Health Sciences

Health Science Programs

Welcome to the Department of Health Science Programs at the University of Nebraska at Kearney!

Health Science Programs primarily assists students by providing academic advising. Students can also receive information about career choices, information relating to specific professional schools and clinical programs, and assistance in making application to these schools and programs.

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is very proud of the success that our students have enjoyed in gaining admission to these professional schools and clinical programs. The overall acceptance rate of UNK students to all our various health programs has been approximately 70% over the last ten years.

Acceptance Rates & Program Timelines

Academic programs in many different health-related areas are offered through the Department. The programs fall into two distinct categories: degree programs and pre-professional programs.

A Bachelor of Science Degree is offered in:

Medical Technology


Respiratory Therapy

Pre-professional programs include:

Cardiovascular Perfusion 


Dental Hygiene 


Health Information Management 


Mortuary Science

Occupational Therapy



Physical Therapy

Physician Assistant 


Radiologic Technology

Additional Questions?
If you have specific questions or would like to request an information packet on one of our degree options or pre-professional programs, please feel free to contact us.

Health Science Programs
University of Nebraska at Kearney
Bruner Hall of Science Room #170
Kearney, NE 68849
Phone (308) 865-8260
Fax (308) 865-8942