Regents settle for joint public well being coaching program | Newsroom

Regents settle for joint public well being coaching program | Newsroom

The College of Nebraska Board of Regents Friday accepted a proposal to ascertain a collaborative program between the Baccalaureate diploma of Utilized Well being Sciences on the College of Nebraska at Kearney and the Grasp of Public Well being diploma at UNMC.

“It will fill a workforce want and can additional strengthen and deepen current collaborative relationships between UNMC and UNK,” stated UNMC Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, MD.

UNK attracts a big pool of extremely motivated college students who enter the Utilized Well being Sciences undergraduate program with the aim of working towards a graduate and/or skilled diploma in a health-related self-discipline.

The collaborative Undergraduate to Grasp of Public Well being 3+2 program (U2MPH) will present motivated and certified college students a chance to finish their BS and MPH in a shorter timeframe (5 years) and at a decreased value (by solely needing to take 141 credit score hours) than finishing each levels individually. Each diploma packages exist already.

In different enterprise, the board:

  • Permitted UNMC’s buy – for future campus improvement – of property at 4001 Leavenworth St., 820 S. 41 St., 824 S. 41 St., 826 S. 41 St. and 833 S. 41 St. in Omaha and lease again to vendor, Neighborhood Alliance Inc., for a sure interval to accommodate building of its new house.
  • Accepted the intermediate design report for the UNMC Faculty of Dentistry to deal with deferred upkeep, compliance and constructing renewal wants. Building ought to be accomplished by January 2025.
  • Accepted a proposal to rename the PhD in Well being Companies Analysis, Administration and Coverage to the PhD in Well being Companies and Coverage Analysis. The identify change, for the UNMC Faculty of Public Well being program, extra precisely represents this system content material and targets and emphasizes the analysis areas of well being companies and well being coverage.

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