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Department of Human Genetics Graduate School of Public Health University of Pittsburgh

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 75%25%
    student ratio
  • 77
    total students
  • $19,964 | $32,686
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 47%
    acceptance rate
  • 6 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Health Genetics Certificate
      Master of Public Health (MPH)
    • Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
    • Human Genetics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Genetic Counseling Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

47% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 119
    • Accepted 56
    • Acceptance Rate 47
    • Enrolled 23
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $120
    • Application Fee - International $120
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline September 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 15th August 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, previous course work in biochemistry, and calculus, and genetics
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 550 paper-based; 80 iBT) or IELTS (minimum score 6.5)

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$19,964
    • Out-of-state tuition *$32,686
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$740.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students77
    • Female Percentage75%
    • Male Percentage25%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students77
    • Part-time Percentage32%
    • Full-time Percentage68%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American5%
    • White / Caucasian75%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown4%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty25
    • Full-time Percentage64%
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGenetic mechanisms related to the transition from normal to disease states, how genes and the environment interact to affect the distribution of health and disease in human populations
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$4,063,061

Location & Contact

Department of Human Genetics

Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

Dr. Mohammad Kamboh

Chairman

Phone: 412-624-3066
Fax: 412-624-3020
Email: kamboh@pitt.edu

Jeanette Norbut

Administrative Secretary

Phone: 412-624-3018
Fax: 412-624-3020
Email: jeanette.norbut@hgen.pitt.edu



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