University of Pittsburgh

School of Nursing Online

Nursing Programs

The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing Online programs were ranked 9th in graduate online nursing education in the 2013 U.S. News & World Report. Building on the strength and reputation of its graduate programs, the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing offers several online programs through Pitt Online.

MSN Nursing Administration

This specialization prepares nurses to function in leadership and management roles at the department or director level through curriculum built upon students' experiences in direct care nursing roles.

MSN Clinical Nurse Leader

This area of concentration prepares nurses to earn a Master of Science in Nursing and function as an advanced generalist in a variety of settings across the continuum of care.

MSN Nursing Informatics

Nursing Informatics is a burgeoning field for nurses who want to positively influence patient outcomes on a large scale and have enhanced career opportunities and career growth in healthcare.

Certificate in Nursing Research

The Certificate is for those nurses interested in advancing their knowledge and skills as clinical research coordinators and quality assurance managers. 

Post-Masters Nursing Informatics Certficate

This certificate enhances the students' knowledge and skill set through active participation in a selected informatics role. Course work includes clinical information systems and project management.

Post-Masters Doctor of Nursing Practice

This practice-focused doctoral program will prepare nursing leaders for the highest level of clinical nursing practice beyond the initial preparation in the discipline. Graduates with this terminal practice degree will be prepared for roles in direct care or indirect, systems-focused care.