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University of Pittsburgh

School of Nursing

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

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 practitioner Neonatal
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse practitioner Adult gerontology acute care
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse practitioner Adult gerontology primary care
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse practitioner Pediatric primary care
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse practitioner Family (individual across the lifespan)
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse practitioner Psychiatric mental health
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Doctor of philosophy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 55
Doctoral Degrees 52
Other Advanced Degrees 1

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

291
Applied
160
Accepted
131
Enrolled
55%

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
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

338
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.18%
Black or African American 3.85%
White or Caucasian 81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 8.28%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 0.89%

Gender

Male (18%)
Female (81%)

Faculty

51
Total faculty
Full-time - 45
Part-time - 6
Male (6)
Female (45)

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:
5,186,633

Location & Contact

Address 3500 Victoria Street
Victoria Building
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
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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