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School of Nursing

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™

Regent University’s School of Nursing is Here to Partner with You. Learn About the 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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Success Stories

“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

“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
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February 27, 2024
Regent Students Win 2nd Place at National Religious Broadcasters Film Competition

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 27, 2024) – Regent University students claimed the spotlight at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) 2024 Convention for their compelling visual storytelling. Lauren Gilmeister …

February 21, 2024
Regent’s Online Master’s in School Counseling Ranked Top 10 Best in the Nation

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 21, 2024) – BestCollegeReviews.org has ranked Regent University as a Best Online Master's in School Counseling Program for 2024—surging ahead of hundreds of colleges and …

February 20, 2024
Regent Introduces Three New Bachelor of Music Programs for Fall 2024

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 20, 2024) – Regent University is adding three new degrees to its fall 2024 curriculum: a Bachelor of Music in Contemporary Voice, a Bachelor of Music in Classical Voice, and a Bachelor of Music in …

February 8, 2024
Find Your Voice Scholarship Competition: Public Voting is Open to Win a Full Scholarship to Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 8, 2024) – Regent University’s Find Your Voice Scholarship Competition has entered the voting period to ultimately award four singers full scholarships to …

February 7, 2024
U.S. News & World Report Ranks Regent #1 Online Bachelor’s in Virginia – for 12th Consecutive Year

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 7, 2024) – Today, U.S. News & World Report announced that Regent University is ranked the #1 best online bachelor’s program in Virginia—for the 12th year in …

February 6, 2024
Regent University Announces Attorney General Jason Miyares as 2024 Commencement Speaker

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Feb. 6, 2024) – Jason S. Miyares, the 49th Attorney General of Virginia, will be the keynote speaker at Regent University’s 44th Commencement Ceremony on May 4, 2024. “We are …

January 31, 2024
Regent University Honors College Unveils New State-of-the-Art Facility

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 31, 2024) – Today, Regent University made history with the grand opening of its new cutting-edge Honors College facility that integrates impressive technology with a dynamic use of space. Regent’s …

January 30, 2024
Regent University to Expand Athletic Program with Men’s Volleyball

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 30, 2024) – Regent University has announced the addition of men’s volleyball as a varsity sport, beginning in the 2024–25 season. As a member of the NCCAA, Regent University will be the fifth member …

January 25, 2024
OMD Ranks Regent University #1 in the Nation for Five Online Master’s Degree Programs

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 25, 2024) – OnlineMastersDegrees.org (OMD) has awarded Regent University five No. 1 rankings, positioning the university in the top 10% of U.S. colleges for online and hybrid …

January 24, 2024
Regent University Earns Six Top Awards from Forbes Advisor

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 24, 2024) – Forbes Advisor has declared Regent University among the nation’s top universities for online education.   Forbes Advisor celebrated Regent University’s commitment to excellence with the …

January 22, 2024
Regent Law Graduate Program Earns Distinguished AFCPE Designation

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 22, 2024) – Regent University School of Law's Master of Arts in Financial Planning and Law (MAFPL) is now an AFCPE Registered Education Program – a distinction attained by only 15 graduate programs in …

January 10, 2024
Regent University’s Cybersecurity Programs Hailed Among the Nation’s Best 

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Jan. 10, 2024) – Cybersecurity Guide’s 2024 rankings list Regent University among the best of the best in cybersecurity education. “This recognition confirms that Regent University is …

December 27, 2023
Regent University Celebrates the 2023 Year in Review

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 27, 2023) – In 2023, Regent University received numerous accolades and awards, launched landmark initiatives, and experienced a historic leadership transition. Here are just a few highlights from the 2023 year in …

December 7, 2023
Regent University Designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 7, 2023) – The National Security Agency (NSA) has officially designated Regent University as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense (CAE-CD) through the 2028 …

December 5, 2023
Regent Law Hosts Virginia Court of Appeals

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Dec. 5, 2023) — A three-judge panel composed of Hon. Clifford L. Athey, Hon. Glen A. Huff, and Hon. Robert J. Humphreys heard live oral arguments in Regent Law’s courtroom on Tuesday, November 28. After the arguments, five judges …