University of Nebraska Medical Center

About the Program

The Medical Sciences Interdepartmental Area (MSIA) was developed to host graduate students from departments within UNMC who require a multidisciplinary/non-traditional focus that may not be provided by other graduate or professional degree programs and is intended for those who wish to pursue individually designed programs of an interdisciplinary nature within the medical sciences.

Our Vision

To transform health care through advanced education and scientific inquiry in clinical and translational research.

Our Mission

The mission of the MSIA to prepare the highest quality clinical and translational research scientists and practitioners by providing students the opportunity for multidisciplinary knowledge acquisition, as well as mastery of clinical and translational research skills and their application to health care best practices.