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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Address: S 42nd St &, Emile St, Omaha, NE 68198, United States

Description University of Nebraska Medical Center

  • Year of foundation: 1880
  • Location: Nebraska, USA
  • Age: from 18 years old
  • Type: State University
  • Number of students: 4000
  • Language learning: German, English.

The Community Health Sciences Center, the University of Nebraska Medical Center is a vital enterprise in the heart of America and seeks to improve the future of healthcare in Nebraska and beyond. UNMC is one of four divisions of the University of Nebraska. Related campuses:

  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL)
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO)
  • University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK).

Nearly half of the doctors, dentists, pharmacists, nurses and allied medical staff of the staff graduated from UNMC. As the only state academic center for medical sciences in Nebraska, UNMC seeks to educate 21st century specialists, search for drugs and methods to treat devastating diseases, and provide highly qualified patient care. The Medical Center is the main economic engine of the state of Nebraska.

From biomedical informatics to biochemistry and molecular biology, from physiotherapy to radiotherapy, from medical genetics to pharmacokinetics, patient care, health care policies, primary health care - all this can be found at UNMC.

Headed by MD Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate student education system serving nearly 4,000 students in more than 24 programs. The medical center is divided into several campuses — UNMC units located across the state of Nebraska are connected by a common culture and technology of distance learning. Cities where UNMC is:

  • the largest city of Omaha
  • best student city lincoln
  • small but advanced Kearney
  • northeastern center Norfolk
  • western attraction Scottsbluff-Goring.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in University of Nebraska Medical Center

Program name

Graduate School

Training takes place on the basis of six colleges:

  • College of Allied Medical Professions
  • College of Dentistry
  • Medical College
  • College of Nursing
  • Pharmaceutical College
  • College of Public Health.

The Masters of Public Health (MHA) program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center provides recent college graduates and early and middle-level health workers with an interdisciplinary education in leadership, collaboration, and analytics to prepare for leadership positions in health organizations. The program is designed for two or three years of study, depending on the preferences of the student. Graduates receive leadership, communication and management skills, knowledge of the healthcare environment, business and analytical skills.

The full-time and distance Master of Public Health (MPH) program is a master's program designed to prepare graduates for work in the field of public health. The training focuses on the areas of prevention, social justice, the basis of scientific medical knowledge and interdependence with other areas. Public health is facing unprecedented social and global challenges, including climate change, globalization, the growth of chronic and infectious diseases, and new health systems.

The MS Emergency Preparedness Training Program can be mastered in two academic years. Students enrolling in the MS master's program choose between practice and study course.

At the University of Nebraska Medical Center you can get a doctoral degree in the following specialties:

  • Candidate of Biostatistics
  • Candidate in environmental health, occupational health and toxicology
  • Candidate of Epidemiology
  • PhD in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • PhD in Health, Research, Administration and Policy.


Double degree programs

The University of Nebraska Medical Center offers a full-time dual degree program in collaboration with the College of Related Health Professions, the College of Pharmacy, the University of Nebraska at Omaha, the School of Social Work, the College of Business and the Lincoln College of Law and the College of Agricultural Science and Natural Resources.

Dual degree programs provide students with a unique opportunity to integrate medical and related programs, information technology, or training in the social sciences with a degree in public health. The main goal is to train specialists to assess, understand and solve problems related to the health of the whole human society.


Postdoctoral programs

UNMC provides a wide range of post-doctoral educational opportunities in various fields of biomedical sciences: cancer biology, nano- and regenerative medicine, with an emphasis on translational research.

Accommodation, housing and food

UNMC owns many residences for full-time students, residents and fellows of the Medical Center. All residential buildings are located on the UNMC campus within walking distance of colleges: there are options for renting apartments with one, two or three bedrooms. Maintenance and campus security are available 24 hours a day.

Events University of Nebraska Medical Center

Club, play sports, participation in special events and fitness classes are available to all students of UNMC, UNO and the Nebraska School of Medicine. The sports complex includes a multi-purpose gym, health rooms, a massage room and a Thomas M. Heiser fitness center. In addition, health programs are offered throughout the year: campus blood tests, massage and walking / jogging programs.

The International Week is celebrated annually, during which fairs, contests and tournaments take place.


  • Primary care, nursing, physiotherapy, medical assistant and pharmacology programs are among the top programs in the US News & World Report ranking.
  • The assistant physician program recently ranked ninth in the country according to the US News & World Report, and the primary health care program ranked 17th
  • University programs in physical therapy, pharmacy and health care are among the best in America
  • The University of Nebraska Medical Center is known worldwide for the advanced treatment of patients with Ebola.
  • UNMC offers a full range of health sciences: from nursing, dentistry and pharmacology to research, public health and a variety of medical professions.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

Tuition: from $ 8,000 to $ 40000 per semester. The university has various scholarships and grants.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

Required documents, depending on the type of institution:

camp / language school
  • copy of 1 page
  • certificate of language proficiency (if any)
private school, boardinghouse
  • copy of the 1 Pages of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school report card with grades for the last 2-4 years (depending on the school)
  • school registration form
  • recommendation letters from Teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and a class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal
  • Testing for knowledge of mathematics, language, other subjects
  • Interview with a representative of the school (possibly in person or by Skype)
  • Literacy, awards, student personal achievements (if any)
  • motivation letter (not for all schools)
  • passport size photo (depending on the school from 1 to 12 pcs)
  • medical certificate of the general health of the child , Discharge of vaccinations
  • birth certificate of the schoolboy (s)
  • copy of the page 1 passport of the passport
  • certificate of language proficiency
  • school certificate for the bachelor, diploma of Higher education for the master
  • letters of recommendation from teachers of foreign languages, mathematics and the class teacher. Additionally, an educational institution may request a recommendation from the principal / dean
  • certificates, awards, personal achievements of the student (if any)
  • motivation letter / personal statement
  • interview with a representative of the institution

Scholarships University of Nebraska Medical Center

  The university has various scholarship and grant systems.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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