Degrees & Awards

Programs Offered:
Offers Gerontology (Certificate); Social Work (MSW, Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Practicum; For Doctorate, Thesis/Dissertation, Comprehensive Exam, Registration.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Minimum QPA Of 3.0, Course Work In Descriptive Statistics And Human Biology; For Doctorate, GRE, MSW Or Related Degree, Course Work In Statistics. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Required&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 600 Paper-Based; 250 Computer-Based).
Application Deadline:
For Fall Admission, 3/31 For Domestic Students, 3/31 For International Students. Applications Are Processed On A Rolling Basis.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 31. 431 Applicants, 80% Accepted, 245 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
353 Full-Time (290 Women), 279 Part-Time (232 Women); Includes 100 Minority (84 African Americans, 1 American Indian/Alaskan Native, 10 Asian Americans Or Pacific Islanders, 5 Hispanic Americans), 6 International.


22 Full-Time (10 Women), 38 Part-Time/Adjunct (29 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2006&Ndash;07, 102 Students Received Support, Including 2 Research Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $12,535 Per Year), 5 Teaching Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $13,555 Per Year); Career-Related Internships Or Fieldwork, Institutionally Sponsored Loans, Scholarships/Grants, Traineeships, Tuition Waivers (Full), And Unspecified Assistantships Also Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 6/1; Financial Award Applicants Required To Submit FAFSA.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. Chenits Pettigrew
Director of Admissions
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-624-6346
Fax: 412-624-6323

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