Health Science Schools In Nebraska

Health Science classes faculty can choose to work at one of 8 accredited health science schools in Nebraska. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of health science and health science training in Nebraska, which includes health science training at the following levels:

  • Associates degree in Health Science
  • Bachelors degree in Health Science
  • Masters degree in Health Science
  • PhD degree in Health Science


  1. Creighton University

    2500 California Plaza, Omaha, Nebraska 68178

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Hastings College

    710 N Turner Ave, Hastings, Nebraska 68901

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Metropolitan Community College Area

    30 & Fort Street, Omaha, Nebraska 68111-1610

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. University of Nebraska at Omaha

    6001 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska 68182-0225

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. University of Nebraska Medical Center

    987815 Nebraska Medical Ctr, Omaha, Nebraska 68198-7815

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Nebraska-Lincoln

    14th and R St, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Union College in Lincoln

    3800 S 48th Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68506

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Little Priest Tribal College

    610 College Drive, Winnebago, Nebraska 68071-0270

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Nebraska Vs. National Health Science Employment

Nebraska 52,640
National 7,588,750

Of all of the health science professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Nebraska.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Nebraska

45,240 47,990 50,230 50,760 41,550
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Health Science is a shrinking field in Nebraska. 3,690 less health science professionals were working in Nebraska in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Nebraska, this field has shrunk by 8% in four years. This decline is slower than the national trend for health science professionals which shows a 9% decrease in the number of health science professionals working around the nation.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in Nebraska

$57,011 $57,282 $59,713 $63,590 $57,821
$41,032 $42,024 $42,027 $44,097 $45,233
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of health science professionals is declining, the salaries paid to health science professionals are increasing in Nebraska. In 2006 health science professionals made a mean salary of $57,011 per year, and in 2010 they made $57,821 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Nebraska

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90th percentile

Thus, health science professionals' salaries grew by 1% in 4 years. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Nebraska, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of health science. The pay differential between the highest paid health science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 85%

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Nebraska

Biomedical Engineering
Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science
X Ray Technician

In Nebraska, health science professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Health Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Nebraska


The number of students graduating from the 8 accredited health science schools in Nebraska is increasing. In 2006, 39 students graduated from health science courses in Nebraska. And in 2010, 59 students graduated.

This represents a 51% increase in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in Nebraska state. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with an master's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Nebraska

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