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University of Pittsburgh

Nurse Practitioner Program

Pittsburgh, PA

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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
(Certificate) Neonatal
(Certificate) Gerontology for nursing
(Certificate) Adult gerontology acute care
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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 18
Other Advanced Degrees 4

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

70
Applied
36
Accepted
26
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
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (may be waived if GPA is 3.5 or greater)
Doctoral Degree Requirements BSN, RN license, minimum GPA of 3.5, 3 letters of recommendation, resume/essay, course work in statistics, clinical experience for Neonatal

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

79
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 2.53%
White or Caucasian 89%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 6.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 1.27%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time - 17
Part-time - 3
Male (5)
Female (15)

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

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