U.S. News & World Report released their rankings for top Online Master’s in Nursing Programs on January 24, 2023. The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is proud to be ranked 7th in the country and the only school in Pennsylvania to be listed in the top ten.
“The School of Nursing is honored to be ranked seventh for our online master’s program, joining our Doctor of Nursing Practice program that is already ranked seventh by U.S. News and World Report,” said Dean Christine E. Kasper. “Quality health care hinges on a quality education that Pitt Nursing excels in.”
The Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program offers three areas of concentration: clinical nurse leader, nursing informatics and school nursing. The clinical nurse leader area of concentration started online for the 2009-10 school year, while the nursing informatics area of concentration was offered online for the 2012-13 school year. In 2022, Pitt Nursing became the 11th institution in the country to offer an MSN in school nursing.
U.S. News & World Report bases its rankings on data reported to the agency through statistical and peer assessment surveys in the following categories: engagement, faculty credentials and training, expert opinion, services and technologies and student excellence. Pitt Nursing received 97/100.