The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is now offering a master of science degree in biomechanics for those looking to pursue graduate-level education in a growing area of study. The program is one of a handful of its type in the nation.
The addition of the master's program in biomechanics, approved this September, is the latest addition to the Department of Biomechanics, which also includes a Ph.D. program, a bachelor of science in biomechanics and a minor track that was also approved earlier this year.
The M.S. in Biomechanics includes various newly designed courses offered by the department that take advantage of the tremendous research facilities UNO has in Biomechanics. It also includes a mix of elective courses spanning computer science, physics, mathematics and engineering, among others, providing collaborative and diverse education opportunities.
The program is designed to allow students to be competitive for the vast number of jobs available in prosthetic laboratories, rehabilitation facilities, robotics, equipment apparel design or research, biomedical research and many others. It can also help students move towards advanced graduate education, medical degrees and many other opportunities.
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.