Health Professions Degree Program

Image with caption: Xiaoxi (Sophie) Cui works in the dental clinic with Ernest Sigler, DDS, assistant professor of adult restorative dentistry at the UNMC College of Dentistry. (Photo by Peggy Cain, UNMC College of Dentistry)  Xiaoxi (Sophie) Cui works in the dental clinic with Ernest Sigler, DDS, assistant professor of adult restorative dentistry at the UNMC College of Dentistry.

Health professionals are an important need in today's society

Enhancing professional doctoral training, in addition to academic doctoral training in health sciences, has become an important need in Chinese society. UNMC responded to this need by developing the first-ever Health Professions Degree Program for Chinese students.


  • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

    The UNMC College of Dentistry is known for its extraordinary education, scientific discovery and clinical care — resulting in improved oral health for people of all ages. Under the direction of our exceptional faculty, students pursue a rigorous course of study at our nationally ranked College.

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD)

    UNMC College of Medicine prepares medical degree students to meet the health care needs of patients through clinical practice, biomedical science and research, problem-solving and compassion.

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

    Health care is changing ... and with it, the pharmacy profession. Meeting the drug therapy needs of today's patients requires special skills. A leader in pharmacy education, the UNMC College of Pharmacy offers a contemporary PharmD program.

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

    The Physical Therapy Doctorate Program is a specialized track within the UNMC College of Allied Health Professions’ Division of Physical Therapy Education.