Graduate School of Public & International Affairs

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA


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Degrees Offered

Master of Public Administration
Master of International Development
Master of Public & International Affairs
Master of Public Policy & Management
Doctor of Public & International Affairs

Our Program

The mission of the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) is to prepare students to make significant contributions to society through leadership in public service in government, nonprofit organizations, or the private sector. We accomplish this mission through quality teaching, rigorous research, and service to communities and constituencies – at the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct – domestically and around the world.

We are a professional school with a diverse, cultured community of faculty, staff, students and alumni. We believe in our ability to make the world a better place. Here, we help students hone their passions into purposeful direction and action. As part of the University of Pittsburgh, we’re a leader in education a pioneer in research and a partner in regional development –as well as on of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. Throughout its history, we have created a legacy that inspires graduates to make public institutions better, create a higher quality of government and promote social responsible throughout the world.


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Additional Requirements

Application fee may be waived. Please go to to see if you qualify for a application fee waiver.

Application Deadline

International Master level & PhD level students = January 15

Domestic Master level students = February 1

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