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University of Pittsburgh

Graduate School of Public Health

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Graduate School of Public Health is located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health/Doctor of Philosophy (MPH/PhD)
Master of Public Health/Master of Public Affairs (MPH/MPA)
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Health Administration (MHA)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
(Certificate)
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH)
Master of International Development/Master of Public Health (MID/MPH)
Master of Science/Master of Public Health (MS/MPH)
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Doctor of Medicine/Master of Public Health (MD/MPH)
Master of Public Health/Master of Social Work (MPH/MSW)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 163
Doctoral Degrees 40

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Final paper; comprehensive exam (MS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam, dissertation defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,496
Applied
805
Accepted
231
Enrolled
54%

Applying

135
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th August 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements U.S. bachelor's or equivalent foreign degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements U.S. graduate, bachelor's, or equivalent foreign degree; MPH (for Dr PH); courses in mathematics and the biological and social sciences (for PhD)
Additional Entrance Requirements U.S. bachelor's or equivalent foreign degree

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

590
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.07%
Black or African American 5.42%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.46%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.34%
Two or more races 3.22%
Unknown 4.24%

Gender

Male (29%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

337
Total faculty
Full-time - 158
Part-time - 179
Male (170)
Female (167)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aging epidemiology, enhanced detection system for infection, violence prevention, genomics of acute lung disease
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
61,115,129

Location & Contact

Address 130 DeSoto Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Donald S. Burke MD
Dean
Email: bradym1@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-3001
Fax: 412-624-3013