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University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Pittsburgh, PA
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301 Mervis Hall

Pittsburgh, PA 15260

United States

Phone: 412-648-1700

Fax: 412-648-1659


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Academic Experience Rating: 93
Concentrations: Accounting, Finance, Information Systems/Information Technology, International Business, JD/MBA - Dual Degree, Marketing, MS/MBA -- Dual Degree, Organizational Behavior, Supply Chain Management
Centers of Research: Institute for Industrial Competitiveness; International Business Centers; Institute of Entrepreneurial Excellence; The Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership; Center for Health and Care Work; Office of Technology Management; Technology Commercialization Alliance.
Part Time Program: Yes
Evening Program: Yes
Executive MBA Program Offered: Yes
Other Advanced Degrees Offered: Ph.D. program. 5 years
Joint / Combined Degrees Offered: - MBA/MS-Engineering in the following specialties in 20 months: • Bioengineering • Chemical and Petroleum Engineering • Civil and Environmental Engineering • Electrical and Computer Engineering • Industrial Engineering • Materials Science and Engineering • Mechanical Engineering - MBA/MS-MIS in Management of Information Systems in 20 months; - MBA/JD - Business and Law in 43 months; - MBA/MPIA in Masters of Public and International Affairs in 20 months; - MBA/MID in Masters of International Development in 20 months; - MBA/MIB in Masters of International Business in 20 months.
Study Abroad Options: 1) Foreign exchange programs with German institutions: a)The Universität Augsburg b) The European Business School (Oestrich Winkel) 2) Foreign exchange program with Universidad Tecnica Federico Santa Maria in Valparaiso, Chile 3) Foreign exchange program with Euromed Management, Marseille, France 4) Summer internships abroad as part of the MBA/MIB 5) Study abroad in Montevideo, Uruguay and India in cooperation with the School of Engineering
Other Programs: 1) Study abroad modules in Eastern Europe, Asia, and Latin America 2) Global Research Practicum in various countries in Europe, South America, Asia, and Middle East 3)Consulting Field Projects in Europe, South America, and Asia
Academic Calendar: August - April
Online Course Catalog: http://www.business.pitt.edu/katz/mba/academics/courses/index.php
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Student Faculty Ratio: 6:1
Total Faculty: 79%
Full-Time Faculty: 79%
Part-Time Faculty: 21%
Female Faculty: 27%
Minority Faculty: 5%
Faculty with diverse interests and expertise in cutting-edge research streams, explosing students to the latest business theories.: www.business.pitt.edu/katz/faculty/index.php
One-Year Accelerated MBA Option: www.business.pitt.edu/katz/mba/academics/programs/one-year.php
Emphasis on Experience Based Learning: www.business.pitt.edu/katz/ebl.php
Consulting Field Project: www.business.pitt.edu/katz/mba/academics/courses/consulting-project.php
Joint and dual degree programs -- MBA/JD, MBA/ MS in Engineering, MBA/ MIB, MBA/MIS: www.business.pitt.edu/katz/mba/academics/programs/index.php
MBA Certificates with cross-disciplinary focus -- such as in Global Supply Chain Management; Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship; and Project Management: www.business.pitt.edu/katz/mba/academics/certificates
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Academic Services Offered
Academic Prep Programs for Incoming Students:Yes
Peer Tutoring Programs:Yes
Description:We provide a system of peer mentoring for all students in the MBA program. http://www.business.pitt.edu/katz/mba/career/index.php
Minority Support Groups:Yes
Description:1) Diversity scholarships 2) National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Pittsburgh Chapter MBA 3) Association of Latino Professionals in Finance (ALPFA) 4) Annual Diversity Recruiting Luncheon 5) Annual Orientation Breakfast 6) Funded travel to diversity job fairs and case competitions 7) Regularly scheduled update meetings 8) Pitt Black MBA Network 9) Roberto Clemente MBA Association http://www.business.pitt.edu/katz/mba/admissions/diversity/index.php
Women Support Groups:Yes
Description:MBA Womens International
Non-US Student Support Groups:Yes
Description:1) Katzport http://www.business.pitt.edu/katz/mba/career/katzport.php 2) English Language Institute 3) Accent Language Modification and Improvement (Language Assessment Workshop)
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups:Yes
Description:Networking, giving back, and speakers series
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