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 the six 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.Get Curriculum Info »
MSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice Specializations
Focus on a variety of health needs and issues in an outpatient, primary care or pediatric setting.
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.
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.
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
Among The Princeton Review’s
“Best Regional Colleges”