Nurse practitioners (NPs) provide a holistic approach to health and wellness — performing physical exams, giving health and wellness advice, and writing prescriptions for patients in hospitals, clinics, and private practices. The Master of Nurse Practitioner program at Regis College prepares graduates to sit for certification and specialize in one of five primary care tracks:

Gaining Experience

Clinical placements provide the opportunity to learn from professionals in the nursing field. Recent placements include Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Franciscan Hospital and Rosie’s Place. Graduates of this program are currently working at Massachusetts General Hospital, Tufts Medical Center, and the Veterans Administration.

Experience the Regis Difference

Experience what makes our program unique before committing full-time. Take up to two of the following graduate courses before applying or being accepted into the program (note that completion of the courses does not guarantee acceptance). Contact the graduate admission office to learn more.

  • NU 601 Nursing Theory
  • NU 605 Concepts in Nursing Leadership
  • HP 609 Health Policy, Politics, and Perspectives
  • NU 606 Advanced Pathophysiology

Admission Requirements

The Master of Science in Nursing is designed for students with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

  • Completed application form; transcripts from undergraduate degree and all prerequisites courses
  • A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; completed prerequisite (statistics)
  • Resume
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Two letters of recommendation. One must be from an advanced practice nurse
  • Interview
  • A history of an unencumbered registered nurse license is required

Please note that the GRE is not required for the Master of Science in Nurse Practitioner program.