Why here, why now
In an age of information overload, a better functioning society lies in advancing our capability of dealing with information around people and modern technology.
Our school is one of the top-ranked institutions in Information Sciences.
Our students receive interdisciplinary training, conduct high-impact research, and pursue and succeed in careers in both higher education and industry.
With faculty guidance, students will engage in research projects as part of grant-funded programs or in pursuit of completion of their dissertation.
With a 100+ year tradition of producing leaders in Information Science, our Ph.D. students and faculty continue expanding work in cutting-edge research areas such as Security, Big Data, Educational Technology, Network Science, Social Computing, Spatial Informatics, Decision Support, Health Informatics, etc.
Student have abundant scholarship/funding opportunities, and opportunities for research or industry internships.
iSchool students are involved in professional conferences and
adding breadth to their educational experience at Pitt.
Take a look at some of their accomplishments.
Our impressive alumni are at the forefront of their fields in education, research,
and industry alike. We’re proud to share these respected iSchool graduates with the world.
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