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Make your mark with innovative research

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.

Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science

A combination of course work, supervised research, and independent research prepares you to solve problems within contextually-situated computing.

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Doctor of Philosophy in Computational Modeling and Simulation

The Computational Modeling and Simulation Program provides its graduate students with an integrated program of creative, independent research, course work, and teaching.

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Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science

Apply your knowledge and expertise to help advance the development of new technologies.

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Doctor of Philosophy in Intelligent Systems

The Intelligent Systems Program (ISP) is a multidisciplinary graduate program at the University of Pittsburgh dedicated to applied artificial intelligence (AI).

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Doctor of Philosophy in Library and Information Science

Your research has the potential to change the way people interact with information, and can fundamentally impact how society evolves.

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Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science with a concentration in Telecommunications

Increasingly sophisticated network infrastructures touch every aspect of society, and research in this area makes a lasting impact in our rapidly changing world.

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