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Pitt2Pitt Benefits

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Eligibility for scholarships ranging from $2,500 to $7,500

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Streamlined admissions process into our School of Education

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Open to Pitt graduates from any program or background

Teacher Education Programs

Our Master of Education (MEd) in Early Childhood Education program offers a range of coursework encompassing the needs of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and children in the primary grades.

Program Details

  • Rolling admissions; priority given to applications received before March 1.
  • Email soeinfo@pitt.edu for more information

Our Master of Arts in Teaching with teacher certification (Grades 7-12) prepares you for certification from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to teach in a subject area in grades 7-12. See the links below for the individual program pages. You must select a subject area for certification.

Program Details:

  • Subjects offered include English Education, Foreign Language Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, or Social Studies Education
  • Application deadlines – January 15 (priority deadline); March 1 (application deadline)
  • Email soeinfo@pitt.edu for more information

Our Master of Education (MEd) in PreK-12 Special Education addresses the challenges of today’s schools and prepares you to teach effectively in pre-kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, and high school settings.

Program Details

  • Application deadlines – January 15 (priority deadline); March 1 (application deadline)
  • Email soeinfo@pitt.edu for more information

Exercise, Health, and Wellness Programs

Our Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology program is ideal for students seeking clinical and research careers.

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Our Master of Science in Health and Wellness Management is offered jointly with Pitt’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business and focuses on the business considerations of the health and wellness professions.​

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Psychology and Human Development Programs

Our Master of Education in Applied Behavior Analysis program prepares you to work with individuals with disabilities and become certified in the field.

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Education Systems and Frameworks Programs

Our Master of Arts in Education Policy program focuses on equity-driven education policy analysis and transformation.

Program Details

  • Rolling admissions; priority given to applications received before March 1.
  • Email soeinfo@pitt.edu for more information

​Our Master of Education in Higher Education prepares early-career professionals to work in administrative and student services roles in higher education institutions.

Program Details

  • Application deadlines – December 1 (early consideration); February 1 (application deadline, priority #2); May 8 (application deadline, priority #3)
  • Email soeinfo@pitt.edu for more information
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How to Apply

All University of Pittsburgh graduates who graduated within the past three years are eligible for our Pitt2Pitt programs.

You submit your application directly through the program of interest. After completing your application, you will notify the admissions representative of your interest in participating in the Pitt2Pitt program.

Other application highlights include:

  • No GRE Exam is required for admission
  • Students should have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for guaranteed eligibility
  • Scholarships from $2,500 to $5,000 are available on a first-come, first-served basis
  • Streamlined admissions process for applicants

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Prerequisites Details

The program prerequisites vary by subject area. If you do not meet all of the prerequisites, don’t worry! You are still eligible to apply and can complete the courses at the beginning of the program.

For information about prerequisites, please visit the program pages listed above. If you have any questions along the way, email us at soeinfo@pitt.edu. We are more than happy to help assist!

Have Questions?

Our admissions team is here for you. Contact us at soeinfo@pitt.edu so that we can answer questions and support you during every step of the process.

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