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University of Pittsburgh

Master of Public Administration Program

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Master of Public Administration Program is located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Administration (JD/MPA)
Master of Public Health/Master of Public Affairs (MPH/MPA)
Master of Science in Information Science/Master of Public Administration (MSIS/MPA)
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Affairs (MSW/MPA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Energy and environment
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Governance and international public management
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Policy research and analysis
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public and nonprofit management
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Urban affairs and planning

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 54

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or GMAT
Thesis Optional
Capstone seminar

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

220
Applied
191
Accepted
44
Enrolled
87%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st January 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 1st August 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements 2 letters of recommendation, resume, undergraduate transcripts, personal statement

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

118
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
84%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.39%
Black or African American 5.08%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

44
Total faculty
Full-time - 30
Part-time - 14
Male (28)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Urban affairs and planning, governance and international public management, public and nonprofit management, policy research and analysis, energy and environment
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,557,053

Location & Contact

Address 3601 Posvar Hall
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. John Keeler
Dean
Email: gspia@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-648-7605
Fax: 412-648-7601