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Rural Health Opportunities Program (RHOP)

About RHOP


The Rural Health Opportunities Program is a cooperative program between the Nebraska state colleges and the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC). The purpose of the program is to recruit and educate 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 health care for citizens of the state.

Participants in the program spend time at WSC and UNMC, with the amount of time at each institution determined by the program. If selected to participate, students in the WSC RHOP program will receive the following contingent upon maintaining the conditions of the program:

  • Tuition waiver at Wayne State College
  • Guaranteed admission to the relevant UNMC program

For more information about the RHOP program, please write or call:

Health Professions Office
Wayne State College
1111 Main Street
Wayne, NE 68787

Phone: 800-228-9972 or 402-375-7329
Email: preprof@wsc.edu