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Mammography Program Caps Off Year-Long Rad Tech Expansion

Posted on Wed, Oct 19, 2016

Your eyes don’t deceive you: there’s something different about the Nebraska Methodist College website.

For the rest of October 2016, the signature blue of the Methodist Health System and its affiliates has given way to the color pink on the NMC website.

This acts as a show of solidarity with National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but it’s far from the only thing happening on campus. We also just announced an online mammography program, which will give Radiologic Technology specialists the tools they’ll need to conduct diagnostic imaging of the human breast.

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Topics: healthcare education, new programs, rad tech program

New Online EdD Program: No Dissertation, Sensible Timeframe

Posted on Thu, Oct 06, 2016

Nebraska Methodist College is expanding its doctoral offerings once again, this time, with an education that focuses on, well, education.

The Doctor of Education is the first non-nursing doctorate offered by our college, and careful thought went into making this program stand out. Our commitment to excellence extends far beyond nursing, touching all facets of the healthcare experience, including the management and higher education levels.

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Topics: new programs, online education, graduate programs

Online CNA Program Puts Hybrid Spin On Entry to Healthcare

Posted on Fri, Sep 02, 2016

For years, the Certified Nursing Assistant program at Nebraska Methodist College has provided hundreds of students with the perfect entry point into the medical field. But we were always limited by geography due to the on-campus nature of the program.

That’s about to change. For the first time ever, our CNA program is available in an online hybrid format.

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Topics: new programs, CNA, online education

Occupational Therapy Master’s Program Welcomes Students

Posted on Wed, Aug 31, 2016

It seems like forever ago that Nebraska Methodist College announced its two-year Master in Occupational Therapy program, the only degree of its kind in the region. So it was with no small amount of enthusiasm that we welcomed our first class to campus last week.

After two days of coursework, the pioneer class of NMC occupational-therapists-to-be took part in what will become a longstanding tradition at the college: a professionalism ceremony.

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Topics: new programs, Master in Occupational Therapy, occupational therapy

Summer Brings Exciting Changes to NMC Campus

Posted on Tue, May 24, 2016

The summer season has arrived at Nebraska Methodist College, but that doesn’t mean you’ll catch us taking a vacation anytime soon. In fact, this summer is shaping up to be one of the busiest in recent memory, as our institution is set to experience an unprecedented amount of change over just a few short months.

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Topics: healthcare education, campus life, new programs

7 Reasons to Pursue an MBA In Healthcare

Posted on Fri, Apr 15, 2016

Healthcare is a business.

It’s a unique business, one that’s primarily about helping people in need but that also relies on revenue. Because of that, the healthcare world needs leaders who are capable of addressing challenges at a system level while still making an impact on individuals at the patient level.

Nebraska Methodist College recently unveiled its online MBA in Healthcare program, which will debut this fall. This didn’t occur by happenstance.

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Topics: new programs, health professions, online education, MBA

Occupational Therapy Program Reaches Important Milestones

Posted on Wed, Apr 13, 2016

It’s hard to believe that it’s been just eight months since we announced the formation of our Master in Occupational Therapy program, set to debut this coming August.

Since that announcement, we’ve experienced a number of exciting developments that I wanted to share with you today. The progress that’s been made in getting this program off the ground has been truly inspiring to witness and be a part of, and I can’t wait for our first class of students to see what we’ve put together.

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Topics: new programs, Master in Occupational Therapy, occupational therapy

How Being a Pharm Tech Now Can Help Your Career Later

Posted on Mon, Mar 21, 2016

You don’t need to become a pharmacist to work in a pharmacy. In fact, you don’t even need a degree. You can jump straight into the field if you’re willing to get the proper certification.

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Topics: new programs, allied health career, Professional Development

TRIO SSS: A Brand New Resource for NMC Students

Posted on Wed, Mar 02, 2016

I’m thrilled to share the news that, for the first time ever, Nebraska Methodist College is a participant in the TRIO Student Support Services program. This will enable us to offer unparalleled support to those students who have historically been underrepresented in college, providing them with opportunities that others may take for granted.

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Topics: student life, financial aid, new programs

10 Things to Know About NMC’s New Occupational Therapy Program

Posted on Fri, Aug 28, 2015

Nebraska Methodist College’s newest program is also one of its most exciting. The Master in Occupational Therapy, which we’ve just announced and will start in Fall 2016, is now accepting applications.

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Topics: new programs, health professions, occupational therapy