Master On Campus

Public and International Affairs

University of Pittsburgh

24 months
40894 USD/year
40894 USD/year
24118 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Gain the versatile skills to participate in international affairs—whether that’s at the UN or in war-torn conflict zones. We offer a master degree in Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh. 


The Public and International Affairs degree from the University of Pittsburgh will prepare you for a career as a policymaker, diplomat, intelligence official, global business leader, nonprofit manager, or policy researcher.

Whether you want to work on the ground in conflict zones, protect your country, or influence the global economy, our majors will prepare you for the career you seek. To graduate, you must complete at least 48 credit hours in major and degree courses, as well as a 300-hour internship with an approved organization anywhere in the world.

Professional Skills

  • Human security and rights
  • Intelligence collection and analysis
  • International relations and diplomacy
  • International trade and finance

Programme Structure


  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Western Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • European Union
  • Global Studies
  • Latin America
  • Russia

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application fee
  • Résumé
  • Personal essay
  • Optional essay
  • GRE or GMAT scores (optional for master's applicants)
  • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test scores (international applicants only)
  • Academic transcripts
  • Two letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40894 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 40894 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    40894 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 40894 USD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    24118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24118 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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