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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Epidemiology

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Epidemiology is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Medicine/Doctor of Philosophy (MD/PhD)
Master of Public Health (MPH) Epidemiology
Master of Science (MS) Epidemiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Epidemiology
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH) Theory and research methods

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, DAT, or MCAT
Internship and essay (for MPH); comprehensive exam and thesis (for MS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, DAT, or MCAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Practicum (for Dr PH)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

416
Applied
193
Accepted
47
Enrolled
46%

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 April 15th March 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, DAT, or MCAT
Master's Degree Requirements 3 credits each of course work in human biology and algebra or higher mathematics, 6 in behavioral science (MPH)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, DAT, or MCAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements 3 credits of course work in biology and math

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available

Student Body

107
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.67%
Black or African American 1.87%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.67%
Unknown 3.74%

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

43
Total faculty
Male (15)
Female (28)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cardiovascular and diabetes epidemiology; clinical trials and methods; molecular and genetic epidemiology; aging epidemiology; women's health epidemiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
24,888,103

Location & Contact

Address 130 DeSoto Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15261
United States
Contact Dr. Anne B. Newman
Chair
Email: newmana@edc.pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-3056
Fax: 412-624-3737

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