• Who should attend the UNMC Alliance?  Two UNMC academy students looking at a skeleton hand
    Do you like the health care professions? Do you have an interest in being a nurse, a doctor or scientist? Are you at least 16 years old by the beginning of your junior year? Then this academy is for you!

    What is the UNMC Alliance?
    The UNMC High School Alliance is a partnership between the University of Nebraska Medical Center and many school districts, including the Papillion
    La Vista Community Schools. Through this partnership, students will take classes and have the opportunity to observe and work alongside world renowned health care professionals and researchers at UNMC.

    What is a typical day?
    Students enroll in one to three health care related classes each semester. Classes are taught in partnership by a UNMC faculty member and a certified high school teacher. During classes, students have the opportunity to gain exposure and experience with UNMC experts.

    Location: University of Nebraska Medical Center
    Transportation: Students must provide their own transportation
    Schedule: Classes are held Monday-Friday from 1:00-3:00 p.m.
    Prerequisites: Students must have completed and attained at least a B in algebra 1, biology & chemistry
    Credit Options: High school elective credit, University of Nebraska at Omaha and Metropolitan Community College elective credit
    Cost: None
    Grades: Juniors & Seniors only

    How to Apply
    To apply for a PLCS academy program, students must complete an online application.  Applications for the 2018-19 school year will be available November 7-14. 

    How can you learn more?
    For more information please contact:
    Guidance counselor at your high school
    Contact the Academy Programs Office at 402-537-6217