Ph.D. Degree-Seeking Program

About Ph.D. Programs at UNMC

The University of Nebraska Medical Center is world-renowned for our front-line treatment of Ebola patients. We’re also on the front lines in education. Nationally-ranked programs, award-winning faculty and cutting-edge approaches to learning are just a few reasons why our graduates go on to rewarding careers and will continue to shape the future of science, academia and health care.

 Our researchers were awarded over $117.1 million in grants and fellowships in 2015-2016. These world-renowned researchers do work on a number of areas, including Cancer research, stem cells, transplantation, neuroscience, and drug design and delivery. For more information about research at UNMC, check out this website.

 We also have a number of cutting-edge facilities devoted to research and education, including the Durham Research Center, Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, The Lozier Center for Drug Discovery and Delivery, iEXCEL, and others. For more information, click here.

Students will train and perform research projects supported by a principal investigator at UNMC for 4 to 5 years, resulting in a Ph.D. awarded from UNMC.

For more on specific programs, click the links to the right.

For general information about being a PhD student at UNMC, please check the Graduate Studies page.

If you are interested in being a part of front-line biomedical research with the goal of transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities, please apply.