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About Us

At Clarkson College, we work every day to prepare our students to be the best.

We teach. We learn. We strengthen and inspire. We experience and discover as we pursue potential in a field that needs us.

Clarkson College is about commitment. Since 1888, we have stood by our Mission of preparing our students to professionally provide high quality, ethical and compassionate health care services. This commitment to excellence is the driving force behind our success. And we’re proud of it.

With each experience, we work together to create a brighter, more reliable and more hopeful future for health care. Your experience begins here.

Clarkson College invites you to join us—and prepare to be the best.

Our Story

Clarkson College is a private, accredited, non-profit college in Omaha, Neb. offering diploma, certificate and degree opportunities in the fields of Nursing, Health Care Business, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiologic Technology, Medical Imaging, Imaging Informatics and Professional Development.

We offer our students a multifaceted education focused not only on academics but also on care, integrity and a commitment to excellence. The dedication of our instructors and students has led to our graduates achieving first-time licensing pass rates consistently above the national average, most at or near 100 percent.

Clarkson College has experienced record enrollment over the last several years, with nearly 1,000 students currently learning on-campus and online. As we continue to expand in enrollment, we remain committed to providing our students with a remarkable education. Our average student to faculty ratio of 14-1 creates a learning environment that individually guides our students toward their educational and professional success.

The evolution of Clarkson College is also apparent in our program offerings. We’ve grown from focusing solely on the practice of nursing to broadening our attention to a variety of health care disciplines.

Today, Clarkson College has the largest Physical Therapist Assistant program in Nebraska. We have the only accredited Bachelor's degree in Health Information Administration program in Nebraska and Iowa, and our Bachelor's degree in Medical Imaging is known as, one of the most accelerated programs to specialize in advanced modalities of radiology across the state. No other college in the Omaha area offers a Master’s degree in Nurse Anesthesia. The reputation of our Nursing program carries on after more than 120 years.

We’re proud of our history at Clarkson College. We’ve experienced. We’ve discovered. We’ve stood by our Mission and remained true to our Values. And as we continue to move forward, we invite you to be a part of the success.

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