Earn your BS in Nursing and become an RN in just 16 months for those holding a bachelor's in a non-nursing field.

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 4
MA 210 Statistics 3
PS 233 Human Development (or equivalent) 3
ID 304 Ethics (or equivalent) 3

We strongly encourage applicants to complete five of the eight 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 Plans

  • Fall Start

    Fall (Weston Only)

    Course Credits
    NU 320 Clinical Pharmacology 3
    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
    NU 304 Health Assessment (Class plus Lab 3 hours/week) 3
    Prerequisites: Admitted to program 14

    Spring

    Course Credits
    NU 325 Acute Care Nursing (Class 4 hours/week, Clinical 12 hours/week) 8
    BI 212 Advanced Pathophysiology or BI 612 Advanced Pathophysiology (if interested in pursuing Nurse Practitioner program) 3
    NU 321 Nursing Care of the Aging Adult (Online) 3
    Prerequisites: NU 320, NU 324, NU 304 14

    Summer

    Course Credits
    NU 333 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (Class 3 hours/week plus 7.5 Clinical) 6
    NU 347 Maternal Child Health (Class 4 hours/week plus Clinical 12 hours/week) 8
    NU 601 Nursing Theory (Online) 3
    Prerequisites: NU 320, NU 324, NU 304, BI 612/212, NU 325, NU 321 17

    Fall

    Course Credits
    NU 340 Community Health Nursing (Class 3 hours/week plus Clinical 7.5 hours/week) 6
    NU 345 Complex Care Nursing (Class 3 hours/week plus Seminar class 1 hours/week plus Clinical 150 hours/semester) 6
    NU 630 Advanced Nursing Research 3
    Prerequisites: NU 304, NU 324, BI 612/212, NU 325, NU 321, NU 333, NU 601, NU 347 15

    Graduation Date is December, NCLEX eligible in January.

  • Spring Start

    Spring (Weston Only)

    Course Credits
    NU 320 Clinical Pharmacology 3
    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
    NU 304 Health Assessment (Class plus Lab 3 hours/week) 3
    Prerequisites: Admitted to program 14

    Summer

    Course Credits
    BI 212 Advanced Pathophysiology or BI 612 Advanced Pathophysiology (if interested in pursuing Nurse Practitioner program) 3
    NU 325 Acute Care Nursing (Class 4 hours/week, Clinical 12 hours/week - runs all summer) 8
    NU 321 Nursing Care of the Aging Adult (Online) 3
    Prerequisites: NU 320, NU 324, NU 304 14

    Fall

    Course Credits
    NU 333 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (Class 3 hours/week plus 7.5 Clinical) 6
    NU 347 Maternal Child Health (Class 4 hours/week plus Clinical 12 hours/week) 8
    Prerequisites: NU 320, NU 324, NU 304, BI 612/212, NU 325, NU 321 17

    Winter Intersession (January)

    Course Credits
    NU 601 Nursing Theory (Online) 3

    Spring

    Course Credits
    NU 340 Community Health Nursing (Class 3 hours/week plus Clinical 7.5 hours/week) 6
    NU 630 Advanced Nursing Research 3
    NU 345 Complex Care Nursing (Class 3 hours/week plus Seminar class 1 hours/week plus Clinical 150 hours/semester) 6
    Prerequisites: NU 304, NU 324, BI 612/212, NU 325, NU 321, NU 333, NU 601, NU 347 15
  • Summer Start

    Summer (Regis North Only)

    Course Credits
    NU 320 Clinical Pharmacology 3
    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
    NU 304 Health Assessment (Class plus Lab 3 hours/week) 3
    Prerequisites: Admitted to program 14

    Fall

    Course Credits
    BI 212 Advanced Pathophysiology or BI 612 Advanced Pathophysiology (if interested in pursuing Nurse Practitioner program) 3
    NU 325 Acute Care Nursing (Class 4 hours/week, Clinical 12 hours/week - runs all summer) 8
    NU 321 Nursing Care of the Aging Adult (Online) 3
    Prerequisites: NU 320, NU 324, NU 304 14

    Spring

    Course Credits
    NU 333 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing (Class 3 hours/week plus 7.5 Clinical) 6
    NU 347 Maternal Child Health (Class 4 hours/week plus Clinical 12 hours/week) 8
    NU 601 Nursing Theory (Online) 3
    Prerequisites: NU 320, NU 324, NU 304, BI 612/212, NU 325, NU 321 17

    Summer

    Course Credits
    NU 340 Community Health Nursing (Class 3 hours/week plus Clinical 7.5 hours/week) 6
    NU 345 Complex Care Nursing (Class 3 hours/week plus Seminar class 1 hours/week plus Clinical 150 hours/semester) 6
    NU 630 Advanced Nursing Research 3
    Prerequisites: NU 304, NU 324, BI 612/212, NU 325, NU 321, NU 333, NU 601, NU 347 15

    Graduation Date is August, NCLEX eligible in September.

For more information about the program please contact our graduate admissions counselor: