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University of Pittsburgh

Master of Public Administration Program

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

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

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 49

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 Thesis Optional
Capstone seminar

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

167
Applied
152
Accepted
44
Enrolled
91%

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 No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Personal essay, resume, two letters of recommendation, transcripts

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

93
Total Graduate Students
39%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.23%
Black or African American 5.38%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.08%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Full-time - 33
Part-time - 10
Male (27)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: International Development, International Affairs, Public Administration, Public Management, Nonprofit Management.
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
751,682

Location & Contact

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

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