Be a Health Science Explorer

Grow into a health science career with UNK. Explore opportunities from 7th grade through college graduation and get on a track to success. Students with an interest in health science careers can participate in this pipeline program through on-campus field trips (7th-8th grade), summer day camps, special campus visits, week-long camps (high school) and eventually college-level collaboration (undergraduate and professional school).

Follow the Pipeline to Success

Middle School

(7th - 8th Grade

High School

(Entering Grades 9-12)

Undergraduate Opportunities

Health Science Professional Students

Health Science Events

  • Health Careers Fair
  • Health Science Explorers Academy
  • Health Science Explorers Career Club
  • Health Science Explorers School Camps
  • Health Science Explorers Summer Camps
  • UNK Science Day

Central Nebraska Area Health Education Center

A hosted Area Health Education Center (AHEC) operating in partnership with the University of Nebraska Medical Center and the Nebraska AHEC Program Office, supported in part through HRSA grant number U77HP21499.