Telecommunications and Networking Program School of Information Sciences University of Pittsburgh

Telecommunications and Networking Program School of Information Sciences University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Telecommunications And Networking Certificate
      Master of Science in Telecommunications (MST)
    • Information Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [telecommunications]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 31
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * 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? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


71% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 132
    • Accepted 94
    • Acceptance Rate 71
    • Enrolled 24
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
    • Winter deadline September 15th June 15th Yes
    • Spring deadline September 15th June 15th Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, GMAT, undergraduate degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; previous course work in computer programming, and calculus, and probability
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, GMAT, master's degree; minimum GPA of 3.3; course work in computer programming (2 languages), and differential and integral calculus, and probability and statistics
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesMSIS, MST from accredited university
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students74
    • Female Percentage24%
    • Male Percentage76%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students74
    • Part-time Percentage9%
    • Full-time Percentage91%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian56%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian22%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown22%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty7
    • Full-time Percentage57%
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Female Percentage14%
    • Male Percentage86%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTelecommunication systems, telecommunications policy, network design and management, wireless information systems, network security
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Telecommunications and Networking Program

School of Information Sciences
University of Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

Dr. David Tipper

Program Chair

Phone: 412-624-9421
Fax: 412-624-2788

Ms. Shabana Reza

Enrollment Manager

Phone: 412-624-3988
Fax: 412-624-5231

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