Nursing Leadership Program

Description Objectives Curriculum Experience Next Steps

Tuition Credits for graduation Time to Complete
$1,095 /credit
Academic Year 2017-2018
42 semester hours 2-3 years

Program Description

Jobs in Nursing Leadership are expected to grow

With an aging population in our society and the belief that current nurses are expected to retire in the coming decade, the demand for nurse leaders is greater than ever. Regis’ Master of Science in Nursing Leadership offers four tracks designed to prepare you for advanced practice nursing with the skills needed to meet the challenges of healthcare management.


Program Objectives

Core coursework and select required courses for each specialty track provide you with a wide range of learning outcomes designed to cultivate leadership and management skills.

Master of Science in Nursing Tracks:



All students in the Nurse Leadership program take a core set of courses, as well as those in their specialty track.

Coursework includes

  • Nursing Theory
  • Concepts in Nursing Leadership
  • Economics of Healthcare


Gaining Experience

The required mentorship allows you to apply classroom learning in a professional setting where you will develop your skills, learn from professionals working in the field, and build your professional network. Recent placements include Partners HealthCare - Brigham and Women's Hospital, Faulkner Hospital, and Joslin Diabetes Center. Recent graduates are currently working at Boston Children’s Hospital, Arbour Health Systems, and the Boston Medical Center.


Next Steps

Two graduate courses from the following three courses may be taken at Regis prior to applying and/or being accepted to the program:

  • NU 601 - Nursing Theory
  • NU 605 - Concepts in Nursing Leadership
  • HP 609 - Health Policy, Politics, and Perspectives

Please contact the graduate admission office at 781-768-7330 or for more information. Completion of the two courses does not guarantee acceptance.

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The Master of Science in Nursing Leadership is designed for students with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Application requirements

  • Completed application form; transcripts from undergraduate degree and all prerequisite courses
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required; completed prerequisites
  • Resume; Statement of Purpose; two letters of recommendation
  • Interview
  • A history of an unencumbered registered nurse license is required

Please note that the GRE is NOT required for the Master of Science in Nursing Leadership program.


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