The Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP) is a cooperative agreement between Chadron State College and the University of Nebraska Medical Center. The purpose of the program is to recruit and educate high school students from rural Nebraska who will return to practice in rural areas of the state. This program represents a commitment and dedication to the education of Nebraskans and quality healthcare for citizens of the state. RHOP also encourages non-traditional students from rural Nebraska to apply. For more information on the programs that consider non-traditional applications, contact Health Professions.
|Medical Lab Science||3 yrs/1 yr||up to 3||UNMC - Omaha or Kearney|
|Dental Hygiene||2 yrs/2 yrs||up to 2||UNMC - Gering|
|Dentistry||4 yrs/4 yrs||up to 3||UNMC - Lincoln|
|Medicine||4 yrs/4 yrs||up to 5||UNMC - Omaha|
|Nursing||2 yrs/2 yrs||up to 5||UNMC - Scottsbluff|
|Pharmacy||3 yrs/4 yrs||up to 3||UNMC - Omaha|
|Physical Therapy||4 yrs/3 yrs||up to 2||UNMC - Omaha or Kearney|
|Physician Assistant||4 yrs/28 mos||up to 3||UNMC - Omaha or Kearney|
|Radiography||2 yrs/2 yrs||up to 2||UNMC - Omaha or Kearney|
RHOP is looking for well-rounded students who are dedicated to the health professions and have demonstrated commitment to the rural areas of Nebraska., We also seek students who are willing to work hard and have demonstrated they have the intellectual ability to complete the rigorous academic programs in health professions at CSC and UNMC.
Numerous factors are always a part of the selection process, however, special emphasis is placed on:
The application deadline for all options is DECEMBER 1.
The application packet is a multi-step process which must be completed, without exception, by the respective deadline for consideration into the program. The following must be submitted in order for the application to be considered complete:
Application materials can be emailed to the Director of Health Professions or mailed to:
Chadron State College
Health Professions Office
1000 Main St
Chadron NE 69337