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.

2022 – 2023 Annual Report

In this report, we celebrate some major accomplishments on our journey to elevate health science education and soar toward a future marked by innovation, academic distinction and societal impact.

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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.

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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

UNO professor shows the healing power of art

Mark Gilbert, PhD, an art and art history professor at UNO and alumnus of the MSIA program, was profiled for his exhibition at UNO called "Memory Serves: Drawing Others Close". This exhibit explored the experience of older adults living with dementia and their partners in care. This exhibit also sought to illuminate the challenges and rewards of caring for older adults and end of life care.

Learn more about Dr. Gilbert

Mark Gilbert, PhD, works on artwork in his studio