Degree and Certificate Programs Offered by School and Degree Type
Fall Term, 1997

Faculty and College of Arts and Sciences, Humanities1, 2

Faculty and College of Arts and Sciences, Natural Sciences1, 2

Faculty and College of Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences1, 2

Faculty and College of Arts and Sciences, Other Programs1, 2

General Studies1, 5

Honors College

Katz Graduate School of Business7

Education1

Engineering1, 11

Law12

Public and International Affairs14

Social Work1, 15

Information Sciences1, 16

College of Business Administration1

Dental Medicine

Nursing1

Pharmacy

Public Health21

Medicine23

Health and Rehabilitation Sciences1

Johnstown, Humanities1

Johnstown, Natural Sciences1

Johnstown, Social Sciences1

Johnstown, Education1

Johnstown, Engineering Technology1

Johnstown, Other Programs1

Greensburg, Humanities1

Greensburg, Natural Sciences1

Greensburg, Behavioral Sciences1

Greensburg, Other Programs1

Titusville

Bradford, Humanities1

Bradford, Natural Sciences1

Bradford, Social Sciences1

Bradford, Other Programs1, 24

University Center for International Studies

Education and Public Health

Nursing and Public Health


Note: Degree and certificate programs listed are those which currently admit students.

1The Bachelor of Philosophy degree, BPhil, offered through the Honors College, is available in all University baccalaureate degree programs.

2In the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, also available are the joint degree programs between the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Law, MA/JD and between the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and the Katz Graduate School of Business, MA/MBA. Also available is a program between the History and Philosophy of Science Department of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Medicine whereby a student can complete a concentration in Medical Ethics, MA/MD. Available in the College of Arts and Sciences are the Combined Major degree programs, BA and BS and the joint degree programs between the College of Arts and Sciences and Engineering, BA/BSE and BS/BSE.

3A cooperative degree program with Pittsburgh Theological Seminary.

4A dual (double) major program in which the Business major is taken in conjunction with any other College of Arts and Sciences major.

5Beginning with Fall Term, 1997, new students are being admitted only to those degree programs listed, which are those not offered by other schools. General Studies continues to offer the certificate programs listed.

6Program designed for students who, having been awarded the certificate in Dental Hygiene by Dental Medicine, wish to complete the requirements for the baccalaureate degree.

7Also available is the dual-degree program within the Katz Graduate School of Business, MBA/MS, and joint degree programs between the Katz Graduate School of Business and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, MBA/MA, between the Katz Graduate School of Business and Law, MBA/JD, between the Katz Graduate School of Business and Public and International Affairs, MBA/MPIA, and between the Katz Graduate School of Business and Public Health, MHA/MPH (the interschool degree program in Health Administration, MHA, is offered through the Katz Graduate School of Business and Public Health). A cooperative degree program is available between the Katz Graduate School of Business and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, MBA/MDiv.

8A specially designed two-year MBA program offered to experienced executives.

9A degree program in which the MIB degree is offered in conjunction with the MBA.

10The MAT and MEd (in Special Education) degree programs culminate in the University recommending those students, who have completed the requirements, for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Instructional Certificate I. Education offers an additional teacher certification program, referred to as the "professional year" program. In this one-year, non-degree program, the student, having received the baccalaureate degree in an arts and sciences major, enrolls in Education as a postbaccalaureate student. A second "professional year" program option exists for those students who wish to pursue the emphasis in Early Childhood Education.

11Also available is the dual-degree program within Engineering, MSChE/MSPE, and joint degree programs between Engineering and the College of Arts and Sciences, BSE/BA and BSE/BS.

12Also available are joint degree programs between Law and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, JD/MA, between Law and the Katz Graduate School of Business, JD/MBA, between Law and Public and International Affairs, JD/MPA, JD/MPIA, and JD/MURP, and between Law and Public Health, JD/MPH, and cooperative degree programs between Law and Carnegie Mellon University, JD/MS, JD/MAM, and JD/MSIA.

13Available in conjunction with the JD degree.

14Also available within Public and International Affairs are dual-degree programs, MPA/MPIA, MPA/MURP, and MPIA/MURP, a joint degree program between Public and International Affairs and the Katz Graduate School of Business, MPIA/MBA, and joint degree programs between Public and International Affairs and Law, MPA/JD, MPIA/JD, MURP/JD, between Public and International Affairs and Social Work, MPA/MSW, MPIA/MSW, and MURP/MSW, and between Public and International Affairs and Information Sciences, MPA/MSIS, MPIA/MSIS, and MURP/MSIS.

15Also available are joint degree programs between Social Work and Public Health, PhD/MPH, and between Social Work and Public and International Affairs, MSW/MPA, MSW/MPIA, and MSW/MURP, and cooperative degree programs between Social Work and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, MSW/MDiv, and between Social Work and Hebrew Union College, MSW/MAJCS.

16Also available are joint degree programs between Information Sciences and Public and International Affairs, MSIS/MPA, MSIS/MPIA, and MSIS/MURP.

17In addition to the traditional BSN program, also available is the BSN-Accelerated Program which is a specially-designed program for individuals who have 90 credits earned towards, or have, a baccalaureate degree in another field. The program enables individuals to earn the BSN at an accelerated rate.

18A specially-designed program for individuals who are practicing RNs. This program expedites their completion of the requirements for the BSN.

19A specially-designed program for individuals who are practicing RNs. This program prepares RNs for advanced practice in specific nursing areas while enabling them to complete the requirements for both the BSN and MSN degrees.

20The PharmD curricula accommodates students who have completed two years of study in the College of Arts and Sciences and are entering the PharmD program as undergraduates, students who are currently in the BSPhr track and wish to now pursue the PharmD degree, and those individuals who already have the BSPhr degree and want to now complete the requirements for the PharmD degree.

21Also available is a joint degree program between Public Health and Social Work, MPH/PhD, between Public Health and Law, MPH/JD, and between Public Health and the Katz Graduate School of Business, MPH/MHA. A cooperative degree program is available between Public Health and Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, MPH/MDiv.

22The MHA is an interschool degree offered through Public Health and the Katz Graduate School of Business.

23Also available is a program between Medicine and the History and Philosophy of Science Department of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences whereby a student can complete a concentration in Medical Ethics, MD/MA.

Students are not admitted at the master's level of the degree programs listed. Master's degrees are available, in accordance with departmental guidelines, to those students who complete fewer credits than are required for the PhD degree.

24Also available is the non-degree, postbaccalaureate elementary teacher certification program and, in cooperation with St. Bonaventure University, the non-degree, postbaccalaureate secondary teacher certification program. Students may seek teacher certification for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and/or the State of New York. Because education is not a degree program at Bradford, before entering the program, students must complete the requirements of a degree program specified as appropriate for entry into the teacher certification program.

25An interschool degree program offered jointly through Education and Public Health.

26An interschool certificate program offered jointly through Nursing and Public Health.

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University of Pittsburgh Fact Book, 1997