnegie Library

Every professor here is highly accomplished, and their teaching methods give us the tools to deliver in any demanding business situation. The faculty takes time to establish one-on-one relationships with each student, which creates an environment for advancement and success.

- SUGANDHA
  • ROBERT INNIS

    MBA | Marketing
    2018
    Graduate
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    Brand Manager
     

    Why Katz I chose Katz for the course offerings. I knew I could build upon my strengths through the strong core curriculum with specific classes that would help me learn invaluable tactics and strategies for my career.

    Stack

The international community at Katz is eye-opening. Learning from individuals who come from all over the world is a valuable experience in and of itself.

- ROBERT
  • TONY WANG

    2-YEAR MBA | Marketing & Strategy
    2019
    Graduate
    Future Title
    Assistant Brand Manager at a CPG Company
     

    Why Katz Katz is unique because of its genuine dedication to students.

    Smallman Galley

The Career Management's no-nonsense approach carefully creates a customized academic and career roadmap to ensure that each student receives the necessary skills to secure a successful internship and job placement.

- TONY
  • DANIELLE HARDY

    MBA |Marketing & Strategy
    2018
    Graduate
    Future Title
    Senior Brand Manager
     

    Why Katz The Katz diversity recruitment team is fantastic in providing abundant support to ensure the success of all underrepresented students.

    Carnegie Library

Career Management at Katz places emphasis on interview preparation beginning on day one. Candidates are interviewed by both admissions and career advisors to gauge personal skills and potential for job placement. Upon acceptance, students are in constant communication with career advisors over the summer in preparation for the fall recruiting season.

- DANIELLE
  • MARIAH FOSNIGHT

    JOINT DEGREE | MBA IN FINANCE & STRATEGY | Master of International Development
    2017
    Graduate
    Future Title
    Social Entrepreneur
     

    Why Katz Katz offers a variety of atypical class structures to give students flexibility and invaluable out-of-classroom experience, including immersions, consulting field projects, and GRPs.

    The Abbey on Butler Street

Katz makes an incredible effort to connect its students and offers them a variety of platforms to network and build relationships outside of the classroom. Thanks to the two-week orientation, I felt comfortable knowing that I would recognize most of the faces in my classes the first week of the first semester.

- MARIAH
  • CLARA LEE

    PROFESSIONAL MBA | MARKETING & HUMAN RESOURCES
    2017
    Graduate
    Future Title
    Vice President/Director
     

    Why Katz Katz is a credible and reputable business school that’s more affordable than others, and comes with a strong community that makes it special and unique.

    Smallman Gallery

I enjoy collaborating in a supportive environment with other hard-working, motivated students. The caring, accessible faculty has also made an impact on my personal and professional development.

- CLARA
  • ANDREW YAMARICK

    EXECUTIVE MBA
    2017
    Graduate
    Current Title
    Director of Commercial Operations, GE Healthcare
     

    Why Katz Katz has a committed career management team and alumni who are willing to help students network and explore career opportunities.

    Stack

The Executive MBA program at Katz features a tailored program for working professionals to earn an advanced degree, gain international exposure, and work with the top talent from around the world. It is one of the only programs that gives you the ability to do all three.

- ANDREW
  • TRAVIS GROSS

    EXECUTIVE MBA
    2018
    Graduate
    Current Title
    VICE PRESIDENT COMMERCIAL SALES, NORTH AMERICAN OPERATIONS
     

    Why Katz Katz has a reputation of being one of the top business schools in the area. The learning opportunities, coupled with the prospect of networking with other executives, made Katz an easy choice.

    Smallman Gallery

The Katz business school truly lives up to its reputation. It offers a world-class education that translates quickly into real-world applications, with concierge-like service.

- TRAVIS
  • AKTA PARIKH

    MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING
    2017
    Graduate
    Future Title
    Tax Associate
     

    Why Katz In addition to the faculty and wide range of courses, there’s a huge network of supportive alumni in Pittsburgh, and around the world.

    DiAnoia's Eatery

Katz offers impressive student diversity which helps us learn more about world cultures.

- AKTA
  • JACOB NIKITUK

    MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ACCOUNTING
    2017
    Graduate
    Future Title
    Partner Within a Law Firm
     

    Why Katz I’ve learned so much about culture, food, and music from other countries from attending this university. I’ve bonded with so many other students and created lifelong friendships.

    Stack

Katz has the advantage of company involvement. Nearly every week, the atrium of Mervis houses campus recruiters who are actively searching for students to fill positions within their firms. This advantage helped me to secure a job with EY.

- JACOB
  • KRISTIN STACK

    PhD | ACCOUNTING
    2019
    Graduate
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    Assistant Professor of Accounting
     

    Why Katz Pure and simple, I chose Katz for my PhD over other schools because of the people.

    Constellation Coffee

The faculty treat me like one of their own, and their challenging assignments and high expectations inspire me to push myself. The culture of the PhD program is highly collaborative. My colleagues and I are engaged and excited to build ideas from the ground up.

- KRISTIN

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