The University of Pittsburgh is a member of the Association of American Universities, which includes the top 62 research institutions in North America. It is also one of the top recipients of National Institutes of Health research dollars and is affiliated with the internationally renowned University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). For outstanding freshman applicants, the University offers a limited number of freshman guarantees to some of its most competitive graduate and professional programs.
During your undergraduate career at one of Pitt’s regional campuses, as you complete the academic course work related to your guarantee program, there also will be plenty of out-of-the-classroom learning opportunities available to you that will allow you to complement your course work with experiential learning in the form of volunteer work, internships, and/or undergraduate research. The cities where our regional campuses are located offer many such opportunities. You are encouraged to take full advantage of them as you plan your undergraduate career.
To be considered for a graduate/professional school guarantee, as a prospective freshman you must apply to one of our regional campuses at Bradford, Greensburg, Johnstown, or Titusville and indicate the pre-professional field of study on your admissions application unless otherwise noted, below. Note that these are guidelines for guarantee consideration, as competition may vary from year to year. Application early in the senior year of high school is recommended.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) and Master of Science in Accounting Guarantees Katz Graduate School of Business
Communication Science Disorders (speech pathology/audiology) Grantee School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
School of Education Guarantee for Admission into the Master of Education (M.Ed.) or the Master of Teaching (MAT) Programs
Health Information Systems Guarantee School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
School of Information Science Guarantee
School of Law Guarantee
School of Nursing Guarantee
Occupational Therapy Guarantee - School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Physical Therapy Guarantee - School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Graduate School of Public Health (Pitt Public Health) Guarantee
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) Guarantee
School of Social Work Guarantee
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