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

  • Pittsburgh, PA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 81%19%
    student ratio
  • 67
    total students
  • $19,336 | $31,658
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 51%
    acceptance rate
  • 6 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
    • Human Genetics Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Public Health Genetics Certificate
      Master of Public Health (MPH)
    • Genetic Counseling Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees 6
    • 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

51% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 97
    • Accepted 50
    • Acceptance Rate 51
    • Enrolled 20
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $115
    • Application Fee - International $115
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline September 1st Not Reported
    • Spring deadline February 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 *$19,336
    • Out-of-state tuition *$31,658
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution 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 insitution 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 Students67
    • Female Percentage81%
    • Male Percentage19%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students67
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Full-time Percentage76%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian72%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty36
    • Full-time Percentage25%
    • Part-time Percentage75%
    • Female Percentage36%
    • Male Percentage64%

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$4,639,899

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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