Program Details – Master of Science in Nursing

Tuition

  • $980 per credit hour
  • $100-$300 estimated cost of textbooks per course

Admission Requirements
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: http://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
    Registered Nurse with Associate Degree Entry (RN to MSN)
  • Associate 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
  • General Education courses may be required, depending on student’s prior undergraduate coursework

Registered Nurse with Non-Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Entry (BS to MSN)

  • Associate Degree in Nursing from an accredited nursing program
  • 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

Registered Nurse with Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree Entry (BSN 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
  1. Application Form
    All applicants must submit an online application form. Your personal Admissions Advisor will provide you the link to the online application form for Regis’ online Master of Science in Nursing programs, along with specific instructions on how to complete the application.
  2. Application Fee
    All applicants must submit a non-refundable application fee of $75 (payable online via secure server). The fee must be paid by credit card or electronic check before submission of the application. Applications submitted without an application fee will not be processed. Fees are subject to change without notice; the fee cannot be waived or deferred.
  3. Transcripts
    Applicants are required to provide official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions, or the international equivalent if applicable.
  4. Current Resume
    Submit online with application.
  5. Statement of Purpose
    Submit online with application. Describe career and professional goals and why you are applying to Regis College’s MS in Nursing program (500 word minimum). For more details, please speak to your personal Admissions Advisor before submitting your application.
  6. Recommendations
    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.

Curriculum Includes:

  • NU 304 Health Assessment
  • NU 403 Evidence for Nursing Practice
  • NU 404 Concepts and Challenges in Professional Practice
  • NU 510 Community-Based Nursing (60 clinical hours and community assessment)
  • NU 601 Nursing Theory
  • NU 605 Concepts in Nursing 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 for Advance Practice Nursing

MSN-PNP

  • NU 664A & 664A-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Child I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665A & 665A-X Clinical Concentration Course: 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)

MSN-FNP

  • NU 664B & 664B-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Family I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665B & 665B-X Clinical Concentration Course: 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)

MSN-PMHNP

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

MSN-WHNP

  • NU 661 Care of Childbearing Woman
  • NU 664D & 664D-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of Women I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665D & 665D-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of Women II (300 Clinical Hours)

MSN-AGNP

  • HP 626 Sociological, Political, and Economic Perspectives in Gerontology
  • NU 664E & 664E-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665E & 665E-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client II (300 Clinical Hours)

MSN-AGACNP

  • NU 655 Acute and Critical Care Pharmacology
  • NU 664G & 664GX Clinical Concentration Course: Acute and Critical Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665G & 665GX Clinical Concentration Course: Acute and Critical Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client II (300 Clinical Hours)

Program Details – Post-Master’s Nurse Practitioner Certificates

Tuition

  • $980 per credit hour
  • $165 Nursing Clinical fee for Castle Branch

Admission Requirements
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: http://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 Non-NP
  • RNs with a Master of Science in Nursing from a regionally accredited nursing program.

MSN with NP Specialty

  • Licensed, master’s-prepared nurse practitioners.
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Current Resume
    Submit online with application.
  4. 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.
  5. Recommendations
    Applicants must provide two letters of recommendation (to be uploaded directly by each reference) to the online application site.
  6. Entrance Examinations
    Standardized examinations not required.

There are two entry points to start your certificate program. Students from both entries points 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:

Curriculum Includes:

  • NU 606 Advanced Pathophysiology
  • NU 605 Concepts in Nursing Leadership
  • NU 629 Health Promotion-Disease Prevention
  • NU 641 Advanced Clinical Pharmacology
  • NU 650 Advanced Health Assessment (64 clinical hours)
  • NU 668 Roles and Issues for Advance Practice Nurses

Entry One: MSN NON-NP
POST-MSN PNP Certificate

  • NU 664A & 664A-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Child I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665A & 665A-X Clinical Concentration Course: 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)

POST-MSN FNP Certificate

  • NU 664B & 664B-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Family I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665B & 665B-X Clinical Concentration Course: 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)

POST-MSN PMHNP Certificate

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

POST-MSN WHNP Certificate

  • NU 661 Care of Childbearing Woman
  • NU 664D & 664D-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of Women I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665D & 665D-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of Women II (300 Clinical Hours)

POST-MSN AGNP Certificate

  • HP 626 Sociological, Political, and Economic Perspectives in Gerontology
  • NU 664E & 664E-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665E & 665E-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client II (300 Clinical Hours)

Entry Two: MSN WITH NP SPECIALTY

POST-MASTER’S NP to PMHNP Certificate

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

POST-MASTER’S NP to PNP Certificate

  • NU 664A & 664A-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Child I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665A & 665A-X Clinical Concentration Course: 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)

POST-MASTER’S NP to FNP Certificate

  • NU 664B & 664B-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Family I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665B & 665B-X Clinical Concentration Course: 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)

POST-MASTER’S NP to WHNP Certificate

  • NU 661 Care of Childbearing Woman
  • NU 664D & 664D-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of Women I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665D & 665D-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of Women II (300 Clinical Hours)

POST-MASTER’S NP to AGNP Certificate

  • HP 626 Sociological, Political, and Economic Perspectives in Gerontology
  • NU 664E & 664E-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665E & 665E-X Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client II (300 Clinical Hours)

Program Details – MSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice

Tuition

  • $875 per credit hour

Admission Requirements
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: http://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. Master’s Degree Requirement and Transcripts
    Master’s degree in nursing from any regionally accredited institution of higher education. Applicants are required to provide official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions, or the international equivalent if applicable. Proof of current unencumbered RN licensure is also required.
  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 MSN to DNP program, along with specific instructions on how to complete the application.
  3. Application Fee
    All applicants must submit a nonrefundable application fee of $65 (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 & DNP Project Proposal (Minimum 500 words per essay)
    Submit online with application. Describe career and professional goals and why you are applying to Regis College’s BSN to DNP program. To obtain essay guidelines, please speak to your Admissions Advisor before submitting your application.
  6. Recommendations
    Applicants must provide two letters of recommendation (to be uploaded directly by each reference) to the online application site.
  7. Verification of hours form
  8. Entrance Examinations
    Standardized examinations not required.

Curriculum includes:

  • NU 716 Cultural Perspectives in Health Care
  • NU 713 Epidemiology/Biostatistics
  • NU 726 Advanced Research Methods for EBP I
  • NU 710 Informatics in Healthcare
  • 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

Concentration Courses:

Adult Gerontology (AGNP)

  • HP 626 Sociological, Political and Economic Perspectives in Gerontology
  • NU 664E & NU 664E-X Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665E & NU 665E-X Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client II (300 Clinical Hours)

Family (FNP)

  • NU 664B & NU 664B-X Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Family I  (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665B & NU 665B-X Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Family II (300 Clinical Hours)
  • Elective – NU 635 Complementary Therapy or one of the following electives (NU 661, NU 643, HP 626, 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 & NU 664C-X Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Psychiatric Mental Health I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665C & NU 665C-X Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Psychiatric Mental Health II (300 Clinical Hours)

Pediatrics (PNP)

  • NU 664A & NU 664A-X Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Child I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665A & NU 665A-X Clinical Concentration Course – Primary Care of the Child II (300 Clinical Hours)
  • Elective – NU 635 Complementary Therapy or one of the following electives (NU 661, NU 643, or NU 670 – 24 field work hours)

Women’s Health (WHNP)

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

Nurse Education

  • NU 670 Seminar in Teaching and Learning for Nurse Educators (24 field work hours)
  • 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 677 Online Instruction and Course Facilitation (24 field work hours)
  • NU 678 Online Development and Teaching Strategies (24 field work hours)

Program Details – BSN to Doctor of Nursing Practice

Tuition

  • $875 per credit hour
  • $165 Nursing Clinical fee for Castle Branch

Admission Requirements
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: http://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. Undergraduate Degree Requirement and Transcripts
    Bachelor’s degree in nursing from any regionally accredited institution of higher education. Applicants are required to provide official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions, or the international equivalent if applicable. Proof of current unencumbered RN licensure is also required.
  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 BSN to DNP program, along with specific instructions on how to complete the application.
  3. Application Fee
    All applicants must submit a nonrefundable application fee of $65 (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 & DNP Project Proposal (Minimum 500 words per essay)
    Submit online with application. Describe career and professional goals and why you are applying to Regis College’s BSN to DNP program. To obtain essay guidelines, please speak to your Admissions Advisor before submitting your application.
  6. Recommendations
    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.

Curriculum includes:

  • NU601 Nursing Theory
  • NU605 Concepts in Nursing Leadership
  • NU629 Health Promotion – Disease Prevention
  • HP609 Health Policy, Politics and Perspectives
  • NU606 Advanced Pathophysiology
  • NU641 Advanced Clinical Pharmacology
  • NU650 Advanced Health Assessment (64 clinical hours)
  • NU623 Regulatory Issues: Nurse Leadership
  • NU668 Roles and Issues in APN
  • NU716 Cultural Perspectives in Health Care
  • NU713 Epidemiology / Biostatistics
  • NU726 Advanced Research Methods for EBP I
  • NU710 Informatics in Healthcare
  • NU727 Advanced Research Methods for EBP II
  • NU740 Scholarly DNP Project I
  • NU741 Scholarly DNP Project II
  • NU742 Scholarly DNP Project III
  • NU743 Scholarly DNP Project IV

Concentration Courses:

PNP

Choose 1 of 4*

  • NU 661* Care of the Childbearing Woman
  • NU 670* Teaching & Learning Seminar in Nurse Education (24 field work hours)
  • NU 635* Complementary Therapy
  • NU 643* Advanced Psychopharmacology
  • NU 664A & NU 664AX Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Child I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665A & NU 665AX  Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Child II (300 Clinical Hours)

AGNP

  • NU 664E & NU 664EX Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665E & NU 665EX Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client II (300 Clinical Hours)
  • HP 626    Sociological, Political, and Economic Perspectives in Gerontology

WHNP

  • NU 664D & NU 664DX Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Woman I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665D & NU 665DX Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Woman II (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 661 Care of the Childbearing Woman

PMHNP

  • NU 643 Psychopharmacology
  • NU 664C & NU 664CX Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Psychiatric Mental Health Client I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665C & NU 665CX Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Psychiatric Mental Health Client II (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 646 Theory and Practice of Contemporary Psychotherapies

FNP

Choose 1 of 5*

  • NU 661* Care of the Childbearing Woman
  • NU 670* Teaching & Learning Seminar in Nurse Education (24 field work hours)
  • NU 635* Complementary Therapy
  • NU 643* Advanced Psychopharmacology
  • HP 626* Sociological, Political, and Economic Perspectives in Gerontology
  • NU 664B & NU 664BX Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Family I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665B & NU 664BX Clinical Concentration Course: Primary Care of the Family II (300 Clinical Hours)

AGACNP

  • NU 655 Acute and Critical Care Pharmacology
  • NU 664G & NU 664GX Clinical Concentration Course: Acute and Critical Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client I (300 Clinical Hours)
  • NU 665G & NU 665GX Clinical Concentration Course: Acute and Critical Care of the Adult-Geriatric Client II (300 Clinical Hours)