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Practice Ready. Purpose Driven.

Be Equipped to Excel at Regent University’s School of Nursing.
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School of Nursing

CCNE-Accredited Online RN to B.S. in Nursing Program

8-Week Courses. $5,000 Healthcare Hero Scholarships Available. Fast-track graduate pilot. Explore the Program
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School of Nursing

CCNE-Accredited Online MSN Program

Fully Online Master’s in Nursing. Nurse Education and Nurse Leadership & Management Concentrations. Scholarships Available! Explore the Program
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School of Nursing

$5,000 Healthcare Hero Scholarship™

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School of Nursing

Fast-Track Graduate Pilot

Earn Your MSN Faster through Dual-Credit Courses that Satisfy Both Your Undergraduate Degree & Master’s. Learn More Today
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Optimize Your Career. Attend Nursing School Online.

Nurses keep an eye on the details but always with the big picture in mind. It’s a unique skillset that Regent applauds and knows how to enhance. As a student at our School of Nursing, you’ll practice critical thinking, systems processing and ethical decision making. You’ll also be stretched to care for yourself, your team, your patients, and their families physically, emotionally and spiritually. At Regent, we address the whole you, integrating knowledge and faith, so you can do the same for others. There are several benefits of achieving an advanced nursing degree. So whether you’re looking to update your skills and qualifications with an RN to B.S. in Nursing or move into leadership or education with an MSN degree, Regent will help you thrive competitively and increase your potential to advance in your career.

We Know What’s Important to You:
  • Online, 8-weeks sessions
  • Low student-to-faculty ratio
  • Academic excellence, with a Christian worldview
  • Focus on mind, body, spirit
  • Bachelor’s & master’s nursing programs
  • An affordable investment in your future

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“With 30+ years of nursing experience, I saw myself as a leader, but I felt this nudging from God to go back to school. I’ve discovered my new calling: to serve as a life coach.”

Ellyn Jett, B.A. in Communication Studies, 2020 Nurse

“Pat Robertson had a dream, and when you set foot on campus, you see what God has done.”

Kandi Puder, RN to B.S. in Nursing, 2020 RN at Allina Health

“Greatness is deposited into the hearts of every student through this university. It's a greatness to serve with excellence, humility, and a commitment to respond both in heart and mind to the work ahead.”

Lauren Dennis, B.S. in Biophysical Sciences, 2020 Student Research Assistant, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
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February 7, 2023
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January 31, 2023
Regent Ranks Among Nation’s Top Online MBA Programs by The Princeton Review

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 31, 2023) – Regent University’s School of Business & Leadership is celebrating today’s ranking on The Princeton Review’s 2023 Top 50 Online MBA Programs list—landing in the No. 31 …

January 31, 2023
MBA vs. Master’s in Accounting—What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between getting a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Accounting? If you’re wondering about an MBA vs. a master’s in accounting, read on to discover differences, benefits, and potential …

January 26, 2023
Virginia General Assembly Honors Regent University in Commending Resolution

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 26, 2023) – On January 25, the Virginia General Assembly honored Regent University with a commending resolution at the Virginia State Capitol in Richmond, Virginia …

January 25, 2023
How to Make Friends as a Transfer Student

Each college comes with its own environment that takes time to adjust to, even for someone who has experienced college life.  Read on to learn how to make friends as a transfer student at your new school. Here are several tips to help you quickly become …

January 24, 2023
U.S. News & World Report Ranks Regent the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s in Virginia – for the 11th Year in a Row

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 24, 2023) – Regent University continues to hold the No. 1 spot as the Best Online Bachelor’s Program in Virginia, according …

January 23, 2023
Regent Unveils its Master of Divinity in Biblical Literature & Languages

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 23, 2023) – Regent University is pleased to announce its new Master of Divinity in Biblical Literature & Languages—a comprehensive program that enriches linguistic and exegetical skills …

January 18, 2023
Discover Regent's Online MBA—No GMAT Required

Within Regent University's School of Business & Leadership, Christian leadership to change the world starts with compassion and care for the personal development of every student. Regent's MBA consistently ranks among the top online MBA programs …

January 9, 2023
Regent Research Roundtables

From the Editors Dr. Bruce E. Winston & Dr. Kathleen Patterson2022 Welcome to the Proceedings of the 2022 Regent Research Roundtables. In addition to presentations of empirical studies, the Roundtable format allows presenters to discuss new concepts, possible …

January 9, 2023
The Robertson School of Government Honors General John Ashcroft with the Distinguished Statesman Award

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 9, 2023) – The Robertson School of Government has selected General John Ashcroft as a recipient in its Distinguished Statesman Award Series—an honor that …

January 4, 2023
The Best MBA Concentrations for Your Career

Getting a Master of Business Administration can be a real career changer, opening doors to professional advancement and success. An MBA will prepare students to work in management or administration positions. Did you know you can specialize your degree …

December 29, 2022
Regent Professor with Expertise in Middle East Studies Appointed to Virginia Israel Advisory Board

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 29, 2022) – Virginia General Assembly Speaker of the House Todd Gilbert has appointed Dr. A.J. Nolte of Regent University to the Virginia Israel Advisory Board (VIAB) …

December 28, 2022
Regent University Celebrates the 2022 Year in Review

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 28, 2022) – In 2022, Regent University celebrated historic growth, launched exciting new initiatives, and received notable accolades and awards. The following summary provides a few notable highlights …

December 15, 2022
The Girl Scouts Visit Regent University and Earn Their College Knowledge Badge

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 15, 2022) – Regent University recently hosted the Girl Scouts of the Colonial Coast to provide the knowledge necessary to earn the girls an Ambassador College Knowledge Badge. This partnership …

December 15, 2022
Regent University Professors Earn Prestigious National Awards for Their Contributions to Academic Excellence and Advancement

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 15, 2022) – Regent University is pleased to announce the national recognition of three of its faculty members from the Honors College and the …