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Visit us to learn about your opportunities for a great education at Pitt Public Health. 

Our annual Open House is held every November, with our Accepted Applicants Day following in March. If you missed this year's Open House, check out some of the information we presented.

Open House includes overviews of our departments and programs, student organizations, research and practice centers, admissions, and financial aid. 

November 13, 2015 Agenda

10:00 Registration and Refreshments

Global Health and Peace Corps Master's International Program Session
An optional session on our Center for Global Health, Certificate in Global Health, and Peace Corps Master's International Program presented by Alex Tambellini, MEd, manager of student programs, Center for Global Health.


Welcome and Overview | View Slides

  • Donald S. Burke, MD, Dean
  • Crystal Archibald, Student Government Association President
  • Cindy Bryce, PhD, Associate Dean for Student Affairs
  • Eleanor Feingold, PhD, Senior Associate Dean and Associate Dean for Education

Financial Aid Information | View Slides | View Handout

  • Mary Derkach, JD, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Career Services | View Slides | View Handout

  • Marissa Kaplan, BA,Career Services Specialist

Application Process | View Slides | View Handout
     Karrie Lukin, BA, Admissions Manager

11:45 Information Marketplace - with representatives and information from departments, certificates, centers, student organizations.

Certificate in Health Equity Session
An optional session presented by Tiffany Gary-Webb, PhD, MHS, associate professor of behavioral and community health sciences and epidemiology and director of the Certificate in Health Equity.

12:45 Departmental Sessions - with faculty, staff, and students.
With specific questions about program-specific admissions and curriculum requirements and department-level financial aid, contact the department to which you're interested in applying.

Student Panel - with representatives from student organizations and other current students.
If you're interested in connecting with one of our panelists, contact Caitlin McCullough.

Handouts and Other Resources for Prospective Applicants

Fast Facts | handout

What is Public Health? | Deciding on a field of study

Tuition and Financial Aid | handout

How to Apply | handout

Career Services | handout

Upcoming Events | handout

Early Admissions Master's Program (for Pitt undergrads) | handout

Certificate Programs | handout

Living in Pittsburgh

Contact the Office of Student Affairs with general admissions questions, or contact your department of interest with specific questions about program details, financial aid, and departmental application requirements. 

Orientation students gather

Open House Questions?

Want to come check us out? Contact Caitlin McCullough, 412-624-3646, for more info.
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