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The College of Nursing and Health Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs that prepare students for careers in a variety of health care disciplines.

Explore Our Programs

Our undergraduate programs prepare students for initial entry into practice in clinical and health-related professions and provide a solid foundation for further education. CNHS graduate programs offer preparation for advanced practice and professional leadership.

First-Year Undergraduate Applicants

In addition to university entrance requirements (four years of English, three years of math, two years of a foreign language, three years of a natural or physical science including a lab, and three years of social sciences), College of Nursing and Health Sciences applicants must complete the following:

  • one year of biology
  • one year of chemistry
  • four years of math, including trigonometry or pre-calculus
  • one year of physics (exercise and movement science applicants only)

Additional science course work in the senior year of high school is recommended for all programs. One year of physics is recommended for medical radiation sciences and athletic training program applicants.

Candidates for admission to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences must be able to perform certain essential functions. These include the capacity to observe and communicate; sufficient motor ability to perform physical diagnostic examinations and basic laboratory and clinical procedures; emotional stability to exercise good judgment and to work effectively in stressful situations; and intellectual ability to synthesize data and solve problems.

Undergraduate Programs

Transfer Applicants

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences welcomes qualified transfer applications from within UVM and from other accredited colleges and universities. Selection of applicants is competitive, and the opportunity to transfer into a major, even from within the university, is not assured. In addition to GPA, relevant volunteer or work experience in a clinical setting will be taken into consideration in the selection process.

Transfer information by program

Spring 2017 Transfer Information Sessions

Attend an information session to learn more about a program or the transfer process. All sessions take place in Rowell Building room 001 unless otherwise noted.

  • Thursday, Feb. 2, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 8, 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Feb. 23, 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Mar. 22, 4 p.m.
  • Monday, Mar. 27, 3 p.m.
  • Monday, Apr. 3, 3:30 p.m. (Please note new time.)
  • Tuesday, Apr. 4, 4 p.m.
  • Thursday, Apr. 6, 2 p.m.
  • Monday, Apr. 10, 3 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Apr. 11, 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Apr. 12, 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Apr. 25, 4 p.m.

Contact cnhs@uvm.edu or call (802) 656-3858 for more information.

Graduate Applicants

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences offers advanced degrees in communication sciences and disorders, medical laboratory science, nursing, physical therapy and human functioning and rehabilitation science.

Admission information by program

Information Sessions

Graduate program open houses and information sessions are held throughout the year. Please contact cnhsgrad@uvm.edu for details.

Scholarships

CNHS students will be notified about college-specific scholarships for which they are eligible.

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Contact Us

College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Office of Student Services
002 Rowell Hall
(802) 656-3858
cnhs@uvm.edu