Online MSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice Curriculum

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Experience an Expertly Crafted Curriculum Taught by Our Supportive Faculty.

We’re here to educate and support you. With several degrees of student support, no GRE requirements, and a flexible learning environment, we’re breaking down barriers that often prevent bright minds from reaching their full potential in advanced practice. Your online MSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice starts with four entry points:

 

MSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice (1st Specialization)

  • Master’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution and accredited nursing program
  • Active unencumbered RN license
  • You might have to take additional courses as part of the program

MSN NP to Doctor of Nursing Practice (2nd Specialization)

  • Master’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution and accredited nursing program
  • Active unencumbered RN license
  • Proof of NP certification
  • You might have to take additional courses as part of the program

MSN NP to Doctor of Nursing Practice (Doctorate Only)

  • Master’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution and accredited nursing program
  • Active unencumbered RN license
  • Proof of NP certification
  • You might have to take additional courses as part of the program

MSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice Bridge Program

  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Master’s degree in a relevant health care field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Active unencumbered RN license
  • You might have to take additional courses as part of the program

Core Curriculum Includes:

NU 710 Informatics in Health Care
NU 713 Epidemiology/Biostatistics
NU 716 Cultural Perspectives in Health Care
NU 726 Advanced Research Methods for EBP I
NU 727 Advanced Research Methods for EBP II
NU 740 Scholarly DNP Project I
NU 741 Scholarly DNP Project II
NU 742 Scholarly DNP Project III
NU 743 Scholarly DNP Project IV
NU 650 Advanced Health Assessment (64 clinical hours)

Concentration Areas

  • Pediatrics (PNP)
  • Family (FNP)
  • Psychiatric Mental Health (PMHNP)
  • Women’s Health (WHNP)
  • Adult Gerontology – Primary Care (AGPCNP)
  • Nurse Education

Bridge Program (Entry Four) Courses

HP 601 Health Ethics and Law
NU 605 Concepts in Nurse Leadership
HP 609 Health Policy, Politics and Perspectives
NU 631 The Scientific Inquiry for Evidence-Based Practice

Concentration Courses*

Pediatrics (PNP)

NU 664A Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Child I
NU 664A-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Child I (300 Clinical Hours)
NU 665A Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Child II
NU 665A-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Child II (300 Clinical Hours)

Elective
Select one: NU 635 Complementary Therapy, NU 661, NU 643, or NU 670 – 24 field work hours)

Psychiatric Mental Health (PMHNP)

NU 643 Advanced Psychopharmacology
NU 646 Theory and Practice of Contemporary Psychotherapies
NU 664C Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Psychiatric Mental Health Client I
NU 664C-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Psychiatric Mental Health Client I (300 Clinical Hours)
NU 665C Clinical ConcentrationCourse – Primary Care of the Psychiatric Mental Health Client II
NU 665C-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Psychiatric Mental Health Client II (300 Clinical Hours)

Adult Gerontology - Primary Care (AGPCNP)**

HP 626 Political, Financial and Social Issues in Gerontology
NU 664E Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client I
NU 664E-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client I (300 Clinical Hours)
NU 665E Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client II
NU 665E-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client II (300 Clinical Hours)

Family (FNP)

NU 664B Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Family I
NU 664B-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Family I (300 Clinical Hours)
NU 665B Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Family II
NU 665B-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Family II (300 Clinical Hours)

Elective
Select one: NU 635 Complementary Therapy, NU 661, NU 643, NU 670 – 24 field work hours, or HP 626

Nurse Education

NU 636 Instructional Methods in Nursing Education (24 field work hours)
NU 637 Assessment and Evaluation in Nursing Education (24 field work hours)
NU 656 Introduction to Simulation in Nurse Education (24 field work hours)
NU 670 Seminar in Teaching and Learning Nurse Educators (24 field work hours)
NU 677 Online Instruction and Course Facilitation (24 field work hours)
NU 678 Online Development and Teaching Strategies (24 field work hours)

Women’s Health (WHNP)

NU 664D Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Woman I
NU 664D-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Woman I (300 Clinical Hours)
NU 665D Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Woman II
NU 665D-X Clinical Concentration Seminar – Primary Care of the Woman II (300 Clinical Hours)
NU 661 Care of the Childbearing Woman

*You might have to take additional courses as part of the program.
**Formerly referred to as AGNP

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Tuition and Fees

$895

Per credit hour

$75

Application fee

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”