The College of Nursing Omaha Division is located on the main campus of The University of Nebraska Medical Center'. The vibrant, bustling campus is situated in the heart of midtown Omaha.
As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska.
Omaha Division nursing students have access to state of the art classrooms and laboratories. Opportunities for interprofessional education with students from pharmacy, medicine, allied health professions, public health await nursing students in the Omaha Division. The Lied Transplant Center, Munroe-Meyer Institute and other university facilities, including the new Stanley M. Truhlsen Eye Institute and the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Institute provide clinical experiences outside of the acute care setting. Nebraska Medicine, our primary clinical partner, offers a wide array of learning opportunities in acute care.
Student interaction space, hospital lab space, skills lab space, computer lab access and a state-of-the- art simulation center promote both classroom learning and clinical decision making for our nursing students. Students from all colleges use the simulation center, clinical skills area and classrooms in both the College of Nursing and the Center for Nursing Science buildings.
Undergraduate students are admitted into the traditional (two year) program every year, as well as accelerated students (one year program). The Omaha campus also has graduate students in the master’s, PhD, and DNP programs.
Omaha, population 925,858, is the perfect combination of down-home charm and urban chic. Among the annual events such as the College World Series, Omaha offers attractions for everyone: Henry Doorly Zoo, Joslyn Art Museum, Durham Western Heritage Museum, Nebraska Furniture Mart and Borsheims, the largest jewelry store in the nation.