University of Vermont

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Working to Fine-Tune the Immune System

"The immune system is constantly riding that fine line between how much protection we can have without too much collateral damage. It's really that fine line that makes immunology so interesting," says Professor Eyal Amiel.


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Department of Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences

Department of Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences

At the Intersection of Human Health, Medicine and Technology

Students in the Department of Medical Laboratory and Radiation Sciences study and work at the intersection of human health, medicine, and technology. The department's majors focus on health science disciplines, offering degrees in medical laboratory science, medical radiation sciences, and health sciences.

All of our programs offer an integrated curriculum with courses in the humanities; basic health and medical sciences; and direct hands-on experience through clinical practica, research, or field work. Graduates of all three degree programs are prepared for immediate employment in the healthcare arena or graduate study.

The medical laboratory science clinical laboratory science concentration and the medical radiation sciences radiation therapy and nuclear medicine technology concentrations are accredited by their national accrediting boards.

Academic Programs & Concentrations

Medical Laboratory Science (B.S.)
- Clinical Concentration
- Public Health Concentration

Medical Radiation Sciences (B.S.)
- Nuclear Medicine Technology Concentration
- Radiation Therapy Concentration

Health Sciences (B.S.)
- Online Degree Completion Program

Transfer Student Information Sessions

Transfer student drop-in hours are available to UVM students and students from outside of the university interested in transferring into any of the CNHS majors. Applicants have the chance to ask questions and learn more about the majors and the transfer process.

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