MPS Degree Advancement Option

Masters of Perfusion Science

Perfusionists interested in pursuing a Masters of Perfusion Science (MPS) degree may apply to the Degree Advancement Option (DAO), School of Allied Health Professions, University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). 

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The MPS DAO program is available through distance education technology and may be completed on a part-time basis by qualified Perfusionists. 

Applicants must be pre-approved for enrollment by the Clinical Perfusion Education Division. Accepted applicants must have completed perfusion training at a CAAHEP accredited perfusion education program. Additionally, the applicant must have entered the perfusion training with a Bachelor's degree.  

Applicants who meet these requirements for acceptance and are admitted to the MPS Science DAO program will receive a maximum of 65 semester hours of credit for their Perfusion training upon completion of the program.