Transfer the credits from your associate's degree and get the bachelor's you need in today's competitive job market from a world-class university. Morgan Donaldson, CGS student, Public Service major
Find out how CGS can help you get to the next level in your health care career. Christina Hornack (CGS '13) Natural Sciences and Public Service
Our Butler satellite campus allows you to complete your bachelor's degree close to home.
Alice Lawson, CGS ’13 Legal Studies/Administration of Justice
Jacquelyn Hill, CGS ’12 Social Science Certificate in Non-Profit Management
Maria Gerardi CGS ’12, Public Service A&S ’12, Sociology Certificate in Helping Professions Certificate in Non-Profit Management
We specialize in addressing the unique needs of students who are already busy with work, family, and community responsibilities. Our priorities are providing our students with a high-quality education that will help them change or advance their careers, and supporting them with the personalized services and resources they need to achieve their academic and professional aspirations.
All new degree seeking students are required to attend CGS Quick Start Orientation before the start of their first semester at the University of Pittsburgh College of General Studies. All CGS Quick Start Orientation participants will be entered to win a $200 Pitt Book Store gift card!* Register here.
A representative from the Office of Career Development and Placement Assistance will reveal careers pursued by recent graduates, potential job titles and employment areas applicable to the major, salary expectations, grad school options, and general tips to help students break into their field.
Learn to predict exam questions, develop an understanding of different test formatsm and complete practice questions. This free workshop is held from 4-5:30 p.m. each day and is open to all students. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The College of General Studies' Bachelor in Legal Studies was ranked number one in an article titled “The 25 Best Bachelor in Legal Studies Degree Programs” by TheBestSchools.org.
TheBestSchools.org selected Pitt’s program based on several weighted factors, including academic excellence, course offerings, faculty strengths, and reputation, including reputation for online degree programs.
Learn more about CGS' Legal Studies degree.
The University of Pittsburgh has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting the military and civilian worlds.
The Military Friendly® Schools designation is awarded to the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace military students, and to dedicate resources to ensure their success in the classroom and after graduation.
The University of Pittsburgh College of General Studies and Office of Veterans Services are pleased to present "Conflict Zone," a groundbreaking look at war. "Conflict Zone" is a collection of images from the front lines of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan captured by some of the world's leading combat photographers and journalists. The exhibit runs from October 15-31.
An Opening Reception will be held on October 16 from 4-5:30 p.m. Kathleen Flynn, a photojournalist with the Times-Picayune/Nola.com whose work is featured in the exhibit, will speak at the event. Learn more.