Registration and Refreshments
Certificate Information Sessions
Optional sessions for several of our certificates:
Certificate in Global Health; Certificate in Public Health Genetics; Certificate in LGBT Individuals' Health and Wellness ; Certificate in Evaluation of Public Health Promotion and Health Education Programs ; Certificate in Health Equity
Welcome and Overview
Presented by Associate Dean of Student Affairs Cindy Bryce
Presented by Joan Anson, director of career services
Financial Aid Information
Financial Aid information presented by Mary Derkach, assistant dean for student affairs. Loan information for graduate students was presented by Damon Wehrli, Pitt's Office of Admissions and Financial Aid. Visit oafa.pitt.edu for more information.
Representatives from student affairs, certificate programs, research and practice centers, and student organizations plus more information on University and city resources.
Applicants heard all about student life and what excites our students about their programs.
Doctoral Student Panel
Members of our Doctoral Student Organization hosted a panel for doctoral applicants to discuss the specifics of student life at Pitt for doctoral students.
Parents, Partners, & Guests Session
Parents, partners, and friends were invited to learn about the school and the city and ask their specific questions. Presented by Cindy Bryce, associate dean for student affairs and Joan Anson, director of career services.
Our alumni talked about what they are doing today and how Pitt Public Health helped them get there.
Applicants and their guests ate lunch with departmental faculty, staff, students, and alumni while learning more about the specifics of their programs.
Optional Campus and City Tours
Our guided tours include a fun and informative trolley ride around the city, as well as an interactive walking campus tour. Applicants could attend either or both to learn about the neighborhoods and history of Pittsburgh or the campus itself.