Online Post-Master’s Certificates

At this point in your career, you know where your skills and interests lie. Now all you need is a direct path forward to your goals. At Regis College, you can earn a post-master’s certificate in nursing online to not just prepare for career advancement as a nurse practitioner, but to also expand services in areas you’re truly passionate about.

Why Regis

Designed for both MSN graduates and MSN prepared NPs

100% online, flexible learning environment

Focus your certificate in one of six NP specialties

Transfer credits accepted

At Regis, we offer two specific entry points for earning your certificate, allowing you to enhance your knowledge and explore new professional benefits. Choose from six certificate options: Pediatric NP, Family NP, Psychiatric Mental Health NP, Women’s Health NP, Adult Gerontology – Primary Care NP, and Adult Gerontology – Acute Care NP.

Entry One: MSN to NP

  • 37-40 credit hours depending on specialization
  • 3-credit courses on an 16 week semester schedule
  • NP clinicals taken in two 8-credit courses
  • Complete in as few as 20 months
  • Final curriculum is determined by transcript review
  • Qualify to sit for certification exams depending on your chosen specialization

Entry Two: MSN with NP Specialty

  • As few as 19 – 22 credit hours to complete depending on specialization
  • 3-credit courses on an 16 week semester schedule
  • NP clinicals taken in two 8-credit courses
  • Complete in as few as 12 months

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

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

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