Length of Education Positions
Program UNMC Degree COLLEGE UNMC CSC WSC PSC
Clinical Laboratory Science   Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science 3 years 1 year 4 3   
Dental Hygiene   Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene 2 years 2 years 1 2  
Dentistry   Doctor of Dental Surgery 4 years 4 years 3 3  
Medicine   Doctor of Medicine 4 years 4 years 5 5  
Nursing   Bachelor of Science in Nursing 2 years 2 years 6 4  
Pharmacy   Doctor of Pharmacy 3 years 4 years 3 3 3*
Physical Therapy   Doctor of Physical Therapy 4 years 3 years 3 2  
Physician Assistant   Master of Physician Assistant Studies 4 years 28 months 4 4  
Radiography   Bachelor of Science in Radiation Science Technology 2 years 2 years 2 1  


**Peru State College will begin accepting applications for its  pharmacy program during the Fall .**

Clinical Laboratory Science
7 RHOP Positions (4 at CSC and 3 at WSC)

  • Upon successful completion of the three-year undergraduate program at CSC or WSC, you will enter the CLS program and spend 11 weeks in student lab sessions followed by two semesters in a clinical laboratory setting.
  • You will receive the remaining nine months of your clinical education at one of the following sites: Grand Island, Hastings, Kearney, Norfolk, or North Platte.
  • The use of Web-based course material enables students off campus to receive the same lectures and experiences as those students in Omaha. This arrangement enables students to complete all of their clinical education at a site serving a rural community.
  • Upon completion of the program, you will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Science from UNMC and be eligible to take the national certifying examinations.
  • You receive a tuition waiver during the three years at WSC or CSC.

For further information, contact:
UNMC Division of Laboratory Sciences
984010 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4010
402-559-3501
mimhoff@unmc.edu
www.unmc.edu/alliedhealth

Dentistry
6 RHOP Positions (3 at CSC and 3 at WSC)

  • Upon satisfactory completion of a four-year undergraduate program at WSC or CSC, you will enter UNMC’s College of Dentistry located in Lincoln
  • Upon successful completion of dental school, you receive your Doctor of Dental Surgery degree.
  • You receive a tuition waiver during the four years at WSC or CSC.

Dental Hygiene
3 RHOP Positions (1 at CSC and 2 at WSC)

  • You gain acceptance into UNMC’s College of Dentistry dental hygiene program located in either Lincoln or Gering upon the satisfactory completion of the two-year undergraduate program at CSC or WSC.
  • After successfully completing two years in the dental hygiene program, you receive your Bachelor of Science degree from UNMC.
  • You receive a tuition waiver during the two years at WSC or CSC.

For further information, contact:
Merlyn Vogt, D.D.S.
Director of Admissions
UNMC College of Dentistry
40th & Holdrege Sts.
Lincoln NE 68583-0740
402-472-1328
mvogt@unmc.edu

www.unmc.edu/dentistry

Medicine
Up to 10 RHOP Positions (5 at CSC and 5 at WSC)

  • You gain acceptance into UNMC’s College of Medicine located in Omaha upon satisfactory completion of a four-year undergraduate program at WSC or CSC.
  • Upon successful completion of medical school, you receive your Doctor of Medicine degree. To become certified to practice medicine, you would then complete a residency program.
  • Accepted medical fields are: family medicine, general internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, general surgery and psychiatry.
  • You receive a tuition waiver during the four years at WSC or CSC.

For further information, contact:
Jeffrey W. Hill, M.D.
Associate Dean for Admissions and Students
UNMC College of Medicine
985527 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5527
402-559-2259
jwhill@unmc.edu
www.unmc.edu/com

Nursing
Up to 6 RHOP positions at CSC and up to 4 RHOP positions at WSC

You gain acceptance into the College of Nursing upon satisfactory completion of 64 hours of prerequisites at the undergraduate college.

  • Students from CSC attend UNMC classes at the College of Nursing, West Nebraska Division located in Scottsbluff for 2 years.
  • Students from WSC attend UNMC classes at the College of Nursing, Northern Nebraska Division located in Norfolk for 2 years.
  • You receive your clinical experiences in a variety of settings, including small rural communities.
  • You will participate in interdisciplinary activities at CSC or WSC and UNMC’s College of Nursing.
  • Upon successful completion of the nursing program, you will receive a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from UNMC and be eligible to take the R.N. (registered nurse) licensure examination after graduation.
  • You receive a tuition waiver during the two years at WSC or CSC.

For further information, contact:

For students in Chadron: For students in Norfolk:
Susan Wilhelm, RNC, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Assistant Dean
College of Nursing, West Nebraska Division
4502 Ave. I
Scottsbluff, NE 69361
308-632-0412
slwilhel@unmc.edu
www.unmc.edu/nursing

Jaclyn K Smith
Student Services Coordinator
College of Nursing-Northern Division
McIntosh College of Nursing, Office 118
801 E Benjamin Ave, PO Box 1709
402-844-7890
jsmithk@unmc.edu

Pharmacy
9 RHOP Positions (3 at CSC, 3 at WSC and 3 at PSC)

  • Contingent upon satisfactory completion of the three-year undergraduate program at WSC, CSC or PSC, you will enter UNMC’s College of Pharmacy in Omaha.
  • A Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree will be awarded upon successful completion of four years at UNMC’s College of Pharmacy.
  • Your fourth year will be experience-based education through clerkships in a variety of clinical settings.
  • You receive a tuition waiver during the three years at WSC, CSC or PSC.

For further information, contact:
Charles H. Krobot, PharmD, R.P.
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
UNMC College of Pharmacy
986000 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-6000
402-559-4333
ckrobot@unmc.edu
www.unmc.edu/pharmacy

Physician Assistant

Up to 8 RHOP positions (4 at CSC and 4 at WSC) 

  • You gain acceptance to UNMC’s physician assistant program in Omaha upon satisfactory completion of the prescribed, four-year undergraduate program at CSC or WSC.
  • At UNMC, you will experience 13 months of basic medical science and pre-clinical courses followed by 15 months of supervised clinical education with physicians in rural Nebraska.
  • Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from UNMC.
  • You receive a tuition waiver during the four years at WSC or CSC.

For further information, contact:
Diane Landon
Admissions Coordinator
Physician Assistant Program
 984035  Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4035
402-559-2232
sahpadmissions@unmc.edu
www.unmc.edu/alliedhealth

Physical Therapy
Up to 5 RHOP Positions (3 at CSC and 2 at WSC)

  • You must submit ACT scores as part of your application.
  • Upon satisfactory completion of a four-year undergraduate degree at CSC or WSC, you will enter UNMC’s physical therapy education program in Omaha.
  • You gain clinical experience in a variety of settings, including small rural communities.
  • Your clinical instruction will be provided in the following settings: hospitals and medical centers, home health care, private clinics, and specialized practices in sports medicine and pediatrics.
  • Upon successful completion of a three-year program at UNMC, you will receive a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and be eligible to take the national licensure exam. UNMC’s graduates have consistently performed better than the national average on the licensure exam.
  • You receive a tuition waiver during the four years at WSC or CSC.

For further information, contact:
Division of Physical Therapy Education
984420 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4420
402-559-4259
ptedu@unmc.edu
www.unmc.edu/alliedhealth

Radiography
3 RHOP positions (2 at CSC and 1 at WSC)

  • Following the successful completion of the two-year program at CSC or WSC, you will enter the radiography program at UNMC.
  • You will have 21 months in basic health sciences and clinical study at UNMC.
  • Portions of your clinical experience are offered at one or more clinical sites in rural Nebraska during the summer term of the curriculum.
  • Upon successful completion of the program, you will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in radiation science technology and are eligible to apply for the national certification exam for radiographers.
  • You receive a tuition waiver during the two years at WSC or CSC.

For further information, contact:
James Temme, M.P.A., R.T., (R) (QM) Associate Director
Radiation Sciences
984545 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4545
402-559-6954
jtemme@unmc.edu
www.unmc.edu/alliedhealth/rste

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