University of Nebraska Medical Center

Master's Degrees

Get the same level of training from the comfort of home.

Earn a world-class master's degree online while learning from the same renowned faculty experts who teach on campus.

Contact each program to learn about their curriculum, application process and more.

Master's Degree Programs

Applied Behavior Analysis

This MS program trains students in a behavior analytic orientation to provide much needed services for children and adolescents, including those with behavioral and neurodevelopmental disabilities. This is a collaborative program managed jointly through the UNO Psychology Department and the UNMC Munroe-Meyer Institute.

Learn about the Master's of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis degree.


This MS program provides quality training for biostatisticians in fundamental theory, computing, data analysis, clinical trial and study design, and health data sciences that will make you attractive to potential employers.

The program has thesis and non-thesis options and may be completed online, on-campus or as a hybrid of online and on-campus. The 36-credit hour program lasts between two to four years.

Learn about the Master's of Science in Biostatistics degree.

Health Professions Teaching & Technology

This MHPTT program for health professions educators fosters improvement in interprofessional instruction and innovative teaching methods in both academic and non-academic settings. Courses explore learning theory, best practices in teaching, the design and application of educational research, and investigation of the uses of instructional technology in health professions education. 

The degree takes three years to complete and requires 30 credit hours, including a portfolio-based capstone project. 

Learn about the Master's of Health Professions Teaching & Technology degree.

Health Administration

This MHA program prepares health care professionals to lead, direct and work within diverse health care settings by emphasizing empirical evidence with a focus on applied and experiential learning. 

The program is 41 credit hours and designed to be completed in around two years. It includes an integrative/applied capstone and internship experiences where you will engage in real-world health care settings. 

Learn about the Master's of Health Administration degree.

Healthcare Delivery Science

This MHDS program provides practicing healthcare professionals with advanced knowledge pertaining to core administrative and leadership competencies related to five essential areas of healthcare practice. The curriculum examines the US healthcare from a systems perspective and is specifically designed to allow you to immediately apply newly acquired knowledge to your own role and workplace. 

You will complete applied projects throughout the program, transferring what you learned in coursework to real-world practice. These projects culminate in a final, non-thesis capstone. The degree takes three years to complete and requires 30 credit hours.

Learn about the Master's of Healthcare Delivery Science degree.

Medical Physiology

This MS program includes coursework focused on medical physiology, cell physiology, cardiovascular pathophysiology, advanced topics in physiology, and pharmacology for the physiologist. The curriculum is enhanced by coursework in scientific writing, biostatistics, and two courses focused on the foundation and instructional design of health professions education. 

This 30-credit hour, non-thesis program is designed to be completed in two consecutive semesters by full-time students.

Learn about the Master's of Science in Medical Physiology degree.

Perfusion Science Degree Advancement Option

This MPS program provides perfusion professionals the opportunity to advance professionally and personally, develop independent-thinking and critical-judgment skills, and to become more flexible and competitive in today’s healthcare environment.

The program is intended to be completed on a part-time basis while you continue to work, so you are allowed 36 months to complete all the courses; however, you can complete the program in as little as four semesters.

Learn about the Master's of Perfusion Science degree advancement option.

Public Health (7 Concentrations)

The MPH program focuses on areas critical to all public health practitioners. In addition to honing your overall understanding of public health, you choose one area to specialize in. Select from seven different concentrations:

  • Biostatistics
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Environmental and occupational health
  • Epidemiology
  • Health promotion
  • Maternal and child health
  • Public health administration and policy

This 42-credit hour program concludes with a capstone project and is designed to be completed in about three years.

Learn about the Master's of Health degree with seven concentrations.

Public Health - Dual Degree

UNMC works with the University of Nebraska Lincoln and the University of Nebraska Omaha to offer dual-degree programs that offer you the unique opportunity to integrate your medical, allied health, pharmacy, law, business administration or social work training with a population-based public health degree.

The primary goal of the dual-degree programs is to prepare professionals to assess, understand and address health-related concerns that impact the well-being of individuals, populations and communities.

Learn about the Public Health dual degree programs.

Respiratory Care Degree Advancement Option

This MRC program allows Registered Respiratory Therapists the opportunity to advance their education and professional goals while working in their home communities.

The program is intended to be completed on a part-time basis while you continue to work, so you are allowed up to three years to complete all the courses; however, you can complete the program in as little as three semesters.

Learn about the Master of Respiratory Care degree advancement option.