Cancer Research

Program Overview

Apply Now

Start your journey to graduate school today!

Want to know more? Fill out this form and we will send you more information.

Scientists with Master of Science degrees can make many important contributions related to cancer, which is a very widespread and often deadly disease.  Students have the option of obtaining a Cancer Research MS degree after writing a research thesis (Thesis Option) or without a research thesis (Non-Thesis Option). Graduates with the UNMC Cancer Research MS degree have taken positions in personalized medicine counseling, in management of research laboratories, and in directing community-based health projects.  

Program Website

Learn More — Visit the Cancer Research Graduate Program website for more information.


Course Requirements — View the Cancer Research Graduate Program curriculum requirements.

Deadlines for Applying to the Program

U.S. Applicant
International Applicant
Spring June 1 Nov. 1 Oct. 1
Summer Sept. 1 March 1 Feb. 1
Fall Oct. 1 June 1 April 1