University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration

Category: Graduate Schools | State: Pennsylvania

About University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration

The Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration (CBA) delivers a high quality business education that stresses experienced-based learning and the development of an appropriate mix of hard and soft skills to ensure students' success in a competitive, global marketplace. The Katz School's and CBA's strong relationships with organizations ranging in size from Fortune 100 companies to innovative startups, help us continuously improve our business of educating business people and help our students find jobs following graduation.

Military Friendly Ratings

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Military Student Support & Retention

Why attend University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration

The School is committed to helping military personnel transform their professional lives, whether transitioning out of the military into the corporate world, returning to the military after their MBA, or starting their commitment after ROTC. Through experienced-based learning, teamwork, leadership opportunities, and student organizations, Pitt Business provides a high-quality business education with hands-on skills needed to compete in the global marketplace. Located in Pittsburgh which is often recognized as the most livable US city enables Pitt Business to establish strong relates with a wide range of multinational organizations that hare headquartered in Pittsburgh.

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Top Degrees

plaeholder-teamAccounting

A program that prepares individuals to practice the profession of accounting and to perform related business functions. Includes instruction in accounting principles and theory, financial accounting, managerial accounting, cost accounting, budget control, tax accounting, legal aspects of accounting, auditing, reporting procedures, statement analysis, planning and consulting, business information systems, accounting research methods, professional standards and ethics, and applications to specific for-profit, public, and non-profit organizations.

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Business Administration & Management, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

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Finance, General

A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, manage, and analyze the financial and monetary aspects and performance of business enterprises, banking institutions, or other organizations. Includes instruction in principles of accounting, financial instruments, capital planning, funds acquisition, asset and debt management, budgeting, financial analysis, and investments and portfolio management.

Undergraduate Graduate
In State Out of State In State Out of State
Tuition $19,758 $32,478 $21,684 $29,620
Fees $900 $900 $830 $830
Room $11,582 $11,582 N/A N/A
Board N/A N/A N/A N/A
Books $680 $680 N/A N/A
Other Expenses $1,776 $1,776 N/A N/A
Totals $34,696 $47,416 $22,514 $30,450
  • Approved for Post 9/11 GI Bill
  • Armed Forces Tuition Assistance (TA) Funding
  • DOD Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for Tuition Assistance
  • Waives the admission application fee for military students and veterans
  • ACT or SAT test scores required for admission
  • Awards college credit for passing scores on CLEP exam
  • Participates in the Veterans Upward Bound program
  • Provide admissions events or special admissions information sessions customized for prospective students who are military service members
  • Customized student orientation program for military students
  • Mentoring/on-boarding programs for new military students or veterans
  • Tuition discounts specifically for military students
  • Additional scholarships specifically for military students and veterans
  • In-state tuition without residency requirements for military personnel
  • Compliant with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 ("Choice Act")
  • Active duty or reserve military student returns without penalty after deployment
  • Offers evening programs
  • Offers weekend programs
  • Offers accelerated courses (i.e., 6-8 weeks course completion time)
  • Explicit commitment to serving the military and veteran community
  • Commitment incorporated into the institution’s mission, vision and values
  • Formal policy in place regarding business conduct and compliance when admitting, educating, advising, and placing military and/or veteran students
  • Academic advising
  • Career planning services
  • Veteran-to-veteran peer mentoring program
  • Dedicated social space for gathering (e.g. a student lounge or veteran center) reserved specifically for military service members and veterans
  • Campus/social networking events planned specifically for veterans?
  • Specialized career guidance counseling or other programs to help military students identify careers to pursue
  • Industry-employer relationship programs available to active duty military students and veterans to assist with post-graduate employment outcomes