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University of Pittsburgh

Master of Public and International Affairs Program

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Master of Public and International Affairs Program is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Information Science/Master of Public and International Affairs (MSIS/MPIA)
Master of Public Health/Master of Public and International Affairs (MPH/MPIA)
Master of Public and International Affairs/Master of Social Work (MPIA/MSW)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public and International Affairs (JD/MPIA)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Public and International Affairs (MBA/MPIA)
Master of Public and International Affairs (MPIA) International political economy
Master of Public and International Affairs (MPIA) Security and intelligence studies
Master of Public and International Affairs (MPIA) Human security

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

173
Applied
152
Accepted
37
Enrolled
88%

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

101
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
86%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.94%
Black or African American 5.94%
White or Caucasian 71%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 2.97%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

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

Research

Focus of faculty research: International political economy, human security, security and intelligence studies
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