The School of Nursing’s graduate programs are among the top 10 in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools.
The doctor of nursing practice (DNP) overall program is ranked seventh, and the master of science in nursing (MSN) program is now ranked eighth (tie). Pitt Nursing remains one of the top-ranked graduate nursing programs across the country.
Other program rankings released today include:
- Clinical Nurse Leader MSN program: No. 3
- Nursing Informatics MSN program: No. 6
- Administration (now Health Systems Executive Leadership) DNP program: No. 4
- Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner DNP program: No. 6 (tie)
- Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner: No. 13
- Family Nurse Practitioner DNP program: No. 15
- Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner DNP program: No. 9 (tie)
- Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner 12th
Rankings reflect a weighted average of critical indicators that include student selectivity and achievement, acceptance rate, mean grade-point average, degree achievement, student-faculty ratio, faculty credentials and academic achievements, research activity, and the results of a peer assessment survey. More than 500 nursing programs in the United States were evaluated, with results published for the top 75 percent.