Regis empowers students to take leadership roles in their education. Majors at Regis are uniquely designed to offer students academic support and flexibility as they complete their studies.
Regis offers several special academic opportunities that allow students to explore subjects that they are interested in, customizing their learning experience. Students can extend their learning beyond the classroom through various methods, including seminars, off-campus study, global experiences, individualized study, pre-professional programs, special cooperative degree programs, and academic honors programs.
A Classroom Without Walls
Regis is committed to providing an academic experience that is increasingly enriched by technological resources. Through the iPad initiative, all students are provided iPads to facilitate collaboration and enhance learning.
The campus network provides access to campus apps and the internet through 24/7 wireless and wired connectivity, spanning across campus in all classrooms, learning spaces, residential halls, and exterior spaces.
A Global Perspective
Whether students are interested in a semester-, academic year-, or week-long trip, the Office of Global Connections provides personalized support to ensure that students have an enriching global experience.
Regis is directly affiliated with Regent’s College in London, England; University College Cork in Cork, Ireland; Assumption College Rome in Rome, Italy; and Kyoto Notre Dame University in Kyoto, Japan.
Students can also participate in faculty-led programs that supplement coursework. Trips range from one to three weeks and have taken place in Italy, England, Cuba, and Belize.
Regis faculty members are exceptionally accomplished and actively engaged in their disciplines, conducting research, publishing books and articles, and serving as leaders in in their areas of expertise. Interaction between faculty and students is a hallmark of the Regis educational experience. With an 11:1 student-to-faculty ratio, faculty members get to know each student and are instrumental in advising them with everything from research and graduate school programs to internships and job opportunities.
Majors and Degrees Offered
Regis is a comprehensive university offering a wide selection of majors across three schools: Arts & Sciences, Health Sciences, and Nursing. Majors include: Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Communication, Criminal Justice Studies, Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Education, English, Environmental Sustainability, Exercise Science, Global Business Management, Interdisciplinary Studies in the Humanities, Neuroscience, Nuclear Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, and Sports Management.
Pre-professional and special programs include 3+3 Law Degree, Pre-Dental, Pre-Healthcare Advising with Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Physician Assistant Tracks, Pre-Law, Pre-Medical, and Pre-Veterinary.
Fast Track to Master’s 4+1 Program
Regis offers a five-year combined bachelor’s and master’s track for certain areas of study, including Communication, Education, Heritage Studies, Health Administration, and Regulatory and Clinical Research Management.
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Regis has a variety of articulation agreements for undergraduate students wishing to transfer in for a bachelor’s degree and for students wishing to earn a graduate degree after finishing a bachelor’s degree at their home school.
Regis has agreements for direct entry into select graduate programs once a student completes the bachelor’s degree at Regis. Graduate schools include Saint George’s University in Grenada School of Medicine and School of Veterinary Medicine; Salve Regina University; and Western New England University School of Law.
The honors program at Regis provides qualified students with an intellectually stimulating and challenging academic experience that extends beyond the classroom, as leaders in both campus activities and community service. Students in the honors program complete a total of six honors courses, including a required honors seminar and five other courses. With prior approval, upper-division honors students may also enroll in designated graduate courses. Honors program students provide tutoring for other Regis students, accompanied by a seminar in tutoring techniques and instruction methods. They also provide a substantial number of hours of voluntary service to the organization of their choice.
The Regis Writing Program offers students the opportunity to practice writing for learning and thinking, to communicate their ideas in a thorough, clear way, to affect their audiences through persuasive writing, and to give creative expression to various levels of thinking. The fundamental goal of the Writing Program is to help students develop and clearly communicate their ideas in writing for a variety of audiences and purposes using proper format, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics.
The Academic Center for Excellence (ACE) offers comprehensive support services to empower Regis students of all abilities to enhance their academic development, achieve degree completion, and maximize their full potential. Services include academic coaching; writing assistance, tutoring support for courses with quantitative components, peer tutoring, and access to live online tutoring.
First-Year Seminar (FYS) is an essential part of all incoming students’ fall semester. FYS introduces new students to the Regis history and heritage, build their academic and social skills, engage in a variety of co-curricular experiences, and participate in a challenge-based learning project. FYS is taught by faculty members from across Regis who also serve as the student’s academic advisor during his or her entire first year. During the spring semester, students stay with their FYS classmates and are enrolled in a linked-course that meets one of the Regis Core Curriculum requirements.