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University of Pittsburgh Available Degrees, Graduation Requirements, & Faculty Information

Pittsburgh, PA

Academic Calendar System
Semester
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • African-American/Black Studies
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Architecture
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Astronomy
  • Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
  • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
  • Bioinformatics
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chinese Language and Literature
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Computational Biology
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Corrections
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Ecology
  • Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
  • Economics, General
  • Educational Psychology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • Engineering Science
  • English Literature (British and Commonwealth)
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • German Language and Literature
  • German Studies
  • Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management and Services, Other
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Italian Language and Literature
  • Japanese Language and Literature
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Linguistics
  • Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
  • Management Information Systems and Services, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Materials Engineering
  • Mathematical Biology
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mathematics, Other
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology, General
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physics, General
  • Polish Language and Literature
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Rehabilitation Science
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Russian Language and Literature
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Sciences, Other
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Statistics, General
  • Urban Studies/Affairs
  • Women's Studies
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Engineering, Health professions and related sciences
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Engineering, Computer Science (BS/MS)
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Some online degree programs

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
1,855
Part-Time Faculty
533
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
72%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 17% of classes
30-39 students: 15% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 14% of classes
Over 100 students: 6% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 5% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 18% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 56% of discussion sections/labs
30-39 students: 14% of discussion sections/labs
40-49 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs
50-59 students: 4% of discussion sections/labs
Over 100 students: 1% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
5,975,127
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
1128
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Master of Laws, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Studies in Law, Master of Social Work, Master of Science in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Master of Business Administration, Master of Health Administration, Master of International Development, Master of Public Health, Master of Science, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Bioengineering, Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Public Policy and Management, Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

Master's Programs of Study

  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Architectural History
  • Art History
  • Artificial Intelligence/Robotics
  • Asian Studies
  • Bioengineering
  • Biostatistics
  • Chinese
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communication Disorders
  • Community Health
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • English
  • English Education
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Epidemiology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • French
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Education
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Infectious Diseases
  • International Development
  • International Health
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Microbiology
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Writing

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Doctor of Nursing Practice, Doctor of Pharmacy, Juris Doctor, Doctor of Occupational Therapy, Doctor of Public Health, Doctor of Dental Medicine, Doctor of Philosophy, Doctor of Juridical Sciences, Doctor of Clinical Science, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Audiology

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Acute Care/Critical Care Nursing
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Architectural History
  • Art History
  • Artificial Intelligence/Robotics
  • Bioengineering
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Biostatistics
  • Civil Engineering
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication Disorders
  • Community Health
  • Dentistry
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Ecology
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Measurement and Evaluation
  • English
  • English Education
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Epidemiology
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Film, Television, and Video Theory and Criticism
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • French
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Education
  • Health Psychology
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • History of Science and Technology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Infectious Diseases
  • International Affairs
  • International Development
  • International Health
  • Italian
  • Maternal and Child/Neonatal Nursing
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Pharmacology
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Nursing and Healthcare Administration
  • Pediatric Nursing
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physics
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Policy
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Slavic Languages
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Writing

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