Whether you're considering a degree program and want to start off with a few courses, or you're a public health professional looking for additional training - you can enroll at Pitt Public Health as a non-degree student.
You can take up to 12 credits (cumulative maximum) as a non-degree student. If you are later accepted into a degree program, that program will decide which of those credits may be applied to your requirements.
You must have a U.S. bachelor’s degree or the equivalent foreign degree to become a non-degree student. You will have to submit transcripts for all education, as well as a WES evaluation for study outside of the U.S. and TOEFL scores, if applicable.
Non-degree applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. In some cases, local applicants on a visa may apply, but must contact the Office of Student Affairs to verify eligibility before submitting an application. Pitt Public Health does not sponsor I-20s for non-degree study.
Non-degree applicants are not required to
If you’re planning to apply and you know which department you’re interested in, you may want to contact that department directly for suggestions about classes. Many non-degree students choose to enroll in the Pitt Public Health core courses (unless restricted) as a way to learn more about our various programs and/or to start working towards a degree.
Here’s a sample of courses that may interest you:
*part of the Pitt Public Health Core Curriculum
Click here to see all classes offered.
Note: Pitt Public Health encourages non-degree students to apply to a degree program, but acceptance as a non-degree student does not guarantee admission to a degree program.