For you, a meaningful career comes from the good that you can do for the world and the positive impact that you can have on the lives of others. At Pitt's Graduate School of Public & International Affairs, we understand your passion and invite you to join the more than 8,000 graduates who have honed their skills and launched rewarding careers in public service.
Get a clear understanding of tuition and fees, university awards, and outside funding, as well as what to expect for online programs.
The PPIA Public Service Weekend is coming to the University of Pittsburgh
June 6 – 9, 2024!
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Insider Insights is the best resource for prospective students. It's insider info in a way that makes sense. We'll unpack a lot of big words and complex areas of study and give you answers to questions you might be asking yourself. Questions like, "what kind of job will I get after I graduate?" and "what is the difference between an MPA and MPIA degree?" Check back often and throughout the application process.
Learn more about what a degree in Public Administration means and, better yet, what you can do with it after you graduate.
Students studying public and international affairs gain a better understanding of the interconnected world in which we live.
A degree in international development trains students to promote human dignity, well-being, and rights worldwide.
Explore the differences between these two realms to help both graduate and undergraduate students chart their career courses.
Compare the vibrant city of Pittsburgh with the bustling capital, Washington, D.C. – both offer opportunities in the field of public and international affairs.