Post Master's Nursing Certification Program

Description Objectives Curriculum Experience Next Steps

Tuition Credits for graduation Time to Complete
Academic Year 2017-2018
31-39 semester hours 1-2 years

Program Description

With the current shortage of nurses, the need for advanced practice nurses who are prepared in multiple specialties is high. The Regis Post Master's Nursing Certificate Program offers opportunities for you to build upon your clinical skills and knowledge, allowing you to explore new professional directions.

This program is offered in two convenient formats


Program Objectives

For master’s prepared nurses seeking nursing certification or current nurse practitioners seeking an additional area of concentration, the Regis Post Master’s Certificate will prepare you to sit for certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, or Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner with a primary care focus.



Working with a faculty member, program director, the Associate Dean of the School of Nursing, you will develop a personal curriculum plan based on the specialty. Courses are offered during the day, in the evening, on weekends, and during the summer and can be taken full- or part-time. The number of courses varies based on the student's educational preparation.

Summer I 2018 Courses

Summer II 2018 Courses

Fall 2018 Courses

Coursework includes:

  • Care of the Childbearing Woman
  • Nursing Leadership
  • Primary Care of the Family

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Gaining Experience

Holding additional nursing certification will prepare you to increase your current role or pursue additional avenues in you nursing career. Recent graduates are currently working at Cambridge Health Alliance, Beth Israel Deaconess, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.


Next Steps

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Candidates for the program are master’s prepared nurses who want additional certification for career advancement

Application requirements:

  • Completed application form and all transcripts
  • Personal statement; Resume; two letters of recommendation
  • Interview with the Program Director
  • A history of an unemcumbered registered nurse license is required
  •  A nursing student who has previously been enrolled in a nursing program in another college/university must submit, as part of their application, a letter from the dean or director of the nursing program indicating that they left in good standing


Contact Information


Admissions Counselor

Donna Papapietro
College Hall 215

Additional Information

Regis College Master's Programs