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University of Pittsburgh

Nurse Specialty Role Program

Pittsburgh, PA

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University of Pittsburgh

Overview

University of Pittsburgh / Nurse Specialty Role Program is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing informatics
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Health systems executive leadership
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Clinical nurse leader

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 15
Doctoral Degrees 4
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

43
Applied
31
Accepted
26
Enrolled
72%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements BSN, RN license, 3 letters of recommendation, personal essay, resume, course work in statistics, relevant nursing experience
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements BSN/MSN, RN license, minimum GPA of 3.5, 3 letters of recommendation, personal essay, resume, course work in statistics, relevant nursing experience

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

65
Total Graduate Students
1%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 4.62%
White or Caucasian 86%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 7.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 1
Male (1)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Behavioral management of chronic disorders, patient management in critical care, consumer informatics, genetic applications (molecular genetics and psychosocial implications), technology for nurses and patients to improve care
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15260
United States
Contact Dr. Sandra Engberg
Associate Dean for Clinical Education
Email: sje1@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-3835
Fax: 412-624-8521

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