Information Science, Ph.D. | University of Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh, United States
96 months
Duration
46060 USD/year
46060 USD/year
27164 USD/year
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About

By enrolling in our PhD in Information Science degree program at the University of Pittsburgh, you’ll receive interdisciplinary training, conduct high-impact research, and pursue and succeed in careers in both higher education and industry.

Overview

Thanks to constant advancements in technology, we have access to more information than ever before. How can technology use this information to enhance our lives? Our program lets you explore the intersection of information and technology.

Led by their own curiosities, our Information Science PhD students are researching 3D brain reconstruction, human-robot interaction, geoinformatics, high performance cloud computing, user-centered design, data visualization, machine learning, health informatics, and more.

Careers

Graduates from this program at the University of Pittsburgh have contributed their expertise at major research universities, research and development organizations, and international government agencies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Network Science and Analysis
  • Information Security and Privacy
  • Neural Networks
  • Cryptography
  • Social Computing
  • Spatial Reasoning for GIS
  • Developing Secure Systems
  • Information Storage and Retrieval
  • Information Visualization
  • Adaptive Information Systems
  • Advanced Topics in Database Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 96 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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More details
  • Fall: January 15 deadline

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Credits

72 SCH
  • 72 credits beyond bachelor

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3.3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a master’s degree from an accredited university, a recognized international program, or the equivalent is required.
  • Exceptional students with a technical Bachelor’s degree may also be admitted. Such students must still satisfy all other requirements.
  • An international student’s GPA will be calculated on the basis of equivalency from universities that use a different scale.
  • Letters of Recommendation: recommendations from three individuals (e.g., professors, employers, information professionals). Two must be from professors, preferably with PhDs.
  • Transcripts: Only scanned copies of official transcripts will be accepted and processed at the application stage.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  • Other Required Documentation:
  • CV; and
  • Statement of Intent (not to exceed 1,000 words) indicating, as specifically as possible, your academic and professional goals related to the program

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46060 USD per year during 96 months.
  • National

    46060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46060 USD per year during 96 months.
  • In-State

    27164 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27164 USD per year during 96 months.

Living costs for Pittsburgh

1148 - 1944 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Information Science.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Veterans’ Fund Graduate Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1250 USD
Deadline
15 Oct 2024
Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
Merit-based

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SHAPE America
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
60000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Postdocs in STEM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Zuckerman Israeli Postdoctoral Scholars Program
Merit-based Need-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
4000 USD
Deadline
05 May 2024
OAS – The New School
Merit-based

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The General Secretariat of the Organization of American States
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 Mar 2024
Diasporans Africa Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Diasporans 
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
38000 GBP
Deadline
Not specified
Marshall Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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The Association of Commonwealth Universities
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
2000 USD
Deadline
15 Apr 2024
Denise Halbach Performance Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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SETC
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
CouponBirds "Help to Save" Scholarship
Need-based

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CouponBirds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
1,000 Dreams Scholarship Fund
Need-based

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Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
Support Creativity Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Support Creativity
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
Zolve Global Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zolve
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
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