About Us

The University of Pittsburgh, one of 34 public member institutions of the prestigious Association of American Universities, has been nationally recognized since 1787 for the quality of its graduate professional programs and service to students. Through Pitt Online and the Center for Instructional Development and Distance Education, the same high quality programs offered on the Pittsburgh campus are now available to qualified applicants regardless of their geographical location. Support services have also been designed to provide Pitt Online students with a superior learning environment through virtual access to the University’s many resources, such as its comprehensive digital library, academic advisement, and range of instructional materials.

Online Vision

The mission of Pitt Online is offer graduate professional programs commensurate to those offered to resident students on the Pittsburgh Campus in terms of quality, faculty, and level of support services. Faculty selected for Pitt Online teach courses both on and off-campus, and provide the same commitment to quality, rigor, and adherence to the highest professional standards.