Regis College, founded in 1927, is a multifaceted Catholic University in Greater Boston with 2,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students in the arts, sciences, and health professions devoted to engagement, service, and advancement in the global community. Regis College offers majors and graduate/professional programs to prepare students for in-demand fields such as nursing, health, public service, education, and business communication.
Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificates
Before being considered for admission, degree-seeking students should schedule an application appointment with their personal Admissions Advisor to discuss the application requirements and process. Schedule an appointment here: https://online.regiscollege.edu/vcita-nursing/. After your appointment, your Advisor will email you the application forms and link to Regis’ online application system, where you will submit the following forms and materials.
1. Specific to Point of Entry
MSN with NP Specialty
2. Application Form
All applicants must submit an online application form. Your Admissions Advisor will provide you the link to the online application form for Regis’ online nurse practitioner certificate programs, along with specific instructions about how to complete the application.
3. Application Fee
All applicants must submit a nonrefundable application fee of $75 (payable online via secure server). The fee must be paid by credit card or electronic check before application submission. Applications submitted without an application fee will not be processed. Fees are subject to change without notice; the fee cannot be waived or deferred.
4. Current Resume
Submit online with application.
5. Personal Statement
Submit online with application. Describe career and professional goals and why you are applying to Regis College’s nurse practitioner certificate program (500-word minimum). For more details, please speak to your Admissions Advisor before submitting your application.
Applicants must provide two letters of recommendation (to be uploaded directly by each reference) to the online application site.
7. Entrance Examinations
Standardized examinations not required.
There are two entry points to start your certificate program. Students who choose the first entry point are eligible to transfer two graduate courses. Those who select the second entry point are eligible for maximum transfer credits from a prior MSN. Depending on the specialization of your chosen certificate program, you will be presented with curriculum form these core and elective courses:
Entry One: MSN NON-NP
POST-MSN PNP Certificate
POST-MSN FNP Certificate
POST-MSN PMHNP Certificate
POST-MSN WHNP Certificate
POST-MSN AGNP Certificate
Entry Two: MSN WITH NP SPECIALTY
POST-MASTER’S NP to PMHNP Certificate
POST-MASTER’S NP to PNP Certificate
POST-MASTER’S NP to FNP Certificate
POST-MASTER’S NP to WHNP Certificate
POST-MASTER’S NP to AGNP Certificate
The Graduate Nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, ACEN and satisfies the requirements for nursing licensure in Massachusetts.
If you are considering an academic program that leads to a professional license in your state, it is highly recommended that you first seek guidance from the appropriate licensing agency in your home state BEFORE beginning the academic program located outside your state.
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