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University of Pittsburgh

Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Department of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH) Management, intervention, and community practice
Master of Public Health (MPH) Pathogenesis, eradication, and laboratory practice
Master of Science (MS) Infectious diseases and microbiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Infectious diseases and microbiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 34
Doctoral Degrees 2

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MCAT, or DAT
Thesis Required
Comprehensive exam (for MS)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test, MCAT, DAT
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Preliminary exam, dissertation defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

152
Applied
78
Accepted
27
Enrolled
51%

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 March 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test, MCAT, or DAT
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 6 credits of behavioral science
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test, MCAT, DAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; research experience; knowledge of biology or microbiology, chemistry, and algebra

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

74
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.35%
Black or African American 2.7%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 10.81%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8.11%
Unknown 5.41%

Gender

Male (37%)
Female (62%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 5
Male (17)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Development of HIV vaccines, complications of antiretroviral therapy, emerging infections, herpes viruses
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 130 DeSoto Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15261
United States
Contact Robin Tierno
Department Administrator
Email: rtierno@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-3105
Fax: 412-624-4953

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