Accelerated Nurse Practitioner B.S./M.S. in Nursing

Program Description

The purpose of the entry-level graduate track in nursing at Regis College is to prepare the individual to sit for the Registered Nurse license examination and qualify for advanced nursing practice certification.

Students in this program are eligible to sit for the NCLEX after 16 months. The student will be awarded a BS degree in Nursing at the end of the second year. Upon completion of the specialist component, the MS degree will be awarded. This program has both a day or evening full-time option. Students can elect to complete the third year part-time.

The Nursing Program subscribes to and functions within the stated mission and goals of Regis College.

Online Information Session

Tuesday, August 12th, 12 noonDirect Entry Nursing Online Information Session – Join us online to learn more about Direct Entry Nursing programs here at Regis. Please RSVP to 781.768.7746 or Limited to 25 spots.


Accelerated BS/MS in Nursing Courses

Prerequisite Courses

  • Anatomy and Physiology I
  • Anatomy and Physiology II
  • Microbiology
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry II
  • Statistics
  • Human Development
  • Ethics

All prerequisites need not be completed at the time of application, but are required prior to beginning the program. Prerequisite science courses must be completed at regionally accredited U.S. post-secondary institutions taken within seven years prior to the application deadline. Prerequisite courses are accepted from any accredited two or four year institution.

For questions regarding equivalency of prerequisites  from other institutions, please email

Required Courses


Upcoming Course Schedules


Upcoming Events

Direct Entry Nursing Programs Graduate Information Session

  • Tuesday, August 5th, 6pm - Join us to learn more about our Part-Time BS in Nursing program and our Accelerated BS to MS in Nursing program. Information session relevant for those interested in Fall 2015 entrance. Please RSVP to 781.768.7330.

Accelerated BS/MS and Part Time BS Nursing Programs Fall 2015 Application Deadlines

Applications for Fall 2015 can be submitted starting August 15, 2014.

Early Action I Deadline: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

  • Early Action I decisions will be mailed by Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Early Action II Deadline: Monday, December 1, 2014

  • Early Action II decisions will be mailed by Monday, December 22, 2014

Regular Action Deadline: Monday, February 2, 2015

  • Regular Action decisions will be mailed by Monday, February 23, 2015

Rolling admission cycle after Regular Action deadline.

Students accepted under an Early Action deadline must submit the Admission Reply Form to Regis (with nonrefundable $1000 deposit) by the date listed on their acceptance letter. Extensions are not granted. If a student does not complete the application by the priority deadline, his or her application will be rolled into the larger pool and reviewed under the Regular Action or rolling admission policy (depending upon date of application completion).


Courses Nursing Pathway

Contact Information

t 781-768-7330

Dean's Office

t 781-768-7090
Regis College: Graduate Department