A World-Class University Within Your Reach
The University of Pittsburgh's College of General Studies (CGS) offers a wide range of academic programs focusing on professional and liberal studies to suit your needs, schedule, and budget. At CGS, we help you grow and develop skills, reach your goals, and achieve success on your terms.
Our practical and results-oriented degree programs, flexible scheduling, and individualized student services position us as the region’s best choice for busy adults who want to fit a college education into their full lives. Whether you’re returning to complete your degree after a break, finishing what you started at a two-year institution, or are ready to start college for the first time, CGS is here to help.
Learn about the exceptional professors, instructors, and industry professionals — all from the University, the city, and the surrounding region — who will be teaching your classes, and find resources for teaching at the College of General Studies.