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

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

Pittsburgh, PA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
71%
29%
student ratio
73
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
50%
acceptance rate
7 Degrees Offered
degrees 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)
      Master of Science/Master of Public Health (MS/MPH)
    • Human Genetics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Genetic Counseling Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

50% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 112
    • Accepted 57
    • Acceptance Rate 50
    • Enrolled 22
  • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students73
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students73
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Full-time Percentage62%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian81%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races5%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty70
    • Full-time Percentage23%
    • Part-time Percentage77%
    • Female Percentage69%
    • Male Percentage31%

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$3,892,154

Location & Contact

Department of Human Genetics

Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh

4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
United States

Dr. Dietrich Stephan

Chairman

Phone: 412-648-3353
Email: dstephan@pitt.edu

Noel Harrie

Student Services Coordinator

Phone: 412-624-3066
Fax: 412-624-3020
Email: nce1@pitt.edu


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