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University of Pittsburgh

School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA

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Overview

University of Pittsburgh / School of Nursing is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse specialty role Clinical nurse leader
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse specialty role Informatics
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse specialty role Health systems executive leadership
(Certificate) Adult gerontology acute care np
(Certificate) Nursing education
(Certificate) Psychiatric mental health
(Certificate) Nursing informatics
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse practitioner Neonatal
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse practitioner Adult gerontology acute care
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse practitioner Adult gerontology primary care
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse practitioner Pediatric primary care
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse practitioner Family (individual across the lifespan)
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse practitioner Psychiatric mental health
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Clinical nurse specialist Adult gerontology
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse midwife
(Certificate) Neonatal np
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Doctor of philosophy
(Certificate) Gerontology for np
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse anesthesia

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 55
Doctoral Degrees 30
Other Advanced Degrees 5

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 (may be waived if GPA is 3.5 or greater)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Capstone project required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

250
Applied
128
Accepted
102
Enrolled
51%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 1st February 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (may be waived if GPA is 3.5 or greater)
Master's Degree Requirements BSN, RN license, 3 letters of recommendation, resume/essay, course work in statistics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements BSN, RN license, course work in statistics, resume/essay, 3 letters of recommendation, clinical experience for select focus areas (Neonatal, Health Systems Executive Leadership, Anesthesia, Nurse Midwife)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards June 1
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

340
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.18%
Black or African American 3.82%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 6.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.76%

Gender

Male (20%)
Female (79%)

Faculty

60
Total faculty
Full-time - 55
Part-time - 5
Male (12)
Female (48)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Excellence in e-health research; genomics of patients outcomes; behavioral mechanism of symptoms and cancer treatment adherence; sleep and circadian rhythms: effect of symptoms and functional outcomes across lifespan
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
6,634,260

Location & Contact

Address 3500 Victoria Street
Victoria Building
Pittsburgh, PA  5261
United States
Contact Dr. Jacqueline Dunbar-Jacob
Dean/Professor
Email: dunbar@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-7838
Fax: 412-624-2401

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