Impacting a much bigger picture

College of Nursing and Health Sciences graduate and postgraduate programs are designed to meet society's need for interdisciplinary health care professionals who provide holistic, patient- and family-centered services.

Communication Sciences and Disorders M.S.

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Speech-Language Pathology - the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of speech, sound, language, voice, fluency and swallowing disorders, was named #6 Best Healthcare Job for 2020 by U.S. News & World Report. UVM's SLP program is ranked among U.S. News' 2021 Best Graduate Schools. View program page >>

Interprofessional Health Sciences Ph.D.

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The Ph.D. in Interprofessional Health Sciences leads to an academic or research-based role positioned to restructure health care in ways that prioritize interprofessional research. View program page >>

Medical Laboratory Science M.S.

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Named one of the 100 Best Careers of 2019 by U.S. News & World Report, medical laboratory scientists provide critical information to patients and providers in health care settings, from diagnosing COVID-19 to developing new technology for disease detection and cancer treatment. View program page >>

Nursing M.S., D.N.P.

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Become a clinical nurse leader or nurse practitioner - currently ranked the fourth best job and a top-paying career, according to U.S. News & World Report. UVM offers direct-entry into clinical nurse leader and direct-entry D.N.P. options for applicants with a non-nursing background. View program page >>

Physical Activity and Wellness Science M.S.

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Become an expert in physical activity programming - a standard of care in the treatment of obesity, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cancer, and mental health concerns – in this one-year master’s program. View program page >>

Physical Therapy D.P.T.

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More than 60,000 new physical therapist jobs are expected to open up in the next decade, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics – and PT ranks #10 in Best Healthcare Jobs. UVM's D.P.T. program is among U.S. News' 2021 Best Graduate Schools. View progam page >>