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

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Description Objectives Curriculum Experience Next Steps

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

Program Description

For non-nurse college graduates who want to pursue a nursing career, our Regis North Campus located in Lawrence, MA provides an industry-leading BSN program in an accelerated format allowing you to graduate in just 16 months. Taught by faculty from Regis' main campus, you will graduate from one of the region's top nursing programs with the skills and clinical experience to excel as a nurse.

Nurses are on the frontlines of our healthcare system. Nursing continues to be one of the fastest growing and highly sought after occupations. At Regis North, we can prepare you to help fill that industry demand. With clinical placements throughout Massachusetts, including downtown Boston and regionally in the Merrimack Valley, our students become versatile and while building a large professional network.


Program Objectives

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

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



Through rigorous coursework and clinical experiences, this full-time program trains 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

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

Coursework includes:

  • Clinical Pharmacology
  • Pathophysiology
  • Complex Care Nursing


Gaining Experience

The required clinical placements allow you to take what you learned in the classroom and apply it directly to a clinical setting. You will gain experience in the field by learning from professionals, creating a professional network, and interacting with patients. The goal of Regis North is to provide you with a well-rounded experience, which is why clinical placements happen at hospitals in both the Merrimack Valley and in downtown Boston.


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.  Apply Now to take the next step in this high demand field.

Preferred Admission Application Deadline - April 1st, 2018

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

Attend the January 24th Accelerated Nursing Information Session

Attend a information session

Date: January 24, 2018
Time: 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Location: El-Hefni Allied Health Center, Rm LC301, 414 Common St, Lawrence, MA 01840




Contact Information

Donna Papapietro


Additional Information

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