Are you considering attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Education?
Join our Fall Virtual Open House sessions for future graduate students (October 28, 2021) and undergraduate students (November 12, 2021).
- Meet with program faculty and current students
- Learn about our admissions and financial aid processes
- Obtain important details about your program of interest
Graduate Programs Virtual Open House
Thursday, October 28, 2021
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. ET
This event is for students interested in a master's, doctorate, or a graduate certificate or certification program. Current University of Pittsburgh students in their junior or senior year are welcome to attend.
Undergraduate Programs Spotlight Virtual Open House
Friday, November 12, 2021
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. ET
This event is for students interested in learning about our undergraduate degree and undergraduate minor options. We admit students in their junior year of study. High school students and parents, as well as current University of Pittsburgh students and external transfers, are encouraged to attend.
Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and an admissions team member will be back in touch soon.
World-Class Academic Reputation
The Pitt School of Education is consistently ranked as one of the top graduate schools for education in the country. We are proud to offer an education that advances equity in education through our emphasis on experiential learning, community-focused projects, and close interactions with faculty.
No. 34 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools of Education
No. 35 Intelligent.com Online Master's in Elementary Education
No. 40 Online Master's in Education all-degree programs
No. 18 Discover Early Childhood Education Best Schools for Early Childhood Education Programs
No. 33 Best School to Earn a Master of Education in Early Childhood Education
No. 1 TheBestSchools.org Best Online Grad. Elementary Education Programs
No. 2 Special-Education-Degree.net Top 10 Early Intervention Graduate Programs
No. 13 TheBestSchools.org Best Online Teaching Degrees
No. 15 BestColleges.com Best Online M.Ed. Programs
No. 20 Grad School Hub Top 30 Master's in Education Programs
Top 32 AppliedBehaviorAnalysisEdu.org Top 32 Graduate Programs w/ ABA Emphasis
Explore Our Programs
Whether you have a specific program in mind or want to explore all the possibilities, we have the right program for you. The Pitt School of Education offers programs in a wide variety of areas, including:
- Applied Developmental Psychology
- Doctor of Education (EdD)
- Education Policy
- Health, Physical Activity, and Exercise
- Higher Education
- Reading Education
- Social and Comparative Analysis in Education
- Special Education
- STEM and STEAM Education
- Teacher Education and Certification
- PhD Program
New Undergraduate Teaching Degree
Our school will soon offer a new Bachelor of Science in Teacher Education degree. This new program will provide a four-year, undergraduate pathway to teacher certification in accordance in with Pennsylvania State Department of Education Guidelines. Sign up to receive more info about the program.
Explore All Programs
Don't see the program you are looking for? Use our Program Finder Tool to search by degree type or academic area.
Work on Behalf of Equity and Justice
Become an advocate for equity and justice in education, and bring about positive change in the world. The PittEd Justice Collective is engaged in anti-racist, justice-directed initiatives with students, staff, faculty, alumni, families, youth, and district and community partners.
We are contributing to a future that is more equitable, engaging, well, and justice-directed. In this journey, we will continually explore how our nation's current moment of racial injustice and systemic oppression is situated within a history of struggle and survival and organizing and resistance.
Watch Our Mission-Vision
The following statement encapsulates what we do, what we believe, and who we continually seek to become as members of the school community at the University of Pittsburgh School of Education.
View Student Spotlights and News
The Pitt School of Education is a vibrant and dynamic community engaged in cutting-edge work in the field of education.
Our Summer 2021 edition demonstrates how our School of Education has continued its mission to ignite learning and support the well-being of all people during these challenging times. Featured stories include our dynamic school-wide reorganization effort, our faculty-led network for school improvement in Dallas, and our school's legacy with the late Mister Rogers.