Duquesne's 10 schools offer a wide variety of challenging degree programs at the bachelor's, professional, master's and doctoral levels. Students attain a first-rate education, building close relationships with professors and participating in exciting research projects and internships.
In keeping with our Catholic-Spiritan tradition, all students complete a University Core Curriculum that emphasizes the students' intellectual and ethical development through the liberal arts and expands their knowledge of the world.
Pittsburgh area corporations, high-tech businesses, health systems and non-profit organizations recognize the quality of a Duquesne education, seeking our students for cooperative projects, internships and jobs.
Selecting a School
Most undergraduate applicants to Duquesne apply to a specific school.
Education - With a wide array of programs, the School of Education is for aspiring teachers as well as long-time professionals in the field.
Health Science - The Rangos School of Health Sciences includes rehabilitation, physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, speech-pathology and other health sciences, many with five or six year programs culminating in advanced degrees.
Leadership - The School of Leadership and Professional Advancement offers innovative educational programs and convenient schedule options for adult students who need to fit their education around work, family and other responsibilities
Liberal Arts - At the heart of the Duquesne's traditions, includes the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts and the Graduate School of Liberal Arts . Programs run from classics and journalism to psychology and computer science.
Music - Led by renowned, performing musicians, the Mary Pappert School of Music explores the full range of music performance and production.
Science - The Bayer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences offers biology, chemistry, biotechnology, environmental science and managment, physics and forensic science and law.
Nursing - The School of Nursing programs are designed for those new to nursing, and for experienced professionals wishing to enhance their credentials.
Pharmacy - Mylan School of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences are among the most respected programs in the nation.
- Pre-Med programs are available at the undergraduate level and for those with a baccalaureate degree .
- Many programs include courses that are offered partially or exclusively online.
- Biomedical engineering is a new undergraduate major that begins in Fall 2014.