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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Environmental and Occupational Health is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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 General Test
Thesis Required
Practica; essay (for MPH); comprehensive exam (for MS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary exams, journal club

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

40
Applied
29
Accepted
5
Enrolled
73%

Applying

135
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 15th March 15th No
Winter deadline October 15th September 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, recommendation letters, personal statement, bachelor's degree
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.4; 2 courses each in physics, chemistry and math; bachelor's or master's degree

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

34
Total Graduate Students
8%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
91%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.82%
Black or African American 5.88%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 2.94%

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 1
Male (13)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: DNA damage and repair, free radical biology, genomics of acute lung disease, exposure to metals, lipid-associated genes in pathogenesis in Alzheimer's disease
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
8,045,339

Location & Contact

Address 130 DeSoto Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15261
United States
Contact Dr. Sally E. Wenzel
Chair
Phone: 412-624-8300

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