PhD Degrees

Many of the world’s most perplexing issues are advanced by research conducted by PhD students and their faculty mentors.

By enrolling in our PhD programs, you won’t just learn how to research; you’ll learn how to think in a completely different way. The University of Pittsburgh, named one of the top public research institutions in the country, offers an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment. You’ll have the opportunity to participate in federally funded research and work with faculty who are experts in their fields.

We offer five PhD degrees:

  • PhD in Computer Science
  • PhD in Information Science
  • PhD in Intelligent Systems
  • PhD in Information Science with a concentration in Telecommunications
  • PhD in Library and Information Science

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