The University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School PhD program provides an elite doctoral degree in business that is defined by passionate faculty mentoring, an interdisciplinary research focus, a flexible program of study, a focus on research publications, and connections to the corporate community.
Our mission is to produce internationally renowned experts in the business disciplines and place our graduates at leading research universities worldwide.
By reading highlights of their research you will see why Katz faculty is internationally recognized as experts in their fields and have published in prestigious academic journals such as Accounting Review and the Review of Financial Economics. In addition, a number of our faculty members serve on the editorial boards of the top academic journals. Many also serve or have served as the editors of these journals.
Academic Assessment Services (AAS) recognized Katz management sciences faculty as the nation's best in terms of research productivity. AAS also ranked the Katz faculty in the following disciplines among the nation's top 30 in terms of research productivity: information systems (7th), organizational behavior (20th), and strategy (29th).
The Katz PhD Program is proud to be a part of the University of Pittsburgh, a world-renowned research pioneer, and to contribute to Pitt's achievements in multidisciplinary research. From its position of strength in traditional disciplines, the University of Pittsburgh extends the frontiers of knowledge and creative endeavor. Read more about research at the University of Pittsburgh.