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Pre-Cardiovascular Perfusion

A candidate for admission to the Clinical Perfusion Education Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center must have successfully completed a Bachelor's Degree and the following required courses. Scores from the basic portion of the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) must also be submitted. Students should check the specific school(s), other than the University of Nebraska Medical Center, to which they intend to apply to ensure that all admission requirements are fulfilled. Competition to gain a place in perfusion school is intense and cannot be guaranteed.

  1. Required Courses
    • Take ONE of the following options:
      • Take two courses (these two courses must be taken in sequence):
        • BIOL 225, Anatomy and Physiology - 4 hours
        • BIOL 226, Anatomy and Physiology - 4 hours
      • OR take two courses:
    • Take 2 additional courses in BIOL from the following:
    • Take all of the following:
      • CHEM 160GS, General Chemistry - 3 hours (Prereq: MATH 102 or Math ACT score of 20 or better or permission of instructor)
      • CHEM 160LGS, General Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
      • CHEM 161GS, General Chemistry - 3 hours
      • CHEM 161LGS, General Chemistry Laboratory - 1 hour
      • ENG 101GS, Expository Writing I - 3 hours
      • ENG 102GS, Expository Writing II - 3 hours
      • PHYS 205GS, General Physics - 5 hours (Prereq: MATH 103 or permission of instructor)
    • Take one of the following:
  2. Additional electives
    • A minimum of six credit hours should be chosen from the humanities and social sciences in areas such as PHIL, PSY, or SOC.
  3. Strongly Recommended

16 Apr 2009