Online Master of Science in Nursing

Why Regis for your online Master of Science in Nursing?

100% online, flexible learning environment

Qualify to sit for NP certification exams

Complete in as few as 28 – 36 months

Exceed national average NP pass rates*

Flexible entry paths: ADN/BSN/Bachelor’s to MSN

Transfer credits accepted

*Based on Regis online and on-campus NP exam pass rates

Learn how to drive positive change in your role through increased specialization, enhanced autonomy, and prescriptive authority as an advanced practice nurse.

The online MSN is a virtual extension of our highly regarded on-campus program, one of the largest nurse practitioner programs in Massachusetts. At Regis College, we work directly with active nursing professionals to provide an educational experience rooted in today’s prevailing medical practices, while also imparting the critical thinking skills necessary to excel as a nurse practitioner and make a real difference in the field. At Regis, our student NP pass rates exceed the national average in most specialized areas of practice.

Calendar

Length: 28-36 months
Total Credits: 46-64 (64 for PMHNP concentration)

Application Deadlines:
Spring: 11/22/2021

Upcoming Start Dates:
Spring: 01/04/2022

Apply Now

Online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Specializations

Pediatrics (PNP)

Focus on a variety of health needs and issues in an outpatient, primary care or pediatric setting.

Family (FNP)

Develop skills and knowledge to deliver family-focused care.

Psychiatric Mental Health (PMHNP)

Use contemporary psychotherapy modalities and knowledge of psycho-pharmacology to provide care to mental health clients.

Women’s Health (WHNP)

Learn to provide primary care services and address reproductive concerns of women at all life stages.

Adult Gerontology – Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (AGPCNP)

Learn to provide primary care about chronic illness and aging, including polypharmacy management and end-of-life considerations. Formerly referred to as AGNP.

Adult Gerontology – Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP)

Diagnose and treat critical medical conditions in adults in an acute care setting. Learn advanced diagnostics, pathophysiology, and more.

5 reasons to earn your online MSN

#1

You have a passion for top-notch clinical care.

#2

Become a strong advocate for your patients and the profession.

#3

Gain more autonomy in your role and provide direct patient care.

#4

More financial and professional stability in your career.

#5

Great ROI—the average salary for a Nurse Practitioner is $111,680*

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

“My expectations were far exceeded as far as the knowledge and skills I developed, which now allow me to have confidence that I am providing the best care possible to my patients.”

Jessica Lebel

Online Master of Science in Nursing Program (PNP)

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for this program, students must meet the following qualifications:

Registered Nurse with Associate Degree Entry or Registered Nurse with Non-Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Entry:

  • An Associate Degree in Nursing or a non-nursing bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA preferred
  • Active unencumbered RN license
  • Complete 15 bridge credit hours with a B or better
  • Must complete a college-level statistics course prior to the start of classes
  • For RNs with associate degree in nursing, general education courses may be required, depending on student’s prior undergraduate coursework

Registered Nurse with Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Entry (BSN to MS in Nursing)

  • A Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA preferred
  • Active unencumbered RN license
  • Must complete a college-level statistics course prior to the start of classes

Application Requirements

You can begin your application process today. To get started you will need to submit the following:

  • Application form
  • Proof of active unencumbered RN license
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions
  • Current resume
  • Statement of purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation

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.

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.

Qualify to Sit for Certification Exams

Completing the online Master of Science in Nursing program can help you sit for exams from the following certification boards (based on your chosen specialty):

  • The American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • American Association of Nurse Practitioners
  • Pediatric Nursing Certification Board
  • American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  • American Association of Critical-Care Nurses
  • National Certification Corporation

Ready for your next step?

Ranked #16 Master of Science in Nursing programs

Master’s Programs Guide ranked Regis #16 in 50 Best Online Master of Science in Nursing Programs.

Regis College is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (formerly the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.)

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