Earn your BS in nursing and become an RN in just 16 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 4
MA 210 Statistics 3
PS 233 Human Development (or equivalent) 3

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 Plans

  • Fall Start

    Year One

    Fall Semester (Weston campus)
    Course Credits
    NU 320 Clinical Pharmacology 3
    NU 324 Professional Nursing 1, 2 8
    NU 304 Health Assessment 2 3
    Total 14
    Spring Semester
    Course Credits
    Prerequisites: NU 320, NU 324, NU 304
    NU 325 Acute Care Nursing 1 8
    BI 212 Advanced Pathophysiology or BI 612 Advanced Pathophysiology 3 3
    NU 321 Nursing Care of the Aging Adult 4 3
    Total 14
    Summer Semester
    Course Credits
    Prerequisites: NU 320, NU 324, NU 304, BI 612/212, NU 325, NU 321
    NU 333 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 1 6
    NU 347 Maternal Child Healt 1 8
    NU 601 Nursing Theory 4 3
    Total 17

    Year Two

    Fall Semester
    Course Credits
    Prerequisites: NU 304, NU 324, BI 612/212, NU 325, NU 321, NU 333, NU 601, NU 347
    NU 340 Community Health Nursing 1 6
    NU 345 Complex Care Nursing 1 6
    NU 630 Advanced Nursing Research 3
    Total 15
    1. Includes clinical hours
    2. Includes lab time
    3. If interested in pursuing the nurse practitioner program
    4. Online course

    Graduation Date is December, NCLEX eligible in January.

  • Spring Start

    Year One

    Spring Semester (Weston campus)
    Course Credits
    NU 320 Clinical Pharmacology 3
    NU 324 Professional Nursing 1, 2 8
    NU 304 Health Assessment 2 3
    Total 14
    Summer Semester
    Course Credits
    Prerequisites: NU 320, NU 324, NU 304
    BI 212 Advanced Pathophysiology or BI 612 Advanced Pathophysiology 3 3
    NU 325 Acute Care Nursing 1, 5 8
    NU 321 Nursing Care of the Aging Adult 4 3
    Total 14
    Fall Semester
    Course Credits
    Prerequisites: NU 320, NU 324, NU 304, BI 612/212, NU 325, NU 321
    NU 333 Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing 1 6
    NU 347 Maternal Child Health 1 8
    Total 17
    Winter Intersession (January)
    Course Credits
    NU 601 Nursing Theory 4 3

    Year Two

    Spring Semester
    Course Credits
    Prerequisites: NU 304, NU 324, BI 612/212, NU 325, NU 321, NU 333, NU 601, NU 347
    NU 340 Community Health Nursing 1 6
    NU 630 Advanced Nursing Research 3
    NU 345 Complex Care Nursing 1 6
    Total 15
    1. Includes clinical hours
    2. Includes lab time
    3. If interested in pursuing the nurse practitioner program
    4. Online course
    5. Runs through both summer semesters

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