A diverse population of 1,300 students pursue MA, MS, MFA and PhD degrees in over 30 concentrations as well as interdisciplinary certificates.
Our nationally and internationally recognized faculty members translatte scholarly expertise into top-quality graduate programs.
Our graduates have secured tenure-track faculty positions at top-ranking universities as well as appointments in government, industry and the non-profit sector.
Fellowships, assistantships, and research placements give graduate students experience in teaching, advising and conducting research.
Our students benefit from a broad range of courses and curricula as well as resources and opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration.
Our Grad Expo and 3MT competition enable students to present their research and engage in interdisciplinary networking with faculty and peers.
Welcome from Dean Hoock
Graduate education is a public good and central to the academic mission of the University of Pittsburgh. Graduate students are at the core of the Dietrich School’s excellence in research and education.
Technological progress can make the economy grow, but there’s always a dark side. For example, due to automation, the jobs that low-skill workers usually take have been in decline, and it has increased inequality.