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One of the top-ranked schools of public health in the U.S., Pitt Public Health was the first fully accredited school of public health in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with alumni who are among the leaders in their fields. A member of the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, Pitt Public Health currently ranks fourth among schools of public health in National Institutes of Health funding received. Pitt Public Health is a leader in research related to women's health, HIV/AIDS, and human genetics, among others.

Dean

Donald S. Burke
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Department Chairs

Behavioral and Community Health Sciences: Steven Albert
Biostatistics: Shyamal Peddada
Environmental and Occupational Health: Bruce Pitt
Epidemiology: Anne Newman
Health Policy and Management: Mark Roberts
Human Genetics: Dietrich Stephan
Infectious Diseases and Microbiology: Charles Rinaldo
Multidisciplinary Master of Public Health: David Finegold (program director)

Enrollment Information

Fall 2017 enrollment:  592 degree-seeking students with primary enrollment at the Graduate School of Public Health

By department

Behavioral and Community Health Sciences:110
Biostatistics: 72
Environmental and Occupational Health: 31
Epidemiology: 122
Health Policy and Management: 87
Human Genetics: 71
Infectious Diseases and Microbiology: 74
Multidisciplinary Master of Public Health Program: 25

Fall 2017 Faculty

Primary full-time: 154
Adjunct faculty: 123
Emeriti: 13

Degrees, Areas of Concentration

Behavioral and Community Health Sciences

MPH, PhD, DrPH
Public Health and Anthropology: MPH/PhD (School of Arts and Sciences Department of Anthropology)
Public Health and International Development: MPH/MID (with Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA))
Public Health and Public and International Affairs: MPH/MPIA (with GSPIA)
Public Health and Public Administration: MPH/MPA (with GSPIA)
Public Health Social Work: MPH/PhD, MPH/MSW (with School of Social Work)

Biostatistics

MS, PhD

Environmental and Occupational Health

MPH, MS, PhD, DrPH

Epidemiology

MS, MPH, PhD, DrPH, MD/PhD (with School of Medicine)

Health Policy and Management

MS, MHA, MPH, PhD
Health Policy and Law: MPH/JD (with School of Law)
Health Services Research and Policy: PhD

Human Genetics

MS, MPH, PhD
Genetic Counseling: MS
Public Health Genetics: MPH
Dual MPH/MS-genetic counseling
MD/PhD (with School of Medicine)

Infectious Diseases and Microbiology

MPH, MS, PhD
MPH Concentration: Infectious Disease Pathogenesis, Eradication and Laboratory Practice (PEL)
MPH Concentration: Infectious Disease Management, Intervention, and Community Practice (MIC)
MD/PhD (with School of Medicine)
MPH Peace Corps Master’s International Track with MIC concentration

Multidisciplinary Master of Public Health Program

MPH

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2017-18 Tuition and Fees


Pennsylvania Resident Non-Pennsylvania Resident
Full-time Tuition (9-15 credits) $13,068 per term $21,696 per term
Part-time Tuition (1-8.5 credits) $1,064 per credit $1,777 per credit
Full-time Student Fees $425 $425
Part-time Student Fees $270 $270

Affiliated Centers

Center for Aging and Population Health
Center for Bioethics and Health Law
Center for the Environmental Basis for Human Disease
Center for Free Radical and Antioxidant Health
Center for Health Equity
Center for Healthy Environments and Communities
Center for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health Research
Center for Lung Regeneration
Center for Occupational Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Center for Public Health Practice
Center for Research on Health Care
Comparative Effectiveness Research Core
Concept Mapping Institute
Diabetes Prevention Support Center
Epidemiology Data Center
Health Policy Institute
Heinz Chemistry and Nutrition Laboratory
HIV Prevention and Care Project
Institute for Evaluation Science in Community Health
Laboratory of Environmental Health, Reproduction, and Development
Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory
National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project
Pennsylvania/MidAtlantic AIDS Education and Training Center
Pharmaceutical Economics Research Group
Physical Activity Resource Center for Public Health
Pitt Men’s Study
Project Silk
Public Health Dynamics Laboratory
Telehealth AETC Appalachian Project
Ultrasound Research Laboratory

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Certificates

Community-Based Participatory Research and Practice
Environmental Health Risk Assessment
Evaluation of Public Health Promotion and Health Education Programs
Global Health
Health Care Systems Engineering
Health Equity
Health Systems Leadership and Management
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Individuals’ Health and Wellness
Public Health Genetics

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