The mission of the UVM Health Sciences program is to strive for health equity by preparing the next generation of leaders to improve the health of individuals and communities through basic science and applying the principles of population health. Students learn how to define, assess and address health issues facing individuals and communities. The program is public health focused, and includes: health promotion and education, global health, epidemiology, health communication, and understanding the US health care systems.
Career-directed electives, prerequisites for graduate school, research with a faculty mentor, an optional minor or certificate can be incorporated into the four-year degree. The program provides the added flexibility of online course options.
View major requirements for the B.S. in Health Sciences in the University of Vermont Catalogue.
The UVM Health Sciences program (B.S) is an applicant for accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health. The accreditation review will address the Health Sciences B.S. Other degrees and areas of study offered by this institution will not be included in the unit of accreditation review. Learn more >>