School of Nursing Leads Pitt’s Graduate Programs in Latest U.S. News & World Report Rankings
Many of the University of Pittsburgh’s graduate programs are featured in the 2018 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools,” which will be available on newsstands April 11.
The School of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program and Master of Science in Nursing program ranked 7th and tied for 8th, respectively, rising from previous rankings of 8th (tie) and 13th (tie).
The School of Information Sciences’ Master of Library and Information Science ranked 10th. The school tied for 1st in the health librarianship specialty.
Among medical schools, Pitt’s School of Medicine ranked 13th in the primary care category and tied for 15th in the research category — the latter up one slot from last year. Deans and senior faculty from around the country selected Pitt medical school’s programs as among the best in pediatrics (no. 8) and women’s health (tied at no. 6).
Other notable rankings include:
- Four PhD programs in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences were featured in the social sciences and humanities rankings: psychology (26th, tie), English (35th, tie), economics (39th, tie) and political science (40th, tie).
- The School of Education tied for 27th, a jump from 30th last year.
- The Swanson School of Engineering tied for 42nd. The Swanson School ranked 12th in the biomedical/bioengineering specialty and 17th in the industrial specialty.
- The Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business’s Master of Business Administration program ranked 53rd, and the school’s part-time MBA program tied for 71st.
- The School of Law tied for 82nd.
Complete rankings and information about the process can be found online in the U.S. News Grad Compass.
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Follow a group of Pitt students on the Returning to the Roots of Civil Rights bus tour, a nine-day, 2,300-mile journey crisscrossing five states.
Day 1: The Awakening
Day 2: Deep Impressions
Day 3: Music, Montgomery, and More
Day 4: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Day 5: Learning to Remember
Day 6: The Mountaintop
Day 7: Slavery and Beyond
Day 8: Lessons to Bring Home
Day 9: Final Lessons