Master's Admission Requirements

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Application Requirements for

Please note that for many of our graduate programs, up to two graduate courses may be taken at Regis prior to applying and/or being accepted to the program. Please contact the graduate admission office at 781-768-7330 or graduatedepartment@regiscollege.edu for more information.*

*Does not apply to the Occupational Therapy program, Accelerated BS in Nursing program, and Accelerated BS/MS in Nursing program. Prerequisite courses for the Occupational Therapy program, Accelerated BS in Nursing program, and Accelerated BS/MS in Nursing program are offered throughout the year at Regis. Please contact the graduate admission office at 781-768-7330 or graduatedepartment@regiscollege.edu for more information.


Application Requirements for General Master's Programs

  1. Application, résumé and personal statement (describing your career goals and how you expect the Regis graduate program will assist you in meeting them)
  2. A GPA of 3.0 from previous coursework
  3. Official transcripts
  4. Recommendation letters from professors and/or supervisors
  5. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT)*
  6. A personal interview
  7. A non-refundable application fee of $65

* Applicants may have this requirement waived by attaining a grade of B- or higher in two graduate courses as a non-matriculated student at Regis. Please contact the graduate admission office at 781-768-7330 or graduatedepartment@regiscollege.edu for more information.

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Application Requirements for Master's Nursing Programs for Nurses

  1. Application, résumé and personal statement (describing your career goals and how you expect the Regis graduate program will assist you in meeting them)
  2. A GPA of 3.0 from previous coursework
  3. Official transcripts
  4. Two letters of recommendation; one must be from an advanced practice nurse
  5. A personal interview
  6. A history of an unemcumbered registered nurse license is required.
  7. A non-refundable application fee of $75

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

Two graduate courses from the following four 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
  • BI 612 - Advanced Pathophysiology

Pease contact the graduate admission office at 781-768-7330 or graduatedepartment@regiscollege.edu for more information. Completion of the two courses does not guarantee acceptance to the program.

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Application Requirements for the Accelerated Nurse Practitioner BS/MS in Nursing and Accelerated 16-month BS in Nursing programs (Non Nurse College Graduates)

  1. Application, résumé and personal statement (describing your career goals and how you expect the Regis graduate program will assist you in meeting them)
  2. An undergraduate and prerequisite GPA of 3.0
  3. Official transcripts indicating completion of Bachelor's degree and required prerequisite courses
  4. Two recommendation letters from professors and/or supervisors
  5. Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Miller Analogies Test (MAT)*. A previously earned master's degree waives this requirement.
  6. A personal interview offered by invitation only
  7. A non-refundable application fee of $75

* Does not apply to the Accelerated 16-month BS in Nursing program

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Application Requirements for the Accelerated BS in Medical Imaging

  1. Application and résumé
  2. Personal statement of 500-750 words addressing the topics below:
    • Why are you choosing to pursue a career in Nuclear Medicine and how have your past experiences influenced your decision and career interests?
    • An observation of a Nuclear Medicine Department should be completed prior to submitting your application. Please discuss this observation in your personal statement*
  3. An undergraduate and prerequisite GPA of 3.0
  4. Official transcripts indicating completion of bachelor's degree and required prerequisite courses**
  5. Two recommendation letters from professors or colleagues
  6. A personal interview offered by invitation only
  7. A non-refundable application fee of $100

* Click here for contact information regarding assistance in setting up an observation.

** The Admission Committee may admit a student on a conditional status if all prerequisite courses have not been completed at the time of acceptance. Prerequisites must be completed prior to the beginning io the program.

All science prerequisites for Nursing & Medical Imaging programs must have been completed within seven years prior to program start date. Review Courses or CLEP exams may be taken if courses older than seven years.

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Application Requirements for the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

Regis accepts applications solely through the Centralized Application System for Occupational Therapy (OTCAS) portal: https://portal.otcas.org/. Please review OTCAS for all application requirements and deadlines.

  1. Application, résumé and personal statement (describing your career goals and how you expect the Regis College graduate program will assist you in meeting them)
  2. Applicants must achieve at least one of the following levels for admittance:
       • Completion of a related (biology, kinesiology, athletic training) undergraduate degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0
          or
       • Completion of an undergraduate degree from an accredited university, and a B- or better in all prerequisite courses listed below
  3. Official transcripts
  4. Two recommendation letters from professors or supervisors
  5. Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  6. A personal interview
  7. A non-refundable application fee
  8. Completion of the following prerequisite courses* of study as part of, or in addition to, an undergraduate degree. Coursework must be from an accredited university:
    Anatomy and Physiology with Lab 8 credits
    Human Development (Psychology) 3 credits
    Abnormal Psychology 3 credits
    Kinesiology 3-4 credits
    Sociology 3 credits
    Statistics 3 credits
    Neuroanatomy/Neurobiology 3-4 credits

*A student who has completed a bachelor’s degree including all of the above prerequisites except one, may be granted conditional admission to the program, under the stipulation that the outstanding prerequisite be successfully completed prior to beginning the MS in Occupational Therapy program.

Transfer of Credit/Advanced Placement/Experiential Learning: Transfer of credit from another approved institution of higher learning will be allowed if it is for graduate work done within five years prior to enrolling in Regis and the grade received for the work is not less than B-. No more than two courses may be transferred. Only those courses will be accepted that correlate with standards for the particular component of the program in which the student is enrolled. Students applying for transfer credit are required to submit to the appropriate graduate program director a transcript and a syllabus or a detailed course description of those courses for which they are requesting transfer credit.

The Regis OT program does not offer advanced placement or credit for experiential learning.

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