You have a passion for top-notch care, and you’re ready to do more.

Why Choose Regis for your Online DNP Degree?

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Complete coursework 100% online

Apply with no GRE/GMAT

Transfer credits accepted

First DNP program in Boston area

Qualify to sit for NP certification exams

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Nurse Faculty Loan Program offered*

*NFLP is offered to qualified students accepted into MSN-DNP Nurse Education program.

“Now with all the knowledge I am acquiring at Regis College, I will be adding nursing research to my future plan as a doctorate-prepared health care professional.”

Blandine Yacinthus

Online Doctor of Nursing Practice PMHNP Program

Today’s nurse leaders are asked to do more than ever before. That’s why the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) has called for a doctoral-level education to become the requirement for advanced practice nursing.

Earning an online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Regis College can put nurses like you at the forefront of your profession. Get ahead of the curve by advancing your capabilities in health care management, patient care, leadership, and nursing education.

Our Doctor of Nursing Practice program offers two entry points:

Online MSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice

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If you already have your MSN, you can earn your Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and enhance your knowledge of patient care, policies, and procedures and learn to teach the next generation of nurses.

  • Choose from four entry paths: MSN to DNP NP, MSN to DNP (second NP specialization), MSN to DNP (doctorate only) & MSN to DNP bridge program
  • 3 start times per year (Fall, Spring, Summer)
  • Eight concentrations offered:
    • Pediatrics (PNP)
    • Family (FNP)
    • Psychiatric Mental Health (PMHNP)
    • Women’s Health (WHNP)
    • Adult Gerontology – Primary Care (AGPCNP)
    • Adult Gerontology – Acute Care (AGACNP)
    • Nurse Education
    • Nurse Leadership
  • Complete in 24 – 36 months (up to 44 months for MSN to DNP bridge program)

Online BSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice

By 2025, AACN has called for a doctoral level (DNP) education to become the requirement for advanced practice nursing. If you are a BSN credentialed RN, you can earn your DNP and position yourself to take on a high-level role in health care.

  • 3 start times per year (Fall, Spring, Summer)
  • Choose from six concentrations:
    • Pediatrics (PNP)
    • Family (FNP)
    • Psychiatric Mental Health (PMHNP)
    • Women’s Health (WHNP)
    • Adult Gerontology – Primary Care (AGPCNP)
    • Adult Gerontology – Acute Care (AGACNP)
  • Complete in as few as 40 months

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Ways to Save on Your Tuition

Employee Discounts
Regis partner employees can receive a discount on their tuition. Find out if your employer is a partner.

Federal & Military Discounts
Federal government employees as well as active and reserve military and veterans are eligible for a 15% discount on tuition. Find out more.

Alumni Discounts
Regis alumni who have received a previous degree from Regis are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition. Speak to an advisor for more information.

Financial Aid
We are here to support you through the process. Speak to an advisor to learn more.

Graduate Assistantship
Earn financial aid helping fellow students while also gaining valuable professional skills. Get more details.

Regis discounts cannot be combined with any other discount or scholarship offered by Regis. Some exceptions may apply.

Regis College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education

Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

Designated as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing 2008-2020

Among The Princeton Review’s
“Best Regional Colleges”

Ranked among the Top 25 Fastest-Growing Colleges by The Business Journals