• Making Clinical Conversations More Meaningful

    Professor Elise Tarbi's research can help clinicians connect with patients facing serious illness and the end of life. 

  • A Promise to Heal

    The Department of Nursing's annual White Coat Ceremony is a rite of passage that marks the commencement of undergraduate and direct-entry graduate students’ nursing careers.

  • U.S. News & World Report Ranks UVM Nursing Among Nation’s Top Graduate Programs

    Rankings are based on program excellence and quality of faculty, research, and students. Read more >>

  • Professor Jason Garbarino Earns Kroepsch-Maurice Teaching Honor

    Dr. Garbarino received the University of Vermont’s Kroepsch-Maurice Excellence in Teaching Award for his innovation, creativity, and community-building in the classroom.



  • Award-Winning Study Reveals Trauma Autistic Women Face During Childbirth

    Research by Dr. Laura Foran Lewis points to a need for more inclusive care.


  • Health Declining in U.S. Northeast During Pandemic

    Research by Dr. Jennifer Laurent and colleagues reveals increased anxiety, depression, weight gain, substance use, chronic disease, missed medications and food insecurity. Read more >>

  • Vaccines By Air, By Sea

    Claire Geldhof ’11 goes the distance to administer vaccines among residents of tiny, coastal Alaska towns that would otherwise go uninoculated. Full story >>

Humans for humankind.

A holistic and humanistic discipline that draws from behavioral, natural, and nursing sciences, professional nursing at the University of Vermont is presented as both a science and an art.

About our Program

Students benefit from an interdisciplinary education that integrates clinical practice through simulation and real-world experience, guided by expert faculty clinicians in a premier academic medical center and facilities around the region. Our affiliation with the University of Vermont Health Network - a six-hospital system that includes a Level 1 Trauma Center, children's hospital and cancer center - creates a unique network among medical, nursing and other health sciences professionals that offers unparalleled experience beyond the classroom.

Information Sessions

Attend a prospective transfer or graduate student information session to learn more about paths to Nursing at UVM.

State-By-State Licensure Disclosure

The University of Vermont has outlined general requirements for licensure in each state and territory.


The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master's degree program in nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice program and post-graduate APRN certificate program at the University of Vermont are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (http://www.ccneaccreditation.org). The Office of Professional Regulation in the Vermont Secretary of State's office governs Vermont licensure requirements.