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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Instruction and Learning

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Instruction and Learning is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education Mathematics education
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education English and communications education
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education Foreign language education
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education Science education
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Secondary education Social studies education
Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Elementary education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Special education General special education
Master of Education (M Ed) Elementary education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Secondary education Secondary education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Secondary education Language, literacy and culture education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Secondary education Science education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Secondary education Mathematics education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Reading education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Secondary education Science education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Secondary education Language, literacy and culture education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Secondary education STEM education
Doctor of Education (Ed D) Secondary education Mathematics education
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education Applied behavior analysis
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education Early intervention
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education General special education
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education Special education teacher preparation
Master of Education (M Ed) Special education Vision studies
Master of Education (M Ed) Early childhood education
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education Foreign language education
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education Mathematics education
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education Social studies education
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education Science education
Master of Education (M Ed) Secondary education English and communications education
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Special education Early intervention
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Special education Vision studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 173
Doctoral Degrees 12

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam PRAXIS I
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

329
Applied
257
Accepted
190
Enrolled
78%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No
Spring deadline Not reported July 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam PRAXIS I
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

423
Total Graduate Students
43%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.84%
Black or African American 4.02%
White or Caucasian 78%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.65%
Unknown 0.95%

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

103
Total faculty
Full-time - 27
Part-time - 76
Male (29)
Female (74)

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Donato
Chairman
Email: donato@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-7248
Fax: 412-648-7081