Doane University

Doane University is a four-year comprehensive college which emphasizes liberal arts and career education. Students are involved in academic, career, talent and leadership development programs. Founded in Crete in 1872 by the Congregational Church, Doane was the first independent college in Nebraska and maintains ties with the United Church of Christ. Students may earn bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degrees within the divisions of business, education, arts and humanities, and natural or social sciences. Preprofessional programs are offered in allied health careers, dentistry, engineering, forestry, journalism, law, medicine, ministry, nursing, and veterinary medicine. Master degree programs are offered in education, management and counseling. Doane University is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Nebraska State Department of Education.