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Health Science Schools in Nebraska

There are four Nebraska schools offering health science programs. 44 students graduated with degrees from Nebraska health science schools in 2010. 30 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and 14 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 40 students graduate from programs in this state in health science each year. Specifically, 14 students graduated with an associate's level degree in health science and 30 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Four health science schools are in this state. Of these, while one school is public, three schools are private. Tuition at a private health science school varies from $18,150 to $30,578.

Average tuition for health science programs is $24,543. The lowest tuition in this plains state is at Union College, while the highest tuition for health science programs, which is $30,578 per year, is at Creighton University.

Nebraska health science schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees. No students at the undergraduate level in health science pursued masters level degrees.

Health Science Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

On average, 40 students graduate from programs in this state in health science each year. Specifically, 14 students graduated with an associate's level degree in health science and 30 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Health Science Program Completions in Nebraska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 7
  • Associate 2007: 4
  • Associate 2008: 8
  • Associate 2009: 10
  • Associate 2010: 14
  • Bachelor 2006: 22
  • Bachelor 2007: 22
  • Bachelor 2008: 29
  • Bachelor 2009: 26
  • Bachelor 2010: 30

Health Science Program Availability in Nebraska

Schools in this state offer a total of six programs in health science. Of these programs, close to 50% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the associates level.

Health Science Program Availability in Nebraska

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 3

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

Medical and Health Services Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 48490
  • 25th Percentile: 58830
  • Median: 72600
  • 75th Percentile: 92200
  • 90th Percentile: 119140

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32740
  • 25th Percentile: 37810
  • Median: 44050
  • 75th Percentile: 54730
  • 90th Percentile: 72530

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Biomedical Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 45280
  • 25th Percentile: 55260
  • Median: 68520
  • 75th Percentile: 83500
  • 90th Percentile: 98190

Clinical Research Coordinators — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Research Coordinators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55480
  • 25th Percentile: 71110
  • Median: 90020
  • 75th Percentile: 106370
  • 90th Percentile: 124070

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28970
  • 25th Percentile: 32500
  • Median: 37020
  • 75th Percentile: 45000
  • 90th Percentile: 53730

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Salary by Percentile

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 51800
  • 25th Percentile: 66980
  • Median: 90120
  • 75th Percentile: 110690
  • 90th Percentile: 127350

Biological Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Biological Scientists, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27990
  • 25th Percentile: 47860
  • Median: 70800
  • 75th Percentile: 82570
  • 90th Percentile: 96800

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 26270
  • 25th Percentile: 29900
  • Median: 36460
  • 75th Percentile: 44350
  • 90th Percentile: 52550

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Mental Health Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27600
  • 25th Percentile: 33290
  • Median: 42170
  • 75th Percentile: 53240
  • 90th Percentile: 60070

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 39000
  • 25th Percentile: 55810
  • Median: 81960
  • 75th Percentile: 106710
  • 90th Percentile: 136940

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Salary by Percentile

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 20600
  • 25th Percentile: 22640
  • Median: 36840
  • 75th Percentile: 95450
  • 90th Percentile: 98200

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

Rehabilitation Counselors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22100
  • 25th Percentile: 25320
  • Median: 29560
  • 75th Percentile: 40420
  • 90th Percentile: 58900

Health Educators — Salary by Percentile

Health Educators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 22150
  • 25th Percentile: 29760
  • Median: 42020
  • 75th Percentile: 56110
  • 90th Percentile: 68130

Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

Epidemiologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 54330
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Clinical Data Managers — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Data Managers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32090
  • 25th Percentile: 37890
  • Median: 52390
  • 75th Percentile: 67800
  • 90th Percentile: 81430

Clinical Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

Clinical Psychologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36710
  • 25th Percentile: 44590
  • Median: 59560
  • 75th Percentile: 75010
  • 90th Percentile: 100630

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 42760
  • 25th Percentile: 53110
  • Median: 68950
  • 75th Percentile: 83900
  • 90th Percentile: 96290

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 30520
  • Median Salary 2007: 30680
  • Median Salary 2008: 32210
  • Median Salary 2009: 36230
  • Median Salary 2010: 36460
  • Total Employed 2006: 1050
  • Total Employed 2007: 950
  • Total Employed 2008: 780
  • Total Employed 2009: 700
  • Total Employed 2010: 740

Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 51730
  • Median Salary 2007: 53260
  • Median Salary 2008: 59800
  • Median Salary 2009: 57000
  • Median Salary 2010: 54330
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 40
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

Biomedical Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 54450
  • Median Salary 2007: 54370
  • Median Salary 2008: 58380
  • Median Salary 2009: 66620
  • Median Salary 2010: 68520
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 110
  • Total Employed 2010: 70

Clinical Research Coordinators — Employment Trend

Clinical Research Coordinators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 88780
  • Median Salary 2007: 87840
  • Median Salary 2008: 82780
  • Median Salary 2009: 83390
  • Median Salary 2010: 90020
  • Total Employed 2006: 130
  • Total Employed 2007: 140
  • Total Employed 2008: 160
  • Total Employed 2009: 170
  • Total Employed 2010: 180

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Disorder Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 31850
  • Median Salary 2007: 35380
  • Median Salary 2008: 37040
  • Median Salary 2009: 37940
  • Median Salary 2010: 37020
  • Total Employed 2006: 390
  • Total Employed 2007: 450
  • Total Employed 2008: 510
  • Total Employed 2009: 450
  • Total Employed 2010: 500

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Employment Trend

Industrial Safety and Health Engineers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 70510
  • Median Salary 2007: 63960
  • Median Salary 2008: 55940
  • Median Salary 2009: 87150
  • Median Salary 2010: 90120
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 50
  • Total Employed 2008: 60
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 160

Biological Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

Biological Scientists, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64830
  • Median Salary 2007: 70740
  • Median Salary 2008: 71540
  • Median Salary 2009: 74370
  • Median Salary 2010: 70800
  • Total Employed 2006: 110
  • Total Employed 2007: 120
  • Total Employed 2008: 130
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

Medical and Health Services Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65320
  • Median Salary 2007: 66940
  • Median Salary 2008: 68880
  • Median Salary 2009: 70390
  • Median Salary 2010: 72600
  • Total Employed 2006: 2280
  • Total Employed 2007: 2280
  • Total Employed 2008: 2220
  • Total Employed 2009: 2160
  • Total Employed 2010: 2290

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

Mental Health Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33370
  • Median Salary 2007: 34790
  • Median Salary 2008: 38220
  • Median Salary 2009: 39630
  • Median Salary 2010: 42170
  • Total Employed 2006: 660
  • Total Employed 2007: 820
  • Total Employed 2008: 740
  • Total Employed 2009: 780
  • Total Employed 2010: 750

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 79340
  • Median Salary 2007: 81835
  • Median Salary 2008: 81585
  • Median Salary 2009: 81330
  • Median Salary 2010: 81960
  • Total Employed 2006: 1450
  • Total Employed 2007: 1340
  • Total Employed 2008: 1480
  • Total Employed 2009: 1660
  • Total Employed 2010: 1600

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Employment Trend

Neuropsychologists and Clinical Neuropsychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33635
  • Median Salary 2007: 34690
  • Median Salary 2008: 35575
  • Median Salary 2009: 36365
  • Median Salary 2010: 36840
  • Total Employed 2006: 25
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Clinical Data Managers — Employment Trend

Clinical Data Managers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52550
  • Median Salary 2007: 49190
  • Median Salary 2008: 44600
  • Median Salary 2009: 51430
  • Median Salary 2010: 52390
  • Total Employed 2006: 160
  • Total Employed 2007: 160
  • Total Employed 2008: 150
  • Total Employed 2009: 140
  • Total Employed 2010: 130

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

Rehabilitation Counselors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 29780
  • Median Salary 2007: 24310
  • Median Salary 2008: 25010
  • Median Salary 2009: 25710
  • Median Salary 2010: 29560
  • Total Employed 2006: 860
  • Total Employed 2007: 1120
  • Total Employed 2008: 1110
  • Total Employed 2009: 1080
  • Total Employed 2010: 860

Health Educators — Employment Trend

Health Educators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36760
  • Median Salary 2007: 40210
  • Median Salary 2008: 40950
  • Median Salary 2009: 41010
  • Median Salary 2010: 42020
  • Total Employed 2006: 650
  • Total Employed 2007: 690
  • Total Employed 2008: 690
  • Total Employed 2009: 790
  • Total Employed 2010: 750

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37590
  • Median Salary 2007: 44740
  • Median Salary 2008: 43580
  • Median Salary 2009: 42850
  • Median Salary 2010: 44050
  • Total Employed 2006: 260
  • Total Employed 2007: 200
  • Total Employed 2008: 190
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 240

Clinical Psychologists — Employment Trend

Clinical Psychologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 52000
  • Median Salary 2007: 53900
  • Median Salary 2008: 53410
  • Median Salary 2009: 54560
  • Median Salary 2010: 59560
  • Total Employed 2006: 490
  • Total Employed 2007: 490
  • Total Employed 2008: 560
  • Total Employed 2009: 530
  • Total Employed 2010: 640

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

Informatics Nurse Specialists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62800
  • Median Salary 2007: 67720
  • Median Salary 2008: 67190
  • Median Salary 2009: 69230
  • Median Salary 2010: 68950
  • Total Employed 2006: 2730
  • Total Employed 2007: 2840
  • Total Employed 2008: 2870
  • Total Employed 2009: 2760
  • Total Employed 2010: 3220

Nebraska vs National Health Science Employment

Nebraska vs National Health Science Employment

  • Employed in Nebraska: 0.690% (12320)

Health Science Schools in Nebraska

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1. Little Priest Tribal College

610 College Drive
Winnebago, NE 68071-0270
(402) 878-2380x160

Founded in 1996, Little Priest Tribal College is a tribal 2-year institution. This school, which is very close to Winnebago, Nebraska, is located in a rural area. This school offers subjects including computer science, business, and liberal arts. Students are offered one certificate and five degrees at the associates level by it. In 2010, 148 students pursued degrees from the five programs at this school. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 2 tribal colleges in Nebraska.

2. Metropolitan Community College Area

30 & Fort Street
Omaha, NE 68111-1610
(402) 457-2400

Metropolitan Community College Area offers one health science program and this college, which is near the center of the city, is in Omaha, NE. It is one of 7 community colleges in Nebraska. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering programs in health science.

3. Hastings College

710 N Turner Ave
Hastings, NE 68901
(402) 463-2402

Hastings College offers one program in health science. It is one of 6 liberal arts colleges in Nebraska. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks second in the state of Nebraska.

4. Union College

3800 S 48th Street
Lincoln, NE 68506
(402) 486-2600

Union College offers two programs in health science. More specifically, this school offers students one health science degree at the associate's level and one degree at the bachelor's level in health science. This school, which is 2.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Lincoln, NE. Overall, 901 students pursue degrees in 59 Union programs. In terms of enrollment, Union ranks fourth in the state of Nebraska.

5. Creighton University

2500 California Plaza
Omaha, NE 68178
(402) 280-2700

Creighton University offers two programs in health science. Specifically, it offers students one certificate in health science and one degree at the bachelor's level in health science. This university, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Omaha, NE. 7,662 students seek degrees in 116 programs at Creighton, overall. This university is the oldest institution in the state of Nebraska offering health science programs.