Perfusion Science, MPS

Master of Perfusion Science Degree

University of Nebraska Medical Center

  • Fully Online
  • 20
  • $531.00
  • $531.00

Why Pursue This Program

The online Master of Perfusion Science (MPS) Degree Advancement Option (DAO) allows working perfusionists, who have completed a CAAHEP-accredited perfusion program, the opportunity to advance their education and professional goals.

Qualified candidates work with the program director to develop a plan of study that includes coursework and a thesis project designed to match the student's clinical and educational background with their professional goals.

Students choose the online Perfusion Science, MPS program because: 

  • They gain an opportunity to advance their career by developing independent and critical-thinking skills to stay competitive in today's healthcare environment. 
  • The program is offered by the esteemed University of Nebraska Medical Center, which is dedicated to preparing individuals to provide the highest level of patient care achievable. 
  • The program is offered online, by utilizing distance learning technologies, students are able to work in their profession while completing their degree.
  • The degree advancement option allows professionals in good standing to earn a Masters of Perfusion Science (MPS) degree. 

The MPS DAO program is available through distance education technology and may be completed on a part-time basis by qualified Perfusionists. 

Note: Students are allowed up to three years to complete the degree advancement option; however, it is possible to complete the program in four semesters, depending on the student's course load.

What's it like to take a program online?

Quality learning experience

The University of Nebraska has offered distance education courses for more than 100 years so you can expect a quality, rigorous experience. Online courses are often highly interactive with faculty and students communicating through e-mail, discussion forums and chat groups. You’ll have direct access to world-class faculty – researchers who are experts in their fields or practitioners with real-world experience. Also, you’ll be part of a community of learners and can benefit from the perspectives of students from across the globe.


Online learning gives you the flexibility and freedom to attend your classes wherever is convenient to you. You can save time and money by being able to continue to work and by avoiding relocation or travel costs. You will be required to complete assignments in a certain timeframe, but in most instances, you can log in and complete coursework during the time of day that works best for you. You aren’t tied to a specific class time.

Service you expect from a leading University

Online learners at the University of Nebraska have access to the same student services available to on-campus students. An academic adviser will guide you along your journey, library services are available to help you excel in your program and career services are available when you are ready to take your next step. These are just a few of the services in place to help you succeed.

About Faculty

University of Nebraska online courses are taught by expert faculty who embody the qualities resulting from research experience and professional/field experience. Students learn from faculty with a variety of backgrounds, many of whom are published researchers in their fields. NU faculty who teach online do so in a way that optimizes learning within the online modality and because technology enables students to access education they may otherwise may not be able to pursue.