Health Sciences Online Degree Completion Program

UVM’s online Health Sciences degree completion program is designed for undergraduates and working adults who have completed at least one year of college or an associate degree but who have not previously completed a baccalaureate degree. This unique program prepares students for non-clinical careers in a variety of healthcare fields through a core curriculum that integrates social, behavioral and analytical areas of health science. Students can choose a concentration in public or interdisciplinary health and tailor the program to their interests and goals. The program emphasizes field experience through formal internships, research, and local or global service.

Depending on the electives or minor chosen, students may pursue health-related interests in a variety of fields. Jobs available to Health Sciences graduates include health care administration, analysis, and program planning; patient and family advocacy; health science writing; community health work; and work for non-governmental organizations such as the American Red Cross.  Graduates are also competitively positioned for advanced study in public health, health sciences, journalism or the health professions.

Jobs available to health sciences graduates include:

  • Health care analyst/program planner/administrator
  • Patient/family advocate
  • Health promotion educator
  • Medical/public health writer


Tuition rates for the academic year are published online each semester. Follow the link on the Student Financial Services website for more information.

These tuition rates apply to the courses offered in the Health Sciences Online Degree Completion. Residency information.


on the Blog

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria a Growing Threat to Public Health

Amid the extensive coverage of a growing Ebola epidemic last fall came news that President Obama had signed an executive order to combat what could become an even more invasive world health threat: antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

Read More.