Regis and Pine Manor College create new pathways
to careers in Healthcare and Higher Education
January 25, 2018
Agreement will provide Pine Manor College students pathways into Regis’ masters’ programs in healthcare, education, and psychology
Weston, MA – In response to the growing requirement of secondary degrees across all job markets, Regis and Pine Manor College have entered into an agreement to increase pathway opportunities to graduate programs for Pine Manor College students. This partnership links Pine Manor College’s strong undergraduate education with Regis’ exceptional graduate school offerings for students ready to excel in their chosen career. Both Pine Manor College and Regis are committed to building a more diverse workforce and this partnership is an important step towards that goal.
The agreement will also allow Pine Manor College students to potentially save thousands of dollars in tuition by transferring credits from an undergraduate degree into one of seven Regis graduate programs.
“Through this agreement, Pine Manor College students will have a head start in completing their graduate degree and enter the workforce earlier than students at competing colleges,” said Regis President Antoinette Hays, PhD, RN. “We are excited about this new partnership and feel Pine Manor College students will be able to seamlessly transition into our graduate programs to continue to improve their professional skills”
“In Regis we found a perfect partner who shares our values and supports our mission of educating with purpose,” said Pine Manor College President Thomas M. O’Reilly. “We seek to create partnerships and invest in alliances that can benefit our students’ success beyond their graduation, and providing such opportunity to pursue master’s degree at Regis, does exactly that.”
Dean Diane Mello- Goldner, Pine Manor College and Malcolm Asadoorian, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Regis
Additional benefits include waiving the Regis application and GRE/GMAT fees, and preferred graduate admissions to qualified Pine Manor College students in one of the following Regis master’s programs:
- MA in Health Administration
- MA in Teaching Special Education
- MS in Regulatory and Clinical Research Management
- MS in Applied Behavior Analysis
- MS in Counseling Psychology on Campus and Online
- MS in Occupational Therapy
- EdD in Higher Education Leadership
- Accelerated 16-month Bachelor's in Nursing
“Pine Manor College and Regis are both committed to student success and fostering a sense of social justice in our students,” said Diane Mello-Goldner, Ph.D., Dean of the College at Pine Manor College. “This agreement will provide PMC students opportunities to strengthen the professional skills they will need in their chosen careers."
About Pine Manor College
Pine Manor College is a private four-year liberal arts college situated in the Chestnut Hill section of Brookline, Massachusetts, accessible to Boston via public transportation. For over 100 years Pine Manor College has provided a highly student-focused education and tailored mentoring grounded in the liberal arts tradition. We educate a global population that reflects significant linguistic, economic, and cultural diversity, including a significant group of first-generation low-income students. With a special focus on developing important competencies, our graduates enter the world of work and advanced studies with critical thinking skills, communication skills, collaboration skills, a commitment to a high level of civic engagement and multicultural awareness. Delivering on its promise of “Educating with Purpose”, 100% of Pine Manor College’s 2016 and 2017 graduates were employed or pursuing advanced academic degrees within 6 months of graduation. Learn more at www.pmc.edu
Regis is a leading Catholic coeducational university in greater Boston with more than 2,000 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students in the arts, sciences and health professions devoted to engage, serve and advance in a global community. With a strategic graduate focus on health care, Regis was recently named a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education by the National League of Nursing for the third time. The intergenerational Weston campus includes a Children’s Center, named 2017 Program of the Year by the National Coalition for Campus Children’s Centers, and a Lifelong Learning Program (LLARC) for senior adults with a passion for learning. Regis North, a satellite campus in Lawrence, Mass., in partnership with Northern Essex Community College (NECC), offers nursing, public health, sports management and health sciences bachelor degree completion programs to students in the Merrimack Valley. Regis is also an Apple Distinguished School for 2016-2018. Visit Regis at regiscollege.edu.