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Nursing Programs OfferedAccelerated BSN Programs
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nursing - Post-master's certificate
RN to BSN Programs
RN to MSN Programs
BSN Program Details
The Traditional Nursing Program is designed for students who are not currently registered nurses and wish to complete a Bachelor of Science in Nursing within a traditional academic semesters scheduling format over four years (with two 16-week semesters per year beginning in the fall).
MSN Program Details
The graduate program in the Loretto Heights School of Nursing is comprised of a Master of Science (MS) degree in nursing that prepares graduates for roles in Leadership in Health Care Systems as managers or educators, as Family Nurse Practitioners, or Neonatal Nurse Practitioners.
Graduate education for registered nurses is also offered with an undergraduate entry point in the RN to MS in Nursing Program in which both a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science degree in nursing with a specialization in Leadership in Health Care Systems. The two degrees are completed as a single program.
Courses for the various specializations are organized around core and specialization courses.
All graduate nursing students in the Master of Science degree in nursing program complete core courses. These courses focus on knowledge, skills, and attitudes about theoretical frameworks, ethics, health care policy, and research.
Service learning is also an essential part of the graduate nursing program. Service learning promotes the application of principles of ethics and social justice and is designed to help further develop leaders in service to others.
Requirements for all specializations for the MS degree in nursing are identified in the Regis University Bulletin. Course descriptions for all required nursing courses can also be found there. Students and their Faculty Advisor discuss these requirements early in the first semester in which they take nursing courses. The Graduate Nursing Program allows five (5) years for students to complete degree requirements from the date the student begins his or her first class with the exception of students in the RN to MS Degree in Nursing Program who are allowed six (6) years to complete both segments (BSN and MS) of the degree requirements.
RN to MSN Program Details
The RN to MS in Nursing program offers currently licensed registered nurses the opportunity to engage in a single program of studies that spans both the Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree and the Master of Science degree in nursing. It is offered in the Leadership in Health Care Systems specialization with a focus either in education or in management. Practitioner emphases are not offered in the RN to MS option.
Accelerated BSN Program Details
The Accelerated Nursing Program scheduling configuration meets the needs of students who have completed a Bachelor's degree in another discipline, but are not currently registered nurses. The students must complete nursing prerequisites and complete the Bachelor of Science in nursing in an accelerated format. The program is designed around three 15-week semesters containing courses offered in 5 through 15 week terms. The program is designed for students to complete the nursing major in one calendar year.