Non-degree Seeking

Non-degree seeking students

To register for prerequisite or professional development courses, you must apply as a Non-degree seeking student in the College of Allied Health Professions at UNMC. Instructions on how to register for courses will be sent to you after you have completed the application process. Please make sure that you visit the Prerequisites or Professional Development webpages (links on the left) before you apply to make sure that the courses you want to register for are offered online by the College of Allied Health Professions and in the semester that you are applying. 

Fall 2016 (August 22, 2016 - December 16, 2016) -  Application open from August 1st to August 18th

To apply for Fall 2016, send an email to to request instructions.

Spring 2017 (January 9, 2017 - May 5, 2017) - Application open from November 15th to January 5th 
Summer 2017
(May 15, 2017 - August 11, 2017) – Application open from April 1st to May 12th

Please note, you can only complete and submit online applications during the dates specified above.

Proctor Requirements for Non-degree Seeking Students

As a Non-Degree Seeking Student taking online courses in the College of Allied Health Professions at UNMC you might be required to have a Proctor. In order to issue a grade for an online course, some exams and assignments will need to be administered and supervised by a proctor. Students are responsible for acquiring their own proctors. Students will identify those proctors during the application process and must submit the proctor's name and email address on the application. CAHP Academic and Student Affairs will contact the proctors directly to complete the necessary paperwork.

Review the guidelines and responsibilities for a proctor and download the agreement form.

Click here to review the Computer Requirements.

2015-2016 Tuition and Fees

$285.52/credit hour  Tuition
$25.00/credit hour  Distance Education Fee
$4.00/credit hour  Library Fee 
$75.00/semester  Technology Fee 
$50.00/semester  CAHP Fee 

Financial Aid
Non-degree seeking students are not eligible for financial aid, however, we accept military and veterans benefits and we do offer payment plans. To sign-up for a payment plan, please contact Student Financial Services at (402) 559-8086 or (800) 626-8431 ext. 98086. Contact them during the second week of classes. Please specify that you are an "Allied Health Non-degree Seeking Student" and you are interested in signing up for the payment plan. 

Online Course Offerings
There are two categories of online courses for non-degree seeking students at the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Allied Health Professions:  prerequisites and courses for professional development. Contact CAHP Academic and Student Affairs if you need a specific prerequisite course for one of our degree programs that is not available at UNMC.

Courses are available for students who need specific prerequisites to satisfy degree requirements. To see the list of prerequisite courses available, click on the Prerequisites link to the left. 

Professional Development
Courses are available for those seeking professional development in several disciplines as well as management and education. Additionally, board preparation courses are currently available for computed tomography and ultrasound, including: Abdomen, OB/GYN, Pediatric, Breast, MSK, Vascular, and Cardiac. Students who complete these courses will be provided with the didactic information needed to ensure success on their board exams. To see the courses we have available for professional development, click on the Professional Development link to the left.