University of Nebraska Medical Center

Mission & Goals

UNMC Mission

We are Nebraska Medicine and UNMC.
Our mission is to lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research and extraordinary patient care.

MITS Mission Statement

The medical imaging and therapy programs within the Department of Clinical, Diagnostic & Therapeutic Sciences are mission-driven to provide a premier educational environment that prepares competent entry-level professionals who demonstrate the highest quality of patient-centered care, safety, and service.


To uphold our Mission, the Diagnostic Medical Sonography program has the following goals:

  1. To enroll qualified individuals who successfully complete a chosen Specialty Track, pass certification examinations, secure employment in the profession, and/or seek post-graduate endeavors.
  2. To prepare competent entry-level general sonographers, adult cardiac sonographers, and vascular technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.
  3. To graduate students who think critically, communicate effectively, and engage in professional development and life-long learning.
  4. To ensure the satisfaction of graduates, employers, and communities of interest.