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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Omaha,
NE
42nd and Emile
Omaha,
NE
68198

Program Website:

Admissions Office Email:

cahpadmissions@unmc.edu
402-559-6673

Program Information

Length of Program:

28 Months

Part-Time Option Available:  

Not Stated on School Website

Starting Semester: 

Fall

Accreditation:

Continued

Students per Class:

66

PANCE First-Time Pass Rate: 

100%

Cost of Attendance (Resident / Non-Resident): 

$125,570 / $202,470   Includes living expenses.

Combined Degree Program(s) Offered: 

MS/MBA

Admissions Information

Application:

Participates in CASPA:

Yes

Application Deadline:

September 1
(Rolling Admissions not Stated)

GPA:

Minimum GPA:   

3.0

Minimum Science GPA:

None

Average GPA: 

3.7

Average Science GPA:   

3.58

Shadowing and Experience:

PA Shadowing Required or Recommended:

Not Mentioned

Minimum PA Shadowing: 

None

Patient Care Experience Required:

None

Patient Care Experience Recommended: 

2000 Hours

Testing

Test(s) Required:

None

GRE Deadline:

Not Applicable

GRE Expiration:

Not Applicable

PA-CAT Deadline:

Not Applicable

CASPer Required:

No

CASPer Deadline:

Not Applicable

Coursework Policies

Coursework Expiration:

Not Available

Online Coursework Accepted:

Yes

Community College Coursework Accepted:

Yes

Pending Prerequisite Coursework Allowed:

Yes
Entering students must have all required coursework completed by July 15 of the entering year

Prerequisites

Course
Semesters
Required or Recommended
Notes
General Chemistry
2 Semesters with Lab
Required
Organic Chemistry
1 Semester with Lab
Required
one year sequence recommended
Biochemistry
1 Semester
Course Required, Lab Recommended
Biochemistry or Organic Chemistry Options
Not Required
Introductory Biology
1 Semester with Lab
Required
Microbiology
1 Semester with Lab
Required
Upper-Level Biology
Not Required
Genetics
1 Semester
Recommended
Genetics and Immunology are strongly recommended
Anatomy and Physiology
2 Semesters: 1 Each of Anatomy and Physiology, OR 2 Semesters of Combined Anatomy/Physiology, Each with Lab
Required
Physics
Not Required
Medical Terminology
1 Course
Required
Often programs only require a one-unit course. Some programs accept a non-credit certificate course.
English / Writing
2 Semesters
Required
One English Composition (or other English elective) and one Writing-intensive course
Psychology
3 Semesters
Required
3 semesters required: General Psychology (or other psychology elective), Abnormal Psychology, Life Span/Developmental Psychology
Social Sciences
Not Required
Statistics
1 Semester
Required
Other Math
1 Semester
Recommended
algebra strongly recommended
Foreign Language
Not Required
Other Requirements

None.

Other Recommendations

None.

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