University of Pittsburgh / Clinical Nurse Specialist Program is located in Pittsburgh, PA, in an urban setting.
Degrees & Awards
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
Clinical nurse specialist
Earning Your Degree
Part-time study available?
Evening/weekend programs available?
Distance learning programs available?
Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Comp Exam Required
Application Fee - Domestic
Electronic applications accepted?
Master's Degree Exam
GRE or MAT
Master's Degree Requirements
BSN, RN license, relevant nursing experience, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, course work in statistics
Doctoral Degree Exam
Doctoral Degree Requirements
BSN, RN license, minimum GPA of 3.5, 3 letters of recommendation, relevant nursing experience, resume, course work in statistics
Tuition & Fees
Financial award applicants must submit:
Types of financial support available
Scholarship and/or loans
Total Graduate Students
International Breakout (representing other countries)
Black or African American
White or Caucasian
American Indian or Alaska Native
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Two or more races
Full-time - 1
Part-time - 0
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:
Location & Contact
4200 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15260 United States
Dr. Sandra Engberg Associate Dean for Clinical Education Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 412-624-3835 Fax: 412-624-8521