Master of International Development Program Graduate School of Public and International Affairs University of Pittsburgh

Master of International Development Program Graduate School of Public and International Affairs University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
70%
30%
student ratio
63
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
86%
acceptance rate
10 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nongovernmental Organizations And Civil Society Master of International Development (MID)
    • Human Security Master of International Development (MID)
    • Urban Affairs And Planning Master of International Development (MID)
    • Master of International Development/Juris Doctor (MID/JD)
      Master of International Development/Master of Business Administration (MID/MBA)
      Master of International Development/Master of Public and International Affairs (MID/MPIA)
      Master of International Development/Master of Public Health (MID/MPH)
      Master of International Development/Master of Science in Information Science (MID/MSIS)
      Master of International Development/Master of Social Work (MID/MSW)
      Master of Public Affairs/Master of International Development (MPA/MID)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 27
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

86% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 94
    • Accepted 81
    • Acceptance Rate 86
    • Enrolled 26
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 1st January 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st August 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or GMAT, 2 letters of recommendation; undergraduate transcripts; resume; personal statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based, TWE recommended, 4 TWE paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, student employment

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students63
    • Female Percentage70%
    • Male Percentage30%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students63
    • Part-time Percentage5%
    • Full-time Percentage95%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian48%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian18%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown23%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty45
    • Full-time Percentage76%
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Female Percentage33%
    • Male Percentage67%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNongovernmental organizations, religion and civil society, international development, development economics and policy, human rights and development, humanitarian intervention, ethnic conflict and civil war, post-conflict peace-building, corruption and transnational governance, civil society and public affairs, political constraints on rural development
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$640,844

Location & Contact

Master of International Development Program

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
University of Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

Dr. Paul Nelson

Director

Phone: 412-648-7645
Fax: 412-648-2605
Email: pjnelson@pitt.edu

Ms. Elizabeth Hruby

Graduate Enrollment Counselor

Phone: 412-648-7640
Fax: 412-648-7641
Email: eah44@pitt.edu


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