University of Nebraska Medical Center

How to Apply

UNMC’s College of Allied Health Professions has partnered with UniCAS, a central application service, to collect and manage applications to the Medical Laboratory Science Program. Applicants will now apply through the UniCAS applicant portal.

Application Instructions and Frequently Asked Questions will help guide you through the application process.

Applicants to the MLS program must have a completed application to be considered for admission. All application materials must be sent to UniCAS or uploaded to the application. A completed application contains the follow:

UNMC CAS application

UNMC’s College of Allied Health Professions communicates with applicants via email, so please provide a valid email address on your application and adjust your email settings to allow mail from unmc.edu. Be sure to review each of the topics below so you know what's required.

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Application Fee – $60
If you are interested in applying for an application fee waiver, please see this form. If you feel that you fit the parameters of the waiver, please return the completed form with the noted documentation to cahpadmissions@unmc.edu at least a week before the deadline (refunds will not be granted after submitting the application). Once received, it will be reviewed and a waiver/ coupon code will be sent if you are eligible.
Course work entry
Course work from all institutions attended must be entered into the online application. Make sure to have copies of unofficial transcripts in front of you as you complete the application.
Information will be completed in the Supporting Information section (see below)
Supporting Information Section

Be sure to complete the following sections in place of uploading your Resume/CV

  • Observation Hours
  • Experiences (employment and volunteer)
  • Achievements (honors, awards, publications and scholarships)
  • Licenses and Certifications
  • The Release Statement is required
Recommendations / References
Applicants must identify and provide the Name, Phone number and email addresses of two (2) recommenders / references. This information should be entered in the Questions section of the application. The Admissions Committee reserves the right to contact the listed recommenders / references at any time prior to admissions decision.
Answer additional questions in the Program Materials section of the application.

It is strongly suggested that transcripts be requested no later than two weeks before the deadline to allow for processing. Submit official transcripts from all institutions attended to:

  • UNMC
    PO BOX 9140
    Watertown, MA 02471
  • PLEASE NOTE: If you are sending a transcript by UPS, FEDEX or any service other than USPS, use the following physical address:
    UNMC Transcript Department
    311 Arsenal Street, Suite #15
    Watertown, MA 02472
  • Overnight mail MUST be delivered to UNMC Transcript Department during our hours of business, Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. We cannot receive materials which arrive outside of these hours at our street address.