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University of Pittsburgh

Clinical Nurse Specialist Program

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Clinical Nurse Specialist Program is located in Pittsburgh, PA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Clinical nurse specialist Adult gerontology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

4
Applied
3
Accepted
3
Enrolled
75%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st February 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements BSN, RN license, relevant nursing experience, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, course work in statistics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements BSN, RN license, minimum GPA of 3.5, 3 letters of recommendation, relevant nursing experience, resume, course work in statistics

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

8
Total Graduate Students
25%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
75%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 100%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

1
Total faculty
Full-time - 1
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Behavioral management of chronic disorders, patient management in critical care, consumer informatics, genetic applications (molecular genetics and psychosocial implications), technology for nurses and patients to improve care
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Sandra Engberg
Associate Dean for Clinical Education
Email: sje1@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-3835
Fax: 412-624-8521