You Belong at Katz

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Unified in their passion for achieving business excellence, Katz students come from all over the world and represent many different cultures, professional backgrounds, and life experiences. Our diverse community creates a stronger environment for a true global business education.

Katz students can expect an inclusive, accepting environment that embraces global thinking. We support every student regardless of race, religion, culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or political affiliation. Nontraditional students—including from military backgrounds—are welcome. Katz is a perennial “Military Friendly School” in the annual G.I. Jobs report.

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Diversity Candidates

On average our students come from over 10 different states and 8 different countries and are taught by faculty members who hail from all over the globe. Katz expands your worldview because the next generation of business won’t be defined by today’s geographical borders. Learn more

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International Candidates

At Katz we value the experience, perspective, and diversity of thinking that our international students bring to our program. Learn more.

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Military Candidates

At Katz we appreciate not only the service of our men and women in uniform, but the experience members of the armed forces bring to our MBA programs.

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Women Candidates

From the beginning, you’ll notice a spirit of collaboration at Katz. Past women MBAs have commented that the atmosphere isn’t as competitive as it is collaborative. It comes from the school’s commitment to globalism and diversity. Learn more about how Katz is a great choice for women candidates.


Katz provides networking and career guidance early in the MBA process. The impressive number of events and case competitions help me represent the school and keep me involved. Katz’s focus on Experience-based Learning gives 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 Linaburg

MBA '18

Katz is unique because of its genuine dedication to students. Career Management’s no-nonsense approach carefully creates a customized academic and career roadmap to ensure each student receives the necessary skills to secure a successful internship and job placement.

Tony Wang

MBA '19, President, Katz Military and Veterans Association, U.S. Army Veteran