“UNO is helping us empower employees by removing financial and scheduling barriers that can discourage people from pursuing higher education,” said Beth Whited, Union Pacific executive vice president and chief human resource officer. “We are proud to support our employees’ professional growth through UNO’s nationally-recognized education programs, which will lead to exciting career advancement opportunities in the future."
UNO’s first corporate partnership of this magnitude provides access to its full array of programs, including business, computer science, psychology, organizational studies, and supply chain management. Union Pacific employees will continue to work while pursuing degrees through flexible course delivery via on campus, online and remote classrooms. Union Pacific employees around the country will have the opportunity to take advantage of these educational programs while balancing work responsibilities.
“UNO is ‘Omaha’s campus,’ and is committed to workforce development for the betterment of Nebraskans as well as Nebraska-based corporations that contribute to the vitality of our community,” says UNO Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., “A core part of our mission is the kind of life-long learning that UP is fostering for its employees.”
The University of Nebraska at Omaha has grown with the Omaha area since 1908. UNO offers nationally-accredited programs such as its AACSB-accredited business school or its National Security Agency-accredited program in cybersecurity. The strength of these programs assures strong preparation and professional development.
A broad array of course delivery options (on campus, online, remote classroom, and more) provide UP employees and learners at all stages an array of flexible options throughout one’s lifetime and career.
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.