Online Master of Science in Nursing Curriculum

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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. Our inclusive approach to the online Master of Science in Nursing starts with 3 entry points:

 

Associate Degree in Nursing to MSN

  • Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program
  • Must complete a college-level statistics course prior to the start of classes
  • Complete 4 bridge courses with a B or better
  • Active unencumbered RN license
  • General Education courses may be required, depending on student’s prior undergraduate coursework

Non-Nursing Bachelor’s to MSN

  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
  • Must complete a college-level statistics course prior to the start of classes
  • Active unencumbered RN license
  • General Education courses may be required, depending on student’s prior undergraduate coursework

Bachelor of Science in Nursing to MSN

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program
  • Must complete a college-level statistics course prior to the start of classes
  • Active unencumbered RN license

Core MSN courses include*

NU 304 Health Assessment
NU 403 Evidence for Nursing Practice
NU 404 Concepts and Challenges in Professional Practice
NU 510 Community-Based Nursing Community-Based Nursing (60 clinical hours and community assessment)
NU 601 Nursing Theory
NU 605 Concepts in Nurse Leadership
NU 606 Advanced Pathophysiology
NU 629 Health Promotion - Disease Prevention
NU 631 The Scientific Inquiry for Evidence-Based Practice
HP 609 Health Policy, Politics and Perspectives
NU 641 Advanced Clinical Pharmacology
NU 650 Advanced Health Assessment (64 clinical hours)
NU 668 Roles and Issues in APN

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 – NU 635 Complementary Therapy or one of the following electives (NU661, NU643, or NU670 – 24 field work 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 – NU 635 Complementary Therapy or one of the following electives (NU661, NU643, HP626 or NU670 – 24 field work hours)

Psychiatric Mental Health (PMHNP)

NU 646 Theory and Practice of Contemporary Psychotherapies
NU 643 Advanced Psychopharmacology
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)

Women's Health (WHNP)

NU 661 Care of the Childbearing Woman
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)

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)

Adult Gerontology - Acute Care (AGACNP)

NU 655 Acute and Critical Care Pharmacology
NU 664F Clinical Concentration Course: Acute and Critical Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client I
NU 664F-X Clinical Concentration Seminar: Acute and Critical Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client I (300 Clinical Hours)
NU 665F Clinical Concentration Course: Acute and Critical Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client II
NU 665F-X Clinical Concentration Seminar: Acute and Critical Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client II (300 Clinical Hours)

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

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Tuition fees

$990

Per credit hour

$100-$300

Estimated cost of textbooks per course

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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