At the University of Pittsburgh School of Education we put the emphasis on you, the student. Whether you’re an undergrad interested in becoming a teacher, or a professional looking to advance your career or become an administrator, we have the programs to help achieve your goals. We are truly committed to fostering the next generation of successful educators by understanding the social role of education in society. The School has just entered its second century, so we know a few things about education. We feature a world-renowned faculty, a unique content specific and inquiry-based curriculum, and a huge alumni network that includes two-thirds of the superintendents in Western PA.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Education has long been an international leader in the field of education, supported by our commitment to creating best practices. We are dedicated to preparing you for a life-changing career, whether you desire to be a teacher, researcher, public policy expert, administrator or health educator. Ranked 23rd by U.S. News and World Report among graduate schools of education, we offer a breadth and depth of programs that correspond with your interests and allow you to enhance your skills at any career stage. Our wealth of resources mean your work can be realized on a scale greater than a laboratory, and thus have far-reaching effects in the education system so that all students benefit. The School of Education also understands the changing needs and diverse schedules of today’s students, so we provide options like evening and weekend courses, as well as online offerings.