U.S. News and World Report has ranked Regis’ Online Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program one of the Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs.

Regis’ DNP program provides pathways for graduate students with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) to earn their DNP degree in as few as 40 months. The curriculum enhances students’ knowledge of patient care, policies and procedures, and research methods, positioning them for success in healthcare leadership roles upon graduation.

“As an institution of higher learning with impressive outcomes for our nursing undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students, Regis is committed to addressing the ongoing healthcare workforce shortage across the country by forming future nurses through our exemplary programs,” said Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Mary Erina Driscoll, PhD. “The university, nursing faculty, and students are thrilled to be recognized for the quality of Regis' doctor of nursing practice program.”

With three separate start times per year and six different pathways for students to pursue, Regis’ online DNP program provides a flexible format for students to complete their degree. The six nurse practitioner tracks offered are Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gerontology – Primary Care Nurse Practitioner, and Adult Gerontology – Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.