Earn your BS in Nursing and become an RN in 24 months for those holding a bachelor's in a non-nursing field.

Regis College Young School of Nursing has not made a determination of whether the curriculum meets educational requirements for licensure for all states and jurisdictions. A complete list with the determinations will be available in the near future.

Prerequisite Requirements

The bachelor's is earned at Regis over 12 courses totaling 60 credits. Prerequisite courses may be completed at Regis or any two or four-year institutions. All sciences must have been completed within the past seven years. All must be completed prior to program start:

Course Credits
BI 105 Anatomy and Physiology I w/Lab 4
BI 106 Anatomy and Physiology II w/Lab 4
BI 108 Microbiology w/Lab 4
CH 105 Chemistry I and II Combined 8 1
MA 210 Statistics 3
PS 233 Human Development (or equivalent) 3
  1. We offer a 4 credit combined Chemistry course at Regis that counts for both if you have not met this requirement.

We strongly encourage applicants to complete four of the seven prerequisite courses (preferably the physical sciences with labs) in order to be reviewed for admission. All prerequisites must be completed with a B- or above before the start of the program.

  • Spring Start Curriculum

    Year One

    Spring Semester
    Course Credits
    NU 320 Clinical Pharmacology 3
    BI 212 Pathophysiology
    (if interested in pursuing nurse practitioner program)
    3
    NU 304 Health Assessment
    (class plus lab 3 hours/week)
    3
    Total 9
    Summer Semester
    Course Credits
    NU 324 Professional Nursing
    (class 4 hours/week plus clinical 8 hours/week plus lab 3 hours/week plus math class 1 hour/week)
    8
    Total 8
    Fall Semester
    Course Credits
    NU 325 Acute Care Nursing
    (class 4 hours/week, clinical 12 hours/week)
    8
    Health Elective
    (PBH, NU 601, Informatics)
    3
    Total 11

    Year Two

    Spring Semester
    Course Credits
    NU 333 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
    (class 3 hours/week plus 7.5 clinical)
    6
    NU 340 Community Health Nursing
    (class 3 hours/week plus clinical 7.5 hours/week)
    6
    Total 12
    Summer Semester
    Course Credits
    NU 347 Maternal Child/Family Nursing
    (class 4 hours/week plus clinical 12 hours/week)
    8
    NU 321 Nursing Care of the Aging Adult 3
    Total 11
    Fall Semester
    Course Credits
    NU 345 Complex Care Nursing
    (class 3 hours/week plus seminar class 1 hours/week plus clinical 150 hours/semester)
    6
    Nursing Research 3
    Total 9

    Total Credits for the Degree: 60

  • Fall Start Curriculum

    Year One

    Fall Semester
    Course Credits
    NU 320 Clinical Pharmacology 3
    BI 212 Advanced Pathophysiology or BI 612 Advanced Pathophysiology
    (if interested in pursuing nurse practitioner program)
    3
    NU 304 Health Assessment
    (class plus lab 3 hours/week)
    3
    Total 9
    Winter Semester
    Course Credits
    NU 321 Nursing Care of the Aging Adult 3
    Total 3
    Spring Semester
    Course Credits
    NU 324 Professional Nursing
    (class 4 hours/week plus clinical 8 hours/week plus lab 3 hours/week plus math class 1 hour/week)
    8
    Total 8
    Summer Semester
    Course Credits
    NU 325 Acute Care Nursing
    (class 4 hours/week, clinical 12 hours/week)
    8
    Total 8

    Year Two

    Fall Semester
    Course Credits
    NU 333 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
    (class 3 hours/week plus 7.5 clinical)
    6
    NU 340 Community Health Nursing
    (class 3 hours/week plus clinical 7.5 hours/week)
    6
    Total 12
    Winter Semester
    Course Credits
    NU Elective
    (PBH, NU 601, Informatics)
    3
    Total 3
    Spring Semester
    Course Credits
    NU 347 Maternal Child Health
    (class 4 hours/week plus clinical 12 hours/week)
    8
    Total 8
    Summer Semester
    Course Credits
    NU 345 Complex Care Nursing
    (class 3 hours/week plus seminar class 1 hours/week plus clinical 150 hours/semester)
    6
    NU 630/403 Research 3
    Total 9

    Total Credits for the Degree: 60