93
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Pediatric primary care
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Psychiatric mental health
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult-gerontology acute care
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Neonatal
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult-gerontology primary care
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Neonatal
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Family (individual across the lifespan)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 35
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

77
Applied
31
Accepted
25
Enrolled
40%

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

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements BSN, RN license, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, course work in statistics, relevant nursing experience
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
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

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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

93
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 1.08%
White or Caucasian 89%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.08%
Asian 7.53%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time (17)
Part-time (3)
Male (4)
Female (16)

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 3500 Victoria Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15261
United States
Contact Dr. Sandra Engberg
Associate Dean for Clinical Education
Email: sje1@pitt.edu
Phone: 412-624-3835
Fax: 412-624-8521