Pittsburgh has been named America's Most Livable City by The Economist magazine in 2009 and Forbes magazine in 2010, praised as a top U.S. destination by Rand McNally and featured in the travel section of the New York Times for its distinct neighborhoods, cultural offerings and green, easily-accessible suburbs. The city boasts a low crime rate, good schools, a moderate cost of living and extensive public transportation (which is free for Carnegie Mellon students). CMU’s campus in the Oakland neighborhood offers an urban environment with easy access to miles of parks and trails.
In May, 2006, Heinz College began operations at a new location in Adelaide, Australia. The Adelaide campus serves as the school’s Asia Pacific education base and currently offers two master’s level degrees - the Master of Science in Public Policy and Management and the Master of Science in Information Technology.
Heinz College's Washington DC office was established in 2008 to connect our public policy students with national and international policy makers and organizations. The goal is to create a dynamic and productive network that benefits our community at large and brings the unique strengths of Carnegie Mellon to positively impact the public interest.
The Master of Entertainment Industry Management program was created to train a new generation of leaders in the entertainment industry. Students spend a year in Pittsburgh followed by a year in Los Angeles exploring how management theories and principles are applied in the film and television industries.
Heinz College and Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (Tec de Monterrey) jointly offer a dual degree in Information Technology. Students complete the Master of Science in Information Technology at Carnegie Mellon and the Maestría en Administración de Tecnologías de Información at Tec de Monterrey. Learn about all our partnerships in Latin America.
Graduates of Heinz College's Master of Science in Public Policy and Management and the School of Architecture's Master of Urban Design are eligible to enroll in the University of Oxford’s Master of Science in Nature, Policy and the Environment. The combination of degrees from Carnegie Mellon and the University of Oxford will provide a student with a significant knowledge base in urban design and environmental policy issues and practices.
Heinz College and Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas have partnered to offer a two-way student exchange program. Students in the Heinz College Master of Science in Public Policy and Management have the opportunity to spend one semester of study in Querétaro, Mexico. Students from CIDE’s Public Administration division can spend one semester in Pittsburgh studying in the MSPPM program. Learn about all our partnerships in Latin America.
Students in the Master of Science in Public Policy and Management program have the opportunity to spend one semester of study at Delft University in the Netherlands. This two-way exchange program also allows students from Delft to spend a semester in Pittsburgh studying in the MSPPM program.
Heinz College offers both an exchange program and a double-degree master’s program in Arts Management with the University of Bologna, Italy. In the dual-degree option, students earn both a Master of Arts Management (MAM) from CMU and a Master’s in Innovation and Organization of Culture and the Arts from Bologna’s School of Economics. The exchange program provides MAM students an opportunity to study in Bologna for one semester. Likewise, students from the University of Bologna can spend one semester at Heinz College’s Pittsburgh campus.
Through a partnership between Heinz College and Ludwigsburg University, Ludwigsburg students can spend a semester in Pittsburgh studying in the Master of Arts Management program.
Heinz College and several other departments at Carnegie Mellon have teamed with two of the leading schools in Portugal - Technical University of Lisbon and the Catholic University of Portugal - to offer a unique Ph.D. program focused on the study of technology and entrepreneurship dynamics.
Through a partnership between Heinz College and the Business School of the University of Mannheim, students from Mannheim can apply to study in Heinz College’s MISM program for one semester.
An exchange agreement with the Department of Informatics of the Technical University Munich (TUM) enables students from Heinz College or TUM to study at the other campus for one semester.
An exchange agreement with the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien in Vienna, Austria enables students from Heinz College or the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien to study at the other campus for one semester.
Singapore Management University (SMU) and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) have teamed up to establish the Living Analytics Research Centre (LARC). The center is developing new techniques to acquire data on consumer and social behavior and pioneering new approaches to analyze such data. LARC is physically anchored at SMU’s School of Information Systems in Singapore and at Heinz College’s iLab in Pittsburgh.