Pitt Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program is among the best in the country, according to the latest rankings from U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools. The Doctor of Nursing Practice program now is ranked fifth (up from seventh) in the nation; the Master of Science of Nursing program is ranked seventh (up from eighth).
Other program rankings released in March include:
- Clinical Nurse Leader MSN program: No. 4
- Nursing Informatics MSN program: No. 7
- Administration (Health Systems Executive leadership) DNP program: No. 10
- Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner DNP program: No. 7
- Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner DNP program: No. 12
- Family Nurse Practitioner DNP program: No. 12
- Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner DNP program: No. 6
- Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner DNP program: No. 12
The Nurse Anesthesia program was previously ranked No. 4 in the country.
These rankings represent a weighted average of indicators that include peer assessment, student selectivity and achievement, mean grade-point average, acceptance rate, student-faculty ratio, faculty credentials and academic achievements, and research activity.
Earlier this month, Pitt Nursing was ranked 16th in the world according to QS World University Rankings; the school is also ranked fifth in research funding from the National Institutes of Health.