In the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, we’re setting the new standard of care. We believe that the best health professionals will not only have deep experience in their fields of study, but also broad exposure across disciplines.

At UVM, you’ll have access to top scholars and courses, and you’ll live and study alongside friends with diverse passions and majors whose ideas and interests will expand your world. With this deep and broad education, you’ll launch prepared not only to land a great job, but with the ability to see the world through multiple lenses, an essential 21st century life skill. 

CNHS offers undergraduate, graduate, and certificate education in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Exercise Science, Integrative Health, Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Radiation Sciences, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physical Activity and Wellness, Physical Therapy, Speech-Language Pathology, and Public Health. 

In and beyond the classroom

two students work on an appendage in a simulation lab


CNHS classes begin in a traditional classroom setting and progress to learning environments similar to those students will experience when they enter real-life practice.
a person adjusts a student's hip


CNHS students gain invaluable hands-on experience in a variety of diverse settings to prepare them for professional practice.
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CNHS is a leading center for health research and offers students the opportunity to conduct their own projects with the guidance of faculty scholars.
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Future-focused health science

Our faculty advances knowledge and finds solutions to some of the world’s most pressing health-related problems. They currently hold $6.8 million in active funding from agencies such as the NIH, the Department of Defense, and the Health Resources and Services Administration.

Research at CNHS

By the numbers

  • 1048 Undergraduates
  • 9 Graduate Degree Programs
  • Top 10% of Nursing Programs (U.S. News 2024 Rankings)
  • 201 Graduate Students
  • 4 Academic Departments