A "Top Ten" to Study Health Professions

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences is ranked among USA Today's 2015 "10 Best Colleges to Study Health Professions" for quality majors, small classes, collaborative learning with faculty, and high salaries following graduation.

Evidence-Based Practice

College of Nursing and Health Sciences programs offer hands-on learning in settings including our on-campus Clinical Simulation Laboratory, the Eleanor M. Luse Center for Communication, and human motion analysis and child language labs.

Community Focus

The Eleanor M. Luse Center for Communication, a nonprofit clinic that provides speech-language pathology and audiology services to the community, offers observation and practice opportunities for students.

Professionals On and Off the Field

UVM's clinical affiliations with collegiate and high school sports teams, outpatient orthopedic rehabilitation clinics, and the College of Medicine regularly involve students with patients and athletes, coaches, athletic trainers, and other health care professionals.

The Edge of Innovation

The University of Vermont is one of seven programs in the country with a Virtual Environment for Radiotherapy Training (VERT), a 3D virtual reality treatment simulator that allows students to practice administering radiation therapy.

A Vision for Leadership

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares students to be health care advocates who transform lives through health and wellness promotion, illness and injury prevention, and evidence-based clinical practice.

The Future of Health Care

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences connects faculty practitioners, scientists, and scholars with the next generation of health care professionals.

We offer undergraduate degree programs in athletic training, communication sciences and disorders, exercise and movement science, medical laboratory science, medical radiation sciences, and nursing, as well as an online health sciences degree completion program; and graduate programs in communication sciences and disorders, medical laboratory science, nursing, and physical therapy.

An Academic Health Sciences Center on Campus

Our affiliation with The University of Vermont Health Network, a five-hospital system that includes a Level 1 Trauma Center, creates a unique interprofessional network among medical, nursing and other health sciences professionals and offers unparalleled opportunities for experience beyond the classroom.

Career Preparation

Here's what students preparing to enter their fields have to say about the UVM experience.