Prospective Students

Many people shy away from formidable challenges, but others have the drive and passion to address them through analysis and action.

If you are someone who wants to make a difference, we can help launch your career in public affairs, international affairs or international development. As a comprehensive school, we also offer options for students who aspire to careers in local government or nonprofit organizations. 

We have been preparing leaders for more than 50 years and our 8,000 alumni are working in more than 100 countries around the globe—providing excellent networking opportunities for our students.

Apply Now or learn more about our impressive academic programs and our location in “America’s Most Livable City.

GSPIA Comes to You! Prospective Student Outreach

Thinking about applying to GSPIA? GSPIA representatives travel the country to attend graduate school fairs and other events nationwide. There are also information sessions specifically for prospective students in Pittsburgh and other cities. Check the schedule below for an event near you!

September 12, 2017

New York, NY

APSIA New York Fair @ Council on Foreign Relations

www.apsia.org

September 13, 2017

Washington, DC

APSIA DC Fair

www.apsia.org

September 13, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA

Duquesne University Career Expo

 

September 13, 2017

Columbus, OH

Ohio State University Graduate School Fair

 

September 14, 2017

Vancouver, BC

APSIA Vancouver Fair

www.apsia.org

September 16, 2017

Portland, OR

APSIA Portland Fair

www.apsia.org

September 19, 2017

New York, NY

Idealist Fair

www.idealist.org

September 20, 2017

Atlanta, GA

Idealist Fair

www.idealist.org

September 21, 2017

Johnstown, PA

University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

 

September 23, 2017

Baltimore, MD

Ronald McNair Scholars’ Conference

mcnair.umbc.edu

September 25, 2017

Boston, MA

Idealist Fair

www.idealist.org

September 26, 2017

Philadelphia, PA

Idealist Fair

www.idealist.org

September 26, 2017

Erie, PA

Gannon University Graduate School Fair

 

September 27, 2017

Grove City, PA

Grove City College Graduate School Fair

 

September 27, 2017

Indiana, PA

IUP Gradute School Fair

 

September 28, 2017

Provo, UT

BYU Graduate School Fair

utahgradfairs.weebly.com

October 2, 2017

Washington, DC

Idealist Fair

www.idealist.org

October 3, 2017

California, PA

California University of Pennsylvania

 

October 4, 2017

Minneapolis, MN

Idealist Fair

www.idealist.org

October 5, 2017

Chicago, IL

Idealist Fair

www.idealist.org

October 5, 2017

State College, PA

Penn State Graduate School Fair

 

October 5, 2017

Mobile, AL

University of South Alabama Graduate School Fair

www.alabamaconnection.org

October 10, 2017

Waynesburg, PA

Waynesburg University Graduate School Fair

 

October 11 – 14

Washington, DC

NASPAA Annual Conference

http://naspaa.org/annualconference/

October 11, 2017

Bethany, WV

Bethany College Graduate School Fair

 

October 11, 2017

West Liberty, WV

West Liberty University Graduate School Fair

 

October 11, 2017

San Francisco, CA

Idealist Fair

www.idealist.org

October 12, 2017

Los Angeles, CA

Idealist Fair

www.idealist.org

October 12, 2017

Greensburg, PA

University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg Graduate School Fair

 

October 12, 2017

Wheeling, WV

Wheeling Jesuit University Graduate School Fair

 

October 12, 2017

Steubenville, OH

Franciscan University of Steubenville Graduate School Fair

 

October 17, 2017

Houghton, NY

Houghton College Graduate School Fair

www.racda.org

October 17, 2017

Geneseo, NY

SUNY Geneseo Graduate School Fair

www.racda.org

October 18, 2017

Rochester, NY

St. John Fisher College Graduate School Fair

www.racda.org

October 18, 2017

Brockport, NY

SUNY Brockport Graduate School Fair

www.racda.org

October 18, 2017

Gainesville, FL

University of Florida Graduate School Fair

 

October 20, 2017

Miami, FL

Florida International University McNair Scholars’ Conference

mcnairconference.fiu.edu

October 23-24, 2017

San Antonio, TX

ICMA Conference

www.icma.org

October 24, 2017

East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University Graduate School Fair

 

October 24, 2017

Dayton, OH

University of Dayton Graduate School Fair

 

October 26, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA

University of Pittsburgh Graduate School Fair

 

October 26, 2017

Millersville, PA

Millersville University Graduate School Fair

 

October 26, 2017

San Antonio, TX

UTSA Graduate School Fair

 

November 1, 2017

Philadelphia, PA

Temple University Graduate School Fair

 

November 2, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA

GSPIA Information Session – the Grand Concourse Restaurant (Station Square)

 For more information, click here.

November 4, 2017

Santa Barbara, CA

California Forum on Diversity in Graduate Education

www.caldiversityforum.org

November 4, 2017

Washington, DC

National Model UN Conference

www.nmun.org

November 9, 2017

Seoul, South Korea

APSIA Fair

www.apsia.org

November 10, 2017

Atlanta, GA

NAAAHP Conference

www.naaahp.org

November 15, 2017

Online

APSIA Virtual Fair

www.apsia.org

November 15, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA

Carlow University Graduate School Fair

 

December 2, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA

GSPIA Information Session

http://www.gspia.pitt.edu/Details-Page/ArticleID/2051/IsPreview/true/On-campus-Information-Sessions-for-Prospective-Students

 

January 6, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA

GSPIA Information Session

http://www.gspia.pitt.edu/Details-Page/ArticleID/2052/IsPreview/true/On-campus-Information-Sessions-for-Prospective-Students

 

 

Prospective Students

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