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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Admissions

Applicants to the Health Professions Teaching & Technology program must:

  • Hold a Bachelor Degree from an accredited institution with a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) at time of application submission.
  • Present official copies of all college and/or university transcripts.
  • Provide three letters of recommendation from academic or professional references.
  • Provide a current resume or curriculum vitae.
  • Provide a one-page personal statement discussing any of the following:
    • Applicant’s educational philosophy
    • Areas of education interests or focus
    • Prior educational experience (curriculum development, instruction, assessment, etc.)
    • How the program fits into the applicant’s career goals/objectives

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Admission Deadlines

Admit Terms Application Open Application Deadline
Spring (Jan. to May) Aug. 1 Nov. 15
Summer (May to Aug.) Sept. 1 Apr. 1
Fall (Aug. to Dec.) Oct. 1 Jun. 15

Participant Requirements

Participants need to possess computer operating system skills and have easy access to a computer with a high-speed Internet connection and up-to-date software. Review the Computer Requirements.

Applicants will be considered without regard to age, sex, race, color, national origin, religion, political beliefs, or disability. Motivational factors, life experience, patient care experience, maturity, and references are important factors in the admission process.

English Proficiency

English proficiency for institutional entrance into our programs can be demonstrated by any one of the following two ways:

  1. Successful completion* of 45 semester hours (or equivalent) of coursework at a college or community college in the United States (excluding English as a Second Language or remedial courses). No more than 15 of the 45 hours can be completed in an online or correspondence course.
    * Successful completion requires the student to earn a grade of C or better for the course.
  2. English Proficiency examination: Applicants must provide one of the following examination results to certify their proficiency using an examination. All scores must be no more than two years old. (Expand button for your program of choice to see scores.)
  • Paper-based TOEFL** exam, minimum score of 577
  • Internet-based TOEFL** exam, minimum overall score of 95, minimum of 20 in each individual section
  • Internet-based IELTS*** exam, minimum overall score of 7.0, minimum of 7.0 for each sub-test

Minimum scores are based on language skills needed to successfully complete the curriculum and clinical education requirements and to sit for the licensure exam.

** Test of English as a Foreign Language (The UNMC institution code for reporting TOEFL scores is 6896.)

*** International English Language Testing System

Non-US Coursework

All students who completed coursework from a non-U.S. institution must have the transcript evaluated by an approved evaluation agency. For a current list of approved agencies, see the list below. Applicants may be required to take preadmission courses in the United States as designated by the admissions committee based on the Non-U.S. transcript evaluation.

Approved Non-U.S. Transcript Evaluation Agencies

 

Non-U.S. transcript evaluations should be sent to:
CAHP Enrollment Management & Student Affairs
984035 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4035
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