The MS in Nursing Leadership and Health Administration program at Regis College provides the advanced clinical and management skills you need to perform effectively as a leader in the ever-changing healthcare environment.

Through this program you will develop your skills in leadership, business management and healthcare innovation, building upon your existing experience in patient care and ultimately allowing you to drive healthcare delivery.

  • Required Courses

    The MS in Nurse Leadership and Health Administration consists of 14 courses. Coursework includes:

    Course Credits
    Graduate Elective 3
    NU 601 Nursing Theory 3
    NU 605 Concepts of Nursing Leadership 3
    NU 631 Scientific Inquiry for Evidence-Based Practice (Prerequisite: NU 605) 3
    HP 609 Health Policy, Politics and Perspectives 3
    NU 623 Regulatory Issues in Nursing Leadership (Prerequisite: NU 605) 3
    NU 627 Mentorship for the Nursing Leader 3

    It is expected that all courses with the exception of NU 618 have been completed prior to starting the mentorship.

    Course Credits
    NU 630 Scientific Inquiry for Evidence-Based Practice (Prerequisite: NU 601) 3
    HP 601 Health Ethics and Law 3
    HP 608 Quality Management in Health Care 3
    HP 611 Management Accounting in Health Care 3
    HP 614 Financial Analysis in Health Care (Prerequisite: HP 611) 3
    HP 622 Economics of Health Care 3

Gaining Experience

The required fieldwork and mentorship allows you to apply classroom learning in a professional setting where you will develop your skills, learn from professionals working in the field, and build your professional network. Recent placements include Partners HealthCare-Brigham and Women's Hospital, Faulkner Hospital, and Joslin Diabetes Center. Recent graduates are currently working at Boston Children’s Hospital, Arbour Health Systems, and the Boston Medical Center.

Application Requirements

The Master of Science in Nursing Leadership and Health Administration is designed for students with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

  • Completed application form, transcripts from undergraduate degree, and all prerequisite courses.
  • Undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Completed prerequisites.
  • Resume, statement of purpose, and two letters of recommendation.
  • Interview with the program director may be required.
Per Credit
Total Cost*

* Based on the academic year 2021-2022. Cost per credit and total cost subject to inflation.

For more information on the program, please contact the graduate admission counselor: