Peru State College and the University of Nebraska at Omaha sign agreement to promote graduate study in athletic training

Peru State College and the University of Nebraska at Omaha sign agreement to promote graduate study in athletic training

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 28, 8:00 a.m. CDT
Contact Jason Hogue, Peru State College Marketing and Communications, 402.872.2429

Peru, Nebraska — Peru State College and the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) recently signed an agreement to facilitate enrollment of Peru State graduates in the UNO Athletic Training graduate program.

The agreement permits select and qualified Peru State College students access to an early review process for admission into the Master of Arts in Athletic Training at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Students who are selected will be given provisional admittance to the UNO Athletic Training Program.

“This partnership with the University of Nebraska at Omaha will further enhance future opportunities for our students to enter the field of athletic training,” says Peru State School of Education Dean Ellie Kunkel.

“Our students in Kinesiology are well prepared for such endeavors. They have a strong foundation of knowledge and skills as a result their coursework, research opportunities and practical experiences.”

Nestled in the historic hills of the Missouri River, the Peru State College is Nebraska’s oldest college and celebrated its sesquicentennial anniversary in 2017. Peru State College’s constant commitment to academic excellence has resulted in a unique and innovative mix of online, traditional, undergraduate and graduate programs.

Scholarships are available for transfer students seeking to attend Peru State College. Inquire today at www.peru.edu to learn more about Peru State’s new “Invest in Success” awards.

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.

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Dr. Tim Borchers contributed to this release.