University of Nebraska Medical Center

Our College Mission and Purpose


The mission of the College of Allied Health Professions is to advance health by:

  • Delivering allied health educational programs that prepare graduates to provide high quality, evidence-based, safe care for all patients;
  • Conducting scholarly activities that create and disseminate knowledge reflective of the unique contributions of allied health theory and practice;
  • Providing high quality, contemporary clinical care in the allied health disciplines; and
  • Providing outreach to underserved populations.


The purpose of the College of Allied Health Professions is:

  1. to provide the educational programs needed to prepare allied health professionals to serve as members of the health care delivery system;
  2. to provide selected continuing education programs for practicing allied health professionals;
  3. to provide opportunities for the faculty to further the body of knowledge within their disciplines through research and creative activity;
  4. to provide consultant services and leadership to groups and organizations concerned with the delivery of health care;
  5. to provide services as appropriate to patients and to the public so that the health of the populace may be improved and maintained.