Prepare to play a critical role in the future of health care.

Why Choose Regis for your online MSN to DNP?

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Complete in 24-36* months

Transfer credits accepted

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Apply with no GRE/GMAT

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Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) offered**

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First DNP program in the Boston Area

*Nurse Faculty Loan Program is offered to qualified students accepted into MSN-DNP Nurse Education program.
**Applicable for MSN to DNP Nurse Education students

“I’ve been able to apply the knowledge gained from the DNP program to my teaching job. I’ve utilized different learning and teaching theories in the classroom and also incorporated cultural competence into my teaching practice.”

Oluwatoyin Okafor

Online MSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice, Nurse Education Program

Demand is growing for nurse leaders as the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) has made advanced nursing education a priority. Both the AACN and the Institute of Medicine’s “Future of Nursing” report recommend doubling the number of doctorally prepared nurses by 2025.

Get a head start with an online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) from Regis. Here, you’ll receive a doctoral-level education in evidence-based practice and get to choose from one of eight in-demand specializations. We offer four entry paths into the program – MSN NP to DNP, MSN NP to DNP (second specialization), MSN NP to DNP (Doctorate only) and MSN to DNP bridge program. A DNP prepares you to lead change in health care delivery, improve patient outcomes, and educate future generations of nurses.

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MSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice 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)
Learn to diagnose and treat critical medical conditions in adults in an acute care setting. Learn advanced diagnostics, pathophysiology, and more.

Nurse Leadership
Study informatics, regulatory issues, organizational structures, and more for director, management, and executive positions.

Nurse Education
Learn to educate the next generation of nurses through courses focusing on curriculum development, simulation, online pedagogy and evaluating outcomes.

Regis College offers Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) to qualified students accepted into MSN-DNP Nurse Education track. Loan recipients may get up to 85% of their loan cancelled.

New England Commission of Higher Education

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

The Princeton Review

Among The Princeton Review’s
“Best Regional Colleges”

Fastest Growing College in the U.S. Top 25

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