Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


Yes, the School of Communication & the Arts is fully accredited by SACS (Southern Association of Colleges & Schools).

Yes, we do allow transfer credits if they meet these two conditions: 1) they must be extra credits that were not used to earn a previous degree; 2) they must represent coursework that aligns closely with the degree program you are pursuing at Regent. Final decisions regarding granting transfer credit will be made by the academic dean after a review of the syllabus and course description of the proposed transfer course.

Yes, we have classes that meet mornings, afternoons and evenings. Some of our classes are also offered online.

Our faculty hold terminal degrees from respected universities across the country. They are award winning (Emmys, Tellys and more), experienced professionals who have worked in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and around the world. Learn more.

Our faculty to student ratio is 1:15 which ensures small class sizes that allow you to not only learn from faculty, but be mentored by them as well.

We use both APA and MLA depending on the class and the professor.

Yes, that is an option students have. The proposed course must have a faculty member willing to structure and supervise the learning experience, but such arrangements are possible.

Some of our online programs have a residency requirement while others do not. Please see details below:

M.A. in Theatre - 8 weeks of summer residency (may be done over two summers at 4 weeks each)
Ph.D. in Communication - 1 week of residency each summer until coursework is completed
MFA in Script & Screenwriting - 1 week of residency
M.A. in Communication, Strategic Communication - no residency
M.A. in Film & Television, Critical Studies - no residency
M.A. in Journalism - no residency

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