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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. For more than 100 years, we have been dedicated to preparing students for life-changing careers, whether you desire to be a teacher, researcher, public policy expert, administrator or health educator.

We understand that not everyone can commit to a face-to-face class: you have work, family, and a ton of other tasks. The School of Education allows you to choose both work and school. Online courses are taught by our same in-classroom faculty, who offer the vital elements you would find in a traditional classroom, such as rich peer discussion sessions, the use of engaging instructional technologies, instructor feedback and interaction, and assignments and projects that promote critical thinking.

The School of Education offers four online programs:

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In addition, there are additional programs offered in the hybrid format (combining an online experience with face-to-face activities, as well as stand-alone online courses. For information about these programs, visit School of Education Online Degree Programs.