The curriculum includes theory, practical application and technical performance experiences gained through lectures, clinical case conferences, independent study and supervised laboratory experiences. The patient-oriented learning environment includes all areas of a full-service, accredited clinical pathology laboratory.

Effective for the Academic Year 2011-2012, required courses totaling 43 semester hours of credit include:


The requirements are covered in a 40-hour per week schedule throughout the 11+ month program.

Formal lectures and clinical case conferences are coordinated by the Omaha programs at the UNMC site and delivered by Internet or other distance learning technologies to students at distant clinical sites.

All required courses must be completed with a minimum passing grade of 70% (C-) to meet requirements for graduation from the program.