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Medical Science at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus

What traits are you looking for in a medical science school? To help you decide if University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's medical science program.

Pitt is located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and approximately 32,277 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Medical Science section at the bottom of this page.

Pitt Medical Science Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Medical Science
  • Doctorate Degree in Medical Science

Pitt Medical Science Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

There were 2 students who received their doctoral degrees in medical science, making the school the #11 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Medical Science Student Demographics at Pitt

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the medical science majors at University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus.

Pitt Medical Science Master’s Program

79% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 34 students who graduated with a master’s in medical science from Pitt in 2021, 21% were men and 79% were women.


Of the students who received a medical science master's degree from Pitt, 74% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus with a master's in medical science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 25
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Medical Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in medical science can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for PA, the home state for University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus.

Occupation Jobs in PA Average Salary in PA
Medical Scientists 7,970 $114,370
Natural Sciences Managers 4,480 $147,810
Epidemiologists 130 $79,690


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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