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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:
    • Take one of the following:
      • MATH 102GS, College Algebra - 3 hours
      • MATH 103GS, Plane Trigonometry - 3 hours (Prereq: MATH 102GS OR Math ACT score of 22 or greater and 2 years of high school algebra)
      • MATH 115, Calculus I with Analytic Geometry - 5 hours (Prereq: MATH 103GS OR Math ACT score of 23 or greater and 4 years of high school mathematics including 2 years of algebra and 1 year of geometry and a senior level pre-calculus course)
      • MATH 123GS, Applied Calculus I - 3 hours (Prereq: MATH 102GS OR Math ACT score of 22 or greater and 4 years of high school mathematics including 2 years of algebra and 1 year of geometry and a senior level pre-calculus course)
  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.
    • (except courses numbered 188 or 388)
  3. Strongly Recommended

21 Feb 2014

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