86
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Health Policy and Management is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
Master of Health Administration (MHA) Health policy and management
Master of Science (MS) Health policy and economics
Master of Science (MS) Decision sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Health policy and management
Master of Public Health (MPH) Health policy and management

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 27
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, or PCAT
Essay, practicum, final paper; comprehensive exam (for MS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam, dissertation defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

172
Applied
124
Accepted
41
Enrolled
72%

Applying

135
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE, GMAT, LSAT, MCAT, or PCAT
Master's Degree Requirements One college-level mathematics or statistics course; at least two courses in the social and behavioral sciences, preferably one in economics; bachelor's degree; recommendations; professional statement; transcripts; minimum QPA of 3.0; minimum of three credits in human biology
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, recommendations, professional statement, transcripts, college-level calculus course with minimum B grade, minimum QPA of 3.3

Student Body

86
Total Graduate Students
15%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
84%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.65%
Black or African American 8.14%
White or Caucasian 50%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 13.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.49%
Unknown 5.81%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

24
Total faculty
Full-time (24)
Part-time (0)
Male (13)
Female (11)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Large database analysis, long-term quality of care, health policy analysis, health system management, health economics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,798,451

Location & Contact

Address A621 Crabtree Hall
130 DeSoto Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15261
United States
Contact Dr. Mark S. Roberts
Chair
Email: mroberts@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-383-7049
Fax: 412-624-3146