Attending graduate school is a major decision and big investment. Explore all of your options before choosing the school that is suited for you. It’s also important to realize the timeline that graduate school involves.
Pitt-Johnstown has a strong commitment to educating undergraduate students preparing for careers in medicine and health-related sciences. Approximately 20% of Pitt-Johnstown students are in degree programs in preparation for employment or further graduate study in nursing, medicine, rehabilitation, optometry, dentistry, podiatry, or veterinary medicine.
If you're planning to apply to graduate school, it's best to start early—it will increase your odds of being admitted. Many graduate programs have rolling admissions, which means applications are evaluated as they arrive (rather than all at once after the final deadline).
Beginning your graduate school search
These options should be considered one year before enrollment:
Preparing application materials
These options should be considered 11 months before enrollment:
Finalizing the writing components
These options should be done 10 months before enrollment:
Meet submission deadlines
These options should be done nine months before enrollment:
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