• Physical Therapy

    Physical Therapy

    Physical Therapists evaluate and treat patients with movement dysfunction and help prevent conditions that impair movement.

  • Medical Nutrition

    Medical Nutrition

    Medical Nutrition Therapists are food and nutrition experts who apply the science of nutrition to the assessment of nutritional status and the treatment of disease.

  • Radiation Therapy

    Radiation Therapy

    Radiation Therapists manage radioactive materials and operate sophisticated equipment to administer proper dosages of radiation to a patient’s body to treat cancer and other diseases.

  • Radiography


    Radiographers produce detailed diagnostic images of the human body, including tissues, organs, bones and vessels, using X-rays and other modalities.

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    Magnetic Resonance Imaging

    MRI Technologists use innovative technologies, such as rotating X-ray beams, magnetic fields, and radio waves, to create images of the body.

  • Physician Assistant

    Physician Assistant

    Physician Assistants, under the supervision of a physician, perform examinations, diagnose illnesses, order and interpret lab tests, develop treatment plans, provide patient education and assist with surgery.

  • Medical Laboratory Science

    Medical Laboratory Science

    Medical Laboratory Scientists deliver the results on which 70-80% of medical decisions are based.

  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography

    Diagnostic Medical Sonography

    Diagnostic Medical Sonographers generate images for diagnostic purposes using high frequency sound waves (ultrasound).

  • Clinical Perfusion

    Clinical Perfusion

    Clinical Perfusionists operate life-sustaining heart-lung bypass equipment during open-heart surgery,as well as other blood saving and cleansing devices used during surgical procedures.

  • Cytotechnology


    Cytotechnologists perform microscopic examinations of specially stained slides of human cells from sites throughout the body for the early diagnosis and treatment of disease.

  • Cardiovascular Interventional Technology

    Cardiovascular Interventional Technology

    Cardiovascular Interventional Technologists perform invasive diagnostic or curative procedures involving specialized radiographic techniques.

College of Allied Health Professions at a Glance

  • Third largest enrollment among UNMC’s health professions education programs
  • 33 degree tracks available leading to one of 18 certificates or degrees
  • Over 590 students enrolled in traditional campus-based and distance education programs
  • More than 70% of on-campus students are Nebraska residents
  • First-time pass rates (for the past 10 years) on licensure or certification exams exceed the national means for their profession’s pass rate

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