Why Katz

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At Katz, we believe experience-based learning is fundamental to unrivaled readiness. Our exclusive combination of hands-on coursework, competitions, and simulations prepares students for global leadership. Equal parts challenging and supportive, the Katz formula is to continually offer career advancement through curated experience-based learning. The end goal is to produce students who feel confident, prepared, and ready to lead.

Experience-Based Learning

At Katz, we believe that real-world experience is the best teacher. Our active learning approach enables you to be Katz Ready from day one.

Global Learning

Katz students broaden and enrich their local experiences by completing global research and international workshops across the world with Pitt alumni, local business leaders, and other experts. Discover opportunities for global learning.

Faculty and Research

Our 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.


The Katz School of Business leadership drives the strategic vision of the business school.

Centers and Initiatives

Katz is home to dynamic, unrivaled academic centers that put leading-edge theories into action and practice, build strong industry partnerships, and give students invaluable opportunities.

Stats and Rankings

Learn more about the Katz Graduate School of Business by viewing the school's recent rankings and statistics.

Career Management

At Katz, we offer career-advising resources to put students on the right path based on their strengths and realistic career objectives. We help students secure positions that fit their professional objectives and the needs of employers.