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Nurse Practitioner Degree
Master of Science in Nurse Practitioner
|Tuition||Credits for graduation||Time to Complete|
|$1,095/credit||46-49 semester hours||2 years|
A shortage of primary care physicians, coupled with an aging population and a greater emphasis of wellness care has increased the demand for nurse practitioners. Working in hospitals, clinics and private practice, NPs perform physical examinations, provide health and wellness advice and write prescriptions. The Regis Master of Science in Nursing – Nurse Practitioner degree prepares you for this vital role in patient care.
The Regis MS Nurse Practitioner prepares you to sit for certification in one of the following five primary care nurse practitioner tracks.
- Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Psychiatric-Mental Health Practitioner
- Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
- Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner
All students in the nurse practitioner program take a set of core courses as well as those in their specialty track.
- Advanced Pathophysiology
- Nursing Theory
- Health Policy, Politics, and Perspectives
Clinical placements provide the opportunity to learn from professionals working in a clinical setting. Recent placements include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Franciscan Hospital Rosie’s Place. Graduates of this program are currently working at Mass General Hospital, Tufts Medical Center and the Veterans Administration.
Master of Science Nurse Practitioner is designed for students with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
- Completed application form; transcripts from undergraduate degree and all prerequisites courses
- A minimum Undergraduate GPA of 3.0; completed prerequisite (Statistics)
- Resume; Statement of Purpose; two letters of recommendation
- Interview with the Program Director may be required
- A history of an unemcumbered registered nurse license is required
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