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Congratulations to Dr. Laura Fennimore, DNP, RN, NEA-BC!

Congratulations to Dr. Laura Fennimore, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, president-elect of the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS)! Dr. Fennimore, a professor of acute and tertiary care at the School of Nursing and a 35-year oncology nurse, has taught over ten Pitt Online courses, including NURSP 2372 Using Data to Drive Decisions, NURSP 3092 Leadership in Complex Systems, NURSP 3094 Evidence-Based Quality Improvement. In addition, she is also an active member of the American Nurses Association and Sigma Theta Tau. The Oncology Nursing Society, a professional association of more than 39,000 members … Read more...

TOP: Teaching Online @ Pitt

Pitt Online has recently redesigned our TOP: Teaching Online @ Pitt course!

The new TOP: Teaching Online @ Pitt course, offered by Pitt Online is open to all faculty and teaching assistants. It is offered in an on-demand format. Content in the course can help instructors and teaching assistants in designing an online course and transitioning a face-to-face course into the online environment. Each module within the series is an independent, self-paced learning experience that you can complete at any time or place. You may choose the topics that interest … Read more...

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Gender & Sexuality: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace MOOC

We are pleased to announce that our new MOOC on Gender & Sexuality is now open!

Course description: What is sex? What is gender? What is sexuality? What do we mean by LGBTQIA? How are these concepts related to the workplace? How have our understandings of these terms changed over time, and how have these changes impacted work and culture? To help you answer these important questions, this course will introduce you to the exciting field of gender, sexuality, and women’s studies, and to LGBTQIA identities. We will use a … Read more...

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Pitt Online Programs Rankings Increase

The University of Pittsburgh nursing and education online graduate programs improved their rankings in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best Online Programs released in January.

Pitt Online’s graduate nursing program is now 12th in the country, up from 23rd (tie) in 2016, and the graduate education program jumped 19 places, up to 47th (tie) from 66th (tie) last year.… Read more...

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What We Do

The instructional designers and technologists at Pitt Online work with faculty to create online, graduate-level courses that are part of fully online certificate and degree programs.

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Virtual Open Houses

Want to learn more about a specific online program? Download a Virtual Open House right now! In just 10 minutes, you’ll learn pertinent details about the program and can get started on your application!… Read more...

About Us

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The mission of Pitt Online, a division of the University Center for Teaching and Learning, is to offer graduate professional programs commensurate with those offered to students on the Pittsburgh Campus in terms of quality, faculty, and level of support services. Faculty selected for Pitt Online teach courses both on and off-campus, and provide the same commitment to quality, rigor, and adherence to the highest professional standards.

Through Pitt Online, the same high quality programs offered in traditional classroom settings are now available to qualified applicants regardless of their geographical location. Support services have also been designed to provide Pitt Online students with a superior learning environment through virtual access to the University’s many resources, including digital libraries, academic advisement, and instructional materials.


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