Graduation Requirements
Graduation Requirements for Classes 2019-2020  

Graduation Requirements

Students will receive a doctor of medicine degree if they are at least 21 years old, possess good moral character and meet the following requirements:

  • Have studied medicine for at least two years at UNMC's College of Medicine.
  • Have passed all examinations and received grades of "H", "HP", "P" or "M" in all courses.
  • Have passed USMLE Step 1.
  • Have registered for USMLE Step 2 at least one month prior to graduation (both clinical skills and knowledge exams).
  • Have passed an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) during the senior year.
  • Have successfully completed the ultrasound and quality curricula through all four years. Please see the Quality Improvement 4-year Curriculum Proposal.
  • Have current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • Recorded completion of required clinical skills and experiences.
  • Have discharged all indebtedness to, and compliance requirements, of the University of Nebraska.
  • Completed the required Senior Seminar Series (Class of 2019) or Capstone month (Class of 2020).

Students who do not complete their graduation requirements prior to April 1st of their senior year will not be allowed to participate in the hooding/honors and graduation program.

Modified by the Curriculum Committee June 27, 2017
Modified by the Curriculum Committee November 27, 2018

Graduation Requirements for Classes 2021-2022  

Students will receive a doctor of medicine degree if they are at least 21 years old, possess good moral character and meet the following requirements:

Students who do not complete their graduation requirements prior to April 1st of their senior year will not be allowed to participate in the hooding/honors ceremony and graduation program.

Approved by the Curriculum Committee February 28, 2017
Modified by the Curriculum Committee June 27, 2017
Modified by the Curriculum Committee November 28, 2017
Modified by the Curriculum Committee September 25, 2018

Graduation Requirements Class of 2023 and Beyond  

Students will receive a doctor of medicine degree if they are at least 21 years old, possess good moral character and meet the following requirements:

Students who do not complete their graduation requirements prior to April 1st of their senior year will not be allowed to participate in the hooding/honors ceremony and graduation program.

Approved by the Curriculum Committee February 28, 2017
Modified by the Curriculum Committee June 27, 2017
Modified by the Curriculum Committee November 28, 2017
Modified by the Curriculum Committee September 25, 2018
Modified by the Curriculum Committee October 23, 2018