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    Making Clinical Conversations More Meaningful

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

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    Finding Affinity and Mentorship for BIPOC Nursing and Medical Students at UVM

    Prof. Miller Celestin and Dr. Anisha Rimal created a program to promote community and build interprofessional skills among BIPOC nursing and medical students, faculty, and staff. Read more >>

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    Award-Winning Study Reveals Trauma Autistic Women Face During Childbirth

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

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    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. Read more >>


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    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. Read more >>

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.