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University of Pittsburgh

Graduate School of Public Health

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

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

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)
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)
Master of Science (MS) Biostatistics Health data science
Master of Science (MS) Biostatistics Statistical and computational genomics
Master of Science (MS) Human genetics Genome bioinformatics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 180
Doctoral Degrees 39

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE. MCAT, DAT, GMAT, LSAT sometimes accepted by department.
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE. MCAT, DAT, GMAT, LSAT sometimes accepted by department.
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,494
Applied
783
Accepted
210
Enrolled
52%

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE. MCAT, DAT, GMAT, LSAT sometimes accepted by department.
Master's Degree Requirements 3 cr. of human biology; 3 cr. algebra or higher math*.US bachelor's degree from accredited institution or equivalent degree from foreign institution; substantial knowledge is discipline relevant to public health through study, experience, or both. See aslo department requirements. *GRE quantitative score at or above 70th percentile, or ETS-administ
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE. MCAT, DAT, GMAT, LSAT sometimes accepted by department.
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 cr of human biology, 3 cr. algebra or higher math* U grad degree or bachelor's degree or equivalent degree from foreign school in a field relevant to the PhD program applied to. See also department requirements.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

557
Total Graduate Students
19%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.57%
Black or African American 6.1%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.18%
Two or more races 3.77%
Unknown 2.87%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

191
Total faculty
Full-time - 154
Part-time - 37
Male (87)
Female (104)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology; Clinical Trials Design; Pathogenesis of Viral Diseases; Computational and risk Assessment Approaches to Environmental Health; Bioinformatic Methods for Computational Cancer Models. See also: department listings
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
61,807,716

Location & Contact

Address 130 DeSoto Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15261
United States
Contact Mr. A, Everette James III
Interim Dean, Graduate School of Public Health
Phone: 412-624-3001
Fax: 412-624-3013

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