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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™

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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“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

“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

“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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October 4, 2022
Regent Research Roundtables

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September 28, 2022
Regent Law Hosts Virginia Court of Appeals

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 28, 2022) – The Virginia Court of Appeals held court in Regent University School of Law’s moot courtroom on September 26 and 27.  A three-judge panel composed of Hon. Clifford L. Athey, Hon. Dominique A. Callins, and …

September 27, 2022
Regent University’s Online Healthcare Programs Recognized Among the Top in the Nation

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 27, 2022) – EduMed has named Regent University one of the nation’s top institutions for its premier healthcare programs online heading into 2023.   “We are …

September 26, 2022
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Political and cultural tensions. Economic crises. Growing rates of depression and anxiety. In a world with so many problems, it seems easy to leave the heavy lifting to the leaders. But who are the leaders? What is leadership? Read on if you are curious about how to change …

September 23, 2022
Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson Encourages Students to Fight Fearlessly for Truth and Justice During the School of Law Chancellor’s Forum

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 23, 2022) – Regent University Founder, Chancellor & CEO Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson led an invaluable teaching moment for …

September 16, 2022
Regent University Named a 2022 “Best for Vets” College by the Military Times for the Fifth Year

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 16, 2022) – Military Times ranked Regent University among the top institutions in the country in its 2022 Best for Vets: College rankings—with Regent landing in …

September 14, 2022
Ken Starr Served Faithfully on Regent University Board of Trustees and Faculty

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 14, 2022) – Regent University mourns the loss of the Honorable Kenneth W. Starr, 39th Solicitor General of the United States. Starr served on the Regent University Board of Trustees and …

September 12, 2022
Regent University Named a “Great College to Work For®” for the Fourteenth Time

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 12, 2022) – Regent University has been named a 2022 “Great College to Work For®” by The Chronicle of Higher Education —a leading trade publication for academics. For the …

September 12, 2022
U.S. News & World Report Ranks Regent a Top National University for Fourth Year

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Sept. 12, 2022) – Regent University has once again been named a “Top Tier” institution by U.S. News and World Report on its 2022-2023 Best Colleges Rankings. U.S. News assessed an …

September 5, 2022
Benefits of a Liberal Arts Degree

Students who pursue a liberal arts education can change the world. Some liberal arts majors go on to become CEOs of companies like Netflix and Chipotle. Others can become impactful politicians, artists, teachers, and social activists. In fact, students who study …

September 1, 2022
The Basics of a Business Analytics Degree

In the 1960s, no one could have predicted the rapid evolution of data usage. As computers became more advanced, so did the collection of data. Organizations can collect data at high speeds and from nearly any smart device. The growing usage of smart …

August 29, 2022
40 Days of Prayer & Fasting at Regent University

Since 1978, Regent University has upheld a legacy of Christian leadership and service. In 40 years, Regent has trained more than 31,000 students from 100 different countries to become world-changing leaders. Outstanding leadership starts with a …

August 25, 2022
Incoming Freshman Class Has the Highest Average GPA in Regent University History

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Aug. 25, 2022) – This month, Regent University welcomed 434 freshmen and transfer students to campus in Virginia Beach. These students have an average GPA of 3.67 – the highest average GPA on …

August 24, 2022
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Choosing a major is a choice every student planning to attend college makes. Maybe the choice came easily for you. You’ve always known that you want to be a lawyer, teacher, or animator. Perhaps choosing a major is like speed dating—many programs catch your eye …

August 23, 2022
Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson Welcomes the Freshman Class at the College of Arts & Sciences’ Chancellor’s Forum

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Aug. 23, 2022) – Regent University Founder, Chancellor & CEO Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson held the latest Chancellor’s Forum on August 16 before a crowd of …