Welcome to Pitt Business

We prepare leaders to shape organizations that
embrace and impact humanity.

Front entrance of Mervis Hall

Hail to Pitt

Pitt Business is deeply rooted in the business community and has an unbroken legacy of educating business leaders. Our students are introduced to influential alumni who are engaged, accessible, and far-reaching. Our alumni actively recruit our students for full-time positions and internships and can be found at leading companies in practically every industry, in nearly 90 countries, and in all 50 states. Pitt graduates are made up of business leaders, community champions, and do cutting-edge research.

The Pitt Business Perspective

Mission

The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and College of Business Administration leverage the opportunities created by our urban location and strong research culture to prepare students to be catalysts for change. Our mission is to merge communities of knowledge with communities of practice to create exceptional experience-based learning outcomes for students and relevant insights for business leaders.

Vision

Our aspiration is to be a recognized leader in the development and execution of experience-based learning opportunities for students and the creation of business knowledge, processes, and skills that generate lasting societal value.
A group of MBA students discussing a project in a meeting room

Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

We want everyone in the diverse community of Pitt Business to experience belonging, respect, and support. Our mission is to produce knowledge through research on issues relevant to business and society; prepare our students to create business value through leadership and practice; and promote global dialogue on economic and entrepreneurial activities that improve society.

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT

I have felt supported and appropriately challenged throughout my entire time at Pitt. I love Katz because of the people. The faculty, staff, and students all support each other and genuinely want each other to succeed.
Alex Vandenberg

PhD '24

I fell in love with Pitt Business as soon as I stepped foot on campus. The way faculty, staff, alumni, and students are willing to help and guide you to success is like no other place. Hail to Pitt!
Avielle Maser

BSBA Accounting '23