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Undergraduate Admissions

UMR’s curriculum is continually developed by health care professionals, for health care professionals, and we rely on a huge network of health experts, both here and at nearby Mayo Clinic to prepare our graduates for their careers.

The University of Minnesota Rochester offers two majors:

Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences
This is a baccalaureate degree program that provides education and training for students interested in health care career programs, graduate education and professional degrees. Students share a common curriculum during the first two to three years while at UMR. The undergraduate experience at UMR inspires and empowers students to solve 21st-century health care challenges.

Bachelor of Science in Health Professions
This degree is an educational collaboration between UMR and Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences offering tracks in Echocardiography, Radiography, Respiratory Care and Sonography. The curriculum has a broad focus and includes rigorous science foundations, liberal education, and prerequisite courses selected to meet the need for deeper academic preparation in health professions. Students are immersed in clinical training with patient interactions that require focused attention.


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