• 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

    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

    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.

  • Genetic Counseling

    Genetic Counseling

    Genetic Counselors have specialized graduate training in both medical genetics and counseling and are skilled in assessing risk and interpreting genetic test results. They provide education and support to individuals and families at risk for, or diagnosed with, genetic disease.

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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