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 A 8
MA 210 Statistics 3
PS 233 Human Development (or equivalent) 3
  1. We offer a four 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.

Curriculum

Year One

Fall Semester
Course Credits
NU 320E Clinical Pharmacology 3
BI 212 Pathophysiology 3
NU 304 Health Assessment
(class plus lab three hours/week)
3
Total 9
Spring Semester
Course Credits
NU 324 Professional Nursing
(class four hours/week plus clinical eight hours/week plus lab three hours/week plus math class one hour/week)
8
Total 8
Summer Semester
Course Credits
NU 325 Acute Care Nursing
(class four hours/week, clinical 12 hours/week)
8
NU 605: Nursing Leadership 3
Total 11

Year Two

Fall Semester
Course Credits
NU 333 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing
(class three hours/week plus 7.5 clinical)
6
NU 340 Community Health Nursing
(class three hours/week plus clinical 7.5 hours/week)
6
Total 12
Spring Semester
Course Credits
NU 347 Maternal Child Health
(class four hours/week plus clinical 12 hours/week)
8
NU 321: Aging 3
Total 11
Summer Semester
Course Credits
NU 345 Complex Care Nursing
(class three hours/week plus seminar class one hours/week plus clinical 150 hours/semester)
6
NU 403 Research 3
Total 9

Total Credits for the Degree: 60