• CNHS students

    A "Top Ten" to Study Health Professions

    UVM is ranked one of the ten best colleges to study health professions for quality majors, small classes, collaborative learning with faculty, and high salaries following graduation. - USA Today

  • Medical laboratory science student in lab

    Hands-On Learning

    The College of Nursing and Health Sciences is affiliated with the University of Vermont Health Network, a six-hospital system that includes a Level 1 Trauma Center, the Vermont Cancer Center and the UVM Children's Hospital.

  • Nursing students in the clinical simulation laboratory

    A Commitment to Care

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

  • Communication sciences and disorders student in the Eleanor M. Luse clinic with a client

    Serving Society

    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.

  • Athletic training students with clinical preceptor

    Promoting Health and Wellness

    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.

  • Radiation therapy student practicing treatment

    Managing Disease and Disability

    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.

  • Exercise and movement science student with faculty in the lab

    Preventing Illness and Injury

    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 College of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares the next generation of health care professionals through a very purposeful continuum of patient care that includes health and wellness promotion, illness and injury prevention and the management of disability and disease.

We offer undergraduate degrees in Athletic Training, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Exercise and Movement Science, Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Radiation Sciences, Health Sciences and Nursing; and graduate degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Medical Laboratory Science, Nursing, Physical Therapy and Interdisciplinary Human Functioning and Rehabilitation Science.

Career Preparation

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