University of Vermont

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Best ProgramsAccredited On-campus Public

BSN   DNP   MSN   Post-grad Certificate  

  • Accreditations ACEN CCNE COA
  • Location(s) Vermont
  • Address 85 S Prospect St, Burlington, Vermont, 5405
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The College of Nursing and Health Sciences at the University of Vermont (UVM) offers a holistic and interdisciplinary nursing education that integrates clinical practice through simulation and real-world experience. The college is affiliated with the University of Vermont Health Network, providing students with unparalleled clinical opportunities.

Programs Offered

Undergraduate Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN): Prepares students for the NCLEX-RN licensure exam with comprehensive coursework and clinical experiences.

Graduate Programs

  • Direct Entry Master of Science (MS) for Non-Nursing Majors
  • Accelerated Master of Science (MS)
  • Direct Entry Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  • Postgraduate DNP
  • Postgraduate APRN Certificate

Accreditation and Approvals

The nursing programs at UVM are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The Office of Professional Regulation in the Vermont Secretary of State's office governs Vermont licensure requirements.

Highlights

  • State-of-the-Art Simulation Labs: UVM's nursing program features advanced simulation labs that provide realistic clinical scenarios, enhancing student learning and preparing them for real-world healthcare environments.
  • Unique Clinical Opportunities: The affiliation with the University of Vermont Health Network, a six-hospital system including a Level 1 Trauma Center, children's hospital, and cancer center, offers students extensive clinical experience beyond the classroom.
  • Research and Community Engagement: UVM nursing faculty and students engage in research and community initiatives that address healthcare needs and improve patient outcomes. The program promotes humanistic and holistic nursing practices.
  • Real-World Experience: Students gain extensive real-world experience through clinical placements in diverse healthcare settings. These experiences are crucial for developing practical skills and confidence in nursing practice.

Career Opportunities

Graduates from the UVM College of Nursing and Health Sciences are well-prepared for various roles in the healthcare field, including:

  • Registered Nurses (RNs)
  • Nurse Practitioners (NPs)
  • Nurse Educators
  • Nurse Researchers
  • Healthcare Leaders

The strong educational foundation and extensive clinical experience provided by UVM ensure that graduates are highly competitive in the job market.

Supportive Learning Environment

UVM offers a supportive learning environment with resources such as academic advising, financial aid, and career services. These resources help students succeed both academically and professionally.

Community Engagement

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences emphasizes community engagement, encouraging students to participate in initiatives that improve health outcomes and increase access to care in underserved areas.

Format & Tuition of Available Program

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