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RN to BS


Advance Your Degree...Advance Your Career

Today’s nurses practice in dynamic, complex environments, and baccalaureate-prepared nurses have enhanced employment options, job satisfaction, autonomy, and earning potential. The University of Vermont’s RN to B.S. Program, a partnership between the Department of Nursing and Continuing and Distance Education, gives working registered nurses the opportunity to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at UVM. Eight of the nine courses are online, and one five-day intensive summer course is on campus in UVM’s simulation lab.

RN to BS Program advantages include:

  • Online courses designed for working RNs
  • Credits for previous nursing education and licensure
  • Transfer of non-nursing courses from other colleges
  • Individualized academic advising
  • University tuition payment plan available
  • Accreditation by the Commission on College Nursing Education

Career Spotlight

The Master of Public Health (MPH) degree is a 42-credit online graduate program that helps you explore public health and policy issues while gaining a strong foundation in population health sciences. Our program leads to a Generalist MPH degree focused on excellence in Environmental Public Health; Quantitative Public Health Sciences; and Health Policy, Leadership, and Advocacy.

You can complete the program in two years (full-time) or up to five years (part-time). Whether you want to learn more about public health issues or seek a career in health care, research, or public health, our program can help further your goals by teaching you to: