University of Nebraska Medical Center


Our mission is to be the best place in the nation for training graduate students through exceptional health science educational and research programs, faculty mentoring, and professional skills development.

UNMC educational programs consistently rank among the highest in the nation, and our researchers are in the forefront of fields such as transplant medicine, cancer, neurodevelopment, and genomics. Graduate Studies is at the very heart of UNMC, and many of our students work in the labs where this groundbreaking research is made.

2020-2021 Annual Report

In this report, we celebrate the successes of our trainees and faculty, even in the midst of uncertainty that surrounded the COVID-19 pandemic during the spring semester.

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Graduate Posts Newsletter

View the most recent edition of the Graduate Posts newsletter, published once a semester. It serves as an avenue to communicate and build camaraderie for Graduate Studies faculty, staff, alumni and current students.

Dr. Dele Davies, dean of Graduate Studies

H. Dele Davies, MD, MS, MHCM, dean of Graduate Studies

Graduate Studies by the Numbers

Our curriculum helps focus professional skills and abilities, assisting in your chosen career path.

Over 560

Students enrolled last year

$1 million

Amount awarded in fellowships


Number of degree-granting programs to choose from

Graduate Studies in the News