Joyce E. Ott, D.N.P.
Assistant Professor of Nursing (Nursing)
Director, RN-MSN and MSN Programs (Nursing)
412-397-6811 phone (M)
Scaife Hall 114

Educational Background

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, Robert Morris University, 2009
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, 1984
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Nursing, Duquesne University, 1977

Professional Background

  • Academic Administration
  • Nursing Practice Councils
  • Faith Community Nursing
  • Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Individual Therapy, Group Therapy
  • Nursing Education, Online Education, Simulation, Measurement and Evaluation

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Shared Governance, Nursing Practice Councils
  • Faith Community Nursing
  • Simulations in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
  • Nursing Student Learning and Outcomes


  • Ott, J. and Ross, C. (2013). The journey toward shared governance: The lived experience of nurse managers and staff nurses. The Journal of Nurse Management. DOI 10:1111jonm.12031.
  • King, M.  & Ott, J. (2012). Actors needed: Clinical faculty get the call. Nurse Educator 37(3), 105-107.


  • 2012 - Ott, J. & Gibson-Antioch, M. (2012, November). Knowledge, stigma, advocacy and caring: Student learning during the Willard Suitcase Exhibit. Presentation. American Psychiatric Nurses Association Annual Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.
  • 2012 - Ott, J. & Ross, C. (2012, June). The journey toward shared governance: The lived experience of nurse managers and staff nurses. Poster. Nursing Now Conference. Pittsburgh, PA.
  • 2010 - Ott, J. (2010, June). Talk to me: BSN curriculum plan for psych/mental health with standardized patient and high-fidelity simulation. Poster. 9th Annual International Nursing Simulation/Learning Resource Centers Conference. Los Vegas, NV.

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, Joyce

Summer 2016
  • NURS4010-L2
  • -ONLINEFOtt1 (05/03-06/25/16)6 Seats
  • NURS4050-L1
  • -ONLINEFOtt7 (06/26-08/18/16)0 Seats
  • NURS4050-L3
  • -ONLINEFOtt7 (06/26-08/18/16)0 Seats

    Fall 2016
  • HSAM6120-L4
  • -ONLINEFOtt2 (08/27-10/21/16) Seats
  • NURS7020-L2
  • -ONLINEFOtt4 (10/22-12/17/16)8 Seats
  • NURS7020-L3
  • -ONLINEFOtt4 (10/22-12/17/16) Seats
  • NURS7020-L1
  • -ONLINEFOtt4 (10/22-12/17/16)1 Seats