University of Nebraska Medical Center

Pathway Programs

SIM truck near Chimney Rock in rural Nebraska

Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) and Kearney Health Opportunities Program (KHOP)

The RHOP and KHOP programs are cooperative ventures of the University of Nebraska Medical Center , the University of Nebraska Kearney, Chadron State College, Peru State College, and Wayne State College.

Students celebrating HoliFestival

Global Health Opportunities Program in PT

The Global Health Opportunities Program Doctor of Physical Therapy is a pathway for non-US citizens seeking a DPT degree after attaining an undergraduate degree from an accredited university.

“A pathway program was an incredible opportunity, financially, for me, and it allowed me to be accepted into one of the most well-respected medical colleges in the nation. ”

Portrait of Breanna Witte

Breanna Witte - Radiography Class of 2018

Diagnostic Medical Sonography Class of 2019 (UNK) Currently practicing at Tri Valley Health System in Cambridge, NE.

“Being able to provide the same level of care to patients in my hometown that they could receive in a larger facility is something I am proud to be part of. ”

Portrait of Kaylee Weimers

Kaylee (Samway) Wiemers - Radiography Class of 2017 & Magnetic Resonance Imaging Class of 2018

Currently practicing at Community Hospital in McCook as an X-ray, CT, MRI and Mammography technologist.