Pitt2Pitt Funding Opportunity

Funding for Graduating Pitt Seniors and Alumni

Earn Your Advanced Degree from Pitt!

Advance your career prospects and continue your education with a master's degree or certificate from Pitt. There are 50+ graduate and professional programs from 12 schools included in the Pitt2Pitt Funding opportunity. Graduating Pitt seniors and alumni from all Pitt campuses can apply for funding for your next Pitt degree! The Pitt2Pitt Funding FAQs below detail the funding amounts, disbursement, and alumni qualification criteria.

Why explore Pitt2Pitt Funding?

  • Increase your salary and job opportunities
  • Pivot into a different career option
  • Make valuable connections and build your network
  • Make a difference in your field
  • Contribute to research and development
  • Advance your education to meet your career goals, all with the University you know and belong to.

Pitt2Pitt Funding helps graduating University of Pittsburgh seniors to complete a Pitt master's degree or certificate program. Many offerings are also available to alumni to advance their studies and expertise. To qualify for the Pitt2Pitt Funding, you need to be a graduating University of Pittsburgh senior or alumni as described in the program specific requirements, apply and be admitted to the participating school.

Programs involved in the Pitt2Pitt Funding opportunity are designed to help you accelerate your career success and become a dynamic leader in your field. The University of Pittsburgh is proud to provide funding support and the highest possible return on your investment.

Pitt2Pitt Funding currently supports schools and certificates in data science, management, public health, engineering, health sciences, education, and many other fields. Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2022 term. Most schools providing Pitt2Pitt Funding have waived the application fee for graduating University of Pittsburgh seniors and alumni.

Space in the programs and availability of Pitt2Pitt Funding in some of the schools may be limited and we encourage you to apply as early as possible. If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the staff listed as the Program Contact.

Pitt2Pitt Funding FAQs

How Do I Apply for Pitt2Pitt Funding?

There is no central Pitt2Pitt funding application for all programs. The tables below, organized by the participating school, provide an overview of each school’s offerings. Please visit the school's website using the links below for complete details, including admission requirements, application processes, alumni eligibility, and details of the program formats.

May I apply to more than one Pitt2Pitt program?

Yes, you can apply to more than one program. If you are unsure of which program is the best for you and would like to learn more about the options, please email graduate@pitt.edu.

How can I attend classes?

Programs are available online, in-person, hybrid, full-time, and flexible part-time formats, and some dual/joint options depending on the program or certificate. Please view the options below.

What programs offering Pitt2Pitt Funding are available online?

The following programs are available online:

Is there an application fee?

Most schools providing Pitt2Pitt Funding have waived the application fee. Please view the table below for details.

How much funding can I expect to receive with Pitt2Pitt?

The Pitt2Pitt scholarship is a one-time funding opportunity. The Funding will be disbursed over the fall and spring term as follows:

Full-time students:

Student Type Funding Per Semester Total Funding
Pennsylvania Resident $1,250 $2,500
Fully Online Student $1,250 $2,500
Out-of-State Resident $2,500 $5,000

Part-time students (must be enrolled for a minimum of 4.5 credits):

Student Type Funding Per Semester Total Funding
Pennsylvania Resident $625 $1,250
Fully Online Student $625 $1,250
Out-of-State Resident $1,250 $2,500

Pitt2Pitt provides non-refundable funds toward tuition. Therefore, if additional Pitt funds are awarded to the recipient and the cumulative funds would generate a refund, Pitt2Pitt Funding will be reduced or canceled to ensure there is no refund from that support.
 

I am a Pitt employee; do I qualify for the Pitt2Pitt Funding?

Pitt employees who are recent Pitt graduates or alumni using their Pitt education benefits for graduate enrollment are not eligible to receive Pitt2Pitt Funding.

I have questions about Pitt2Pitt Funding.

We are here for you. Please email graduate@pitt.edu and let us know how we can help.

Fall 2022 Participating Programs by School

Notes on program tables:

  • Alumni are eligible to apply unless otherwise noted; please check with the specific program for parameters.
  • Programs open to part-time students are specified. Part-time students must be enrolled for a minimum of 4.5 credits.
  • Programs offered fully online are noted.
  • Application fees are waived for all programs unless specified.
  • International students seeking visas at the graduate level need to apply before the OIS deadline.
     
Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

 

Program/Contact

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Spring 2023 Application Deadline

Additional Info

MA in TESOL

Email Alan Juffs

n/a

March 15, 2021

Part-time students eligible

MA in Applied Linguistics and/or Hispanic Languages

Email Alan Juffs

n/a

March 15, 2021

Part-time students eligible

MA in Applied Statistics

Email Kehui Chen

Feb. 15, 2022

n/a

Part-time students eligible

MS in Quantitative Economics

Email Randall Walsh 

July 30, 2022

n/a

Full-time, 8 month STEM degree in-person

 

School of Public Health

 

Program/Contact

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Spring 2023 Application Deadline

Additional Info

Master of Public Health

Email Karrie Lukin

June 1, 2022

n/a

  • Graduating seniors only  Dec. 2021, April 2022 or August 2022

  • Application fee not waived

  • Excludes joint degrees

Master of Science

Email Karrie Lukin

June 1, 2022

n/a

  • Graduating seniors only  Dec. 2021, April 2022 or August 2022

  • Application fee not waived

  • Excludes Genetic Counseling & joint degrees

Master of Health Administration

Email Karrie Lukin

June 1, 2022

n/a

  • Graduating seniors only Dec. 2021, April 2022 or August 2022

  • Application fee not waived

  • Excludes joint degrees

 

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

 

Program/Contact

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Spring 2023 Application Deadline

Additional Info

Master of International Development 

Email Michael Rizzi

April 15, 2022: First Priority

June 1, 2022: Second Priority

n/a

Graduating seniors only

 Master of Public Administration

Email Michael Rizzi

April 15, 2022: First Priority

June 1, 2022: Second Priority

n/a

Graduating seniors only

Master of Public & International Affairs

Email Michael Rizzi

April 15, 2022: First Priority

June 1, 2022: Second Priority

n/a

Graduating seniors only

 

Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

 

Program/Contact

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Spring 2023 Application Deadline

Additional Info

MBA

Email Admissions Team

April 1, 2022

Nov. 1, 2022

Only accepting alumni 3-10 years out

MS in Accounting and Business Analytics

Email Admissions Team

May 1, 2022

Nov. 1, 2022

 

MS in Finance and Business Analytics

Email Admissions Team

May 1, 2022

Nov. 1, 2022

 

MS in Management and Business Analytics

Email Admissions Team

May 1, 2022

Nov. 1, 2022

 

MS in Marketing Science and Business Analytics

Email Admissions Team

May 1, 2022

Nov. 1, 2022

 

MS in Supply Chain Management and Business Analytics

Email Admissions Team

May 1, 2022

Nov. 1, 2022

 

MS in Accounting

Email Admissions Team

May 1, 2022

Nov. 1, 2022

 

MS in Finance

Email Admissions Team

May 1, 2022

Nov. 1, 2022

 

MS in Management

Email Admissions Team

May 1, 2022

Nov. 1, 2022

 

MS in Management Information Systems (MIS)

Email Admissions Team

May 1, 2022

Nov. 1, 2022

 

MS in Marketing Science

Email Admissions Team

May 1, 2022

Nov. 1, 2022

 

Master in Supply Chain Management

Email Admissions Team

May 1, 2022

Nov. 1, 2022

 

 

School of Computing and Information

 

Program/Contact

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Spring 2023 Application Deadline

Additional Info

Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)

Email Elizabeth Mahoney

July 15, 2022

Dec. 10, 2022

On-campus or 100% online

MS Information Science

Email Kelly Shaffer

July 15, 2022

Dec. 10, 2022

 

MS Telecommunications

Email Kelly Shaffer

July 15, 2022

Dec. 10, 2022

 

MS Computer Science

Email Keena Walker

July 15, 2022

Dec. 10, 2022

 

 

School of Education

 

Program/Contact

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Spring 2023 Application Deadline

Additional Info

Teacher Certification Programs: MAT, MOSAIC, PY, Primary Plus, Special Education PreK-12

Email LaToya Walters

Jan. 15, 2022 Priority

May 2, 2022

 

 

MS in Applied Developmental Psychology

Email Sing Zhang

Rolling

n/a

 

MEd in Applied Behavior Analysis

Email Sing Zhang

Rolling for a summer start date

n/a

 

MEd in Higher Education

Email LaToya Walters

Jan. 15, 2022 Priority

Feb. 1, 2022

n/a

 

MA in Education Policy

Email Sing Zhang

Rolling

n/a

 

MS in Clinical Exercise Physiology

Email Sing Zhang

Rolling

n/a

 

MEd in World and Heritage Languages

Email Sing Zhang

Rolling

n/a

 

 

School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences

 

Program/Contact

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Spring 2023 Application Deadline

Additional Info

MS in Health Informatics

Email Leming Zhou

August 15, 2022

Dec. 15, 2022

  • Graduating seniors only

  • Part-time students eligible

  • In-person or 100% online

  • Summer 2023 program application deadline is April 15, 2023 

Master in Rehabilitation Technology

Email Mary Goldberg

May 1, 2022 n/a

 

  • Part-time students eligible

  • 100% online

MS in Physician Assistant Studies

Email Alyssa Holtz

n/a

Nov. 30, 2022

  • May or August 2022 graduating seniors only

  • Application fee not waived

 

School of Nursing

 

Program/Contact

Spring 2021 Application Deadline

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Additional Info

MSN in Informatics

Email Young Ji Lee

n/a

May 1, 2022

  • BSN required.

  • Part-time students eligible

  • Program is 100% online

MSN in Clinical Nurse Leader

Email Heather Vikto

n/a

July 30, 2022

  • BSN required.

  • Part-time students eligible

  • Program is 100% online

  • International student application Fall 2021 deadline Feb 15, 2021

  • Summer term application deadline March 1, 2021 

 

School of Pharmacy

 

Program/Contact

Spring 2021 Application Deadline

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Additional Info

MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences

Email Maggie Folan

n/a

Jan. 8, 2021

 

Master of Pharmacy Business Administration

Email Amy Giles

April 16, 2021

n/a

  • Spring Start Date: May 14, 2021

  • Program is 100% online

 

School of Social Work

 

Program/Contact

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Spring 2023 Application Deadline

Additional Info

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Email Jessalynn Oliver

May 31, 2022

n/a

 

 

Swanson School of Engineering

 

Program/Contact

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Spring 2023 Application Deadline

Additional Info

MS in Bioengineering

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

 

MS - Bioengineering - Medical Product Engineering

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022 Nov. 15, 2022  

MS in Chemical Engineering

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

 

MS In Civil and Environmental Engineering - Construction Management Focus

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

Program is 100% online

MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering - Environmental Engineering Focus

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

 

MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering - Sustainable Engineering Focus

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

 

MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering - Geotechnical and Pavements Engineering Focus

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

 

MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering - Structural Engineering and Mechanics Focus

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

 

MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering - Transportation Engineering Focus

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

 

MS in Civil and Environmental Engineering - Water Resources Engineering Focus

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

 

MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

 

MS in Industrial Engineering

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

 

MS in Mechanical Engineering

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

 

MS in Materials Science

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

 

MS in Sustainable Engineering

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

 

MS in Nuclear Engineering

Email Stephanie Opalinski

July 1, 2022

Nov. 15, 2022

Program is 100% online

Questions about Pitt2Pitt?

Email graduate@pitt.edu.