Accelerated 16 month B.S. in Nursing for Non-Nurse College Graduates

Description Objectives Curriculum Experience Next Steps

Tuition Credits for graduation Time to Complete
$1,150 /credit
Academic Year 2017-2018
60 semester hours 16 months full-time

Program Description

Nurses are on the frontlines of our healthcare system. As the population ages and the demand for better healthcare increases, the need for registered nurses is expected to soar. If you are looking to become a nurse and already hold a bachelor’s degree in a non-nurse subject, our accelerated nursing degree program will allow you to earn your BS in Nursing and become a Registered Nurse in just 16 months.


Program Objectives

The Accelerated BS in Nursing at Regis prepares you to sit for the NCLEX examination and work as a Registered Nurse. Training includes:

  • Classwork that prepares you with skills needed in the care setting
  • Clinical placement that provides valuable hands-on experience



This is a full-time program, with a combination of day and evening courses. Rigorous coursework and clinical experience train you for a career in nursing. Prerequisites* do not need to be completed at the time of application, but must be finished before starting the program with a C or better.

Spring 2018 Pre-requisite Course Offerings

Fall 2017 Prerequisite Course Offerings

*Physical Science Pre-requisites must be completed within 7 years of the start of the program.

Coursework includes:

  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Complex Care Nursing

Spring Curriculum Plan

Fall Curriculum Plan


Gaining Experience

The required clinical placements allow you to apply classroom learning in a clinical setting, learn from professionals working in the field, and build your professional network. Recent placements include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Franciscan Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital.


Next Steps

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The Accelerated BS in Nursing for Non-Nurses is designed for students with a previous bachelor’s degree in a non-nurse subject.

Application requirements:

  • Completed application form; transcripts from undergraduate degree and all prerequisite courses
  • Undergraduate and prerequisites GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Resume; Statement of Purpose; two letters of recommendation
  • Interview with the Program Director may be required


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