VERMONT NURSING LICENSE

Important Note: Nursing licensure and practice requirements are subject to change. Nursing License Map makes its best effort to keep content accurate; however, the ultimate authority is your local state board of nursing. Be sure to confirm licensing requirements with the Vermont Board of Nursing before applying for licensure or renewal. Last updated: 11/30/2017

Education Requirements for Nursing Licenses in Vermont
Nursing Licenses in Vermont Master's Required?
Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM) Y
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Y
Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Y
Nurse Practitioner (NP) Y
Registered Nurse (RN) N
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) N
Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) N

Vermont Nursing Salary Average

Nursing Assistants: $28,620

Licensed Practical and Vocational Nurses: $46,790

Registered Nurses: $67,780

Nurse Practitioners: N/A

Salaries of nurse in Vermont can vary widely based on specialization. These figures are based on information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Learn more about Vermont nursing salaries.

Learn about education financing options for nurses on our nursing scholarships and financial aid page.

There are many paths to becoming a nurse in Vermont. The one you take will mostly depend on the type of nurse you’d like to become and your current or prospective level of education. The more education, the more opportunities you’ll have to choose where and how you pursue your career in nursing.

In addition to nursing salaries in Vermont, you’ll find information on acquiring and maintaining several types of Vermont nursing licenses on this page. We’re constantly making updates, but with the speed of change in healthcare, it’s sometimes difficult to stay current. If you have any comments on or suggestions for our information about nursing in Vermont, please let us know!

Compact State Status

Vermont is not a Nursing Licensure Compact State.

Prescriptive Authority in Vermont

In Vermont, Certified Nurse Practitioners, Certified Nurse Midwives, Clinical Nurse Specialists and Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists may apply for prescriptive authority of controlled substances under schedules II to V in collaboration with physicians.

Vermont Nursing Licensure Renewal

All Vermont nursing licenses expire biennially.

FEATURED ONLINE HEALTHCARE PROGRAMS


Nursing@Georgetown

Nursing@Georgetown is an academically rigorous, evidence-based program that culminates in a Master of Science degree in Nursing, delivered online by Georgetown University’s nationally ranked School of Nursing & Health Studies.

Nursing@Simmons

Nursing@Simmons is an online Family Nurse Practitioner program designed for currently licensed RNs who are at various stages of their career.

Nursing@USC

The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Department of Nursing offers an online Master of Science in Nursing program for aspiring family nurse practitioners through Nursing@USC.

MPH@Simmons

MPH@Simmons, the online Master of Public Health from Simmons College, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global level.

MPH@GW

An innovative online Master of Public Health program offered by the top-ranked Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University.

MHA@GW

Offered by the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, this online Executive Master of Health Administration program is designed for healthcare professionals who aspire to become leaders in their field.

HealthInformatics@GW

This online Master of Science in Management of Health Informatics and Analytics program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University enables graduates to improve the efficiency of health care organizations through the use of data and technology.

Sponsored Programs

Advanced Practice Registered NursingNurse Practitioner, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, Certified Nurse Midwife, Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing – in Vermont

Education
Graduate program with courses in advanced pathophysiology, advanced assessment and pharmacotherapeutics

Examination
Varies according to prerequisite national certification

Fees
Application: $75

Experience
Varies according to prerequisite national certification

Certification Required
Varies according to specialty area, but must include active Vermont Registered Nurse license

Renewal
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse licenses in Vermont expire biennially.

Additional Information
None

 

Registered Nurse (RN) in Vermont

Education
Approved Registered Nursing education program

Examination
National Council Licensure Examination

Fees

Application: $60

National Council Licensure Examination: $200

Experience
None

Renewal
Registered Nurse licenses in Vermont expire biennially.

Additional Information
None

 

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in Vermont

Education
Approved Licensed Practical Nursing educational program

Examination
National Council Licensure Examination

Fees

Application: $60

National Council Licensure Examination: $200

Experience
None

Renewal
Licensed Practical Nurse licenses in Vermont expire biennially.

Additional Information
None

Endorsement
Licensure through endorsement is available to Licensed Practical Nurses in Vermont.

 

Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) in Vermont

Education
Board-approved Nursing Assistant education program or equivalent

Examination
National Nurse Aide Assessment Program Examination

Fees

Application: $20

National Nurse Aide Assessment Examination: $130


Experience
None

Renewal
Licensed Nursing Assistant licenses in Vermont expire biennially.

Additional Information
None

Endorsement
Licensure through endorsement is available to Licensed Nursing Assistants in Vermont.

 

FEATURED ONLINE HEALTHCARE PROGRAMS


Nursing@Georgetown

Nursing@Georgetown is an academically rigorous, evidence-based program that culminates in a Master of Science degree in Nursing, delivered online by Georgetown University’s nationally ranked School of Nursing & Health Studies.

Nursing@Simmons

Nursing@Simmons is an online Family Nurse Practitioner program designed for currently licensed RNs who are at various stages of their career.

Nursing@USC

The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work Department of Nursing offers an online Master of Science in Nursing program for aspiring family nurse practitioners through Nursing@USC.

MPH@Simmons

MPH@Simmons, the online Master of Public Health from Simmons College, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global level.

MPH@GW

An innovative online Master of Public Health program offered by the top-ranked Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University.

MHA@GW

Offered by the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University, this online Executive Master of Health Administration program is designed for healthcare professionals who aspire to become leaders in their field.

HealthInformatics@GW

This online Master of Science in Management of Health Informatics and Analytics program from the Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University enables graduates to improve the efficiency of health care organizations through the use of data and technology.

Sponsored Programs