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Two nurses: Learn about Regent University's nursing scholarships & programs,

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Thank you, nurses. we owe you our future for your care and compassion.

Let us care for you by giving you financial and academic support to expand your credentials and elevate your future. Regent University’s School of Nursing is here to partner with you. We know that fitting in time for pursuing a degree can feel challenging. We’ve walked the same walk as working nurses also juggling school and life. That’s why we’ve developed a flexible curriculum structure and caring, Christ-centered culture to help you meet your goals. You can do this!

Are you experiencing stress or burnout?

Free Healthcare Hero support group for nurses to help you develop healthy coping strategies.
We are here for you. Call 757.352.4488.

Core Programs & Benefits

RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Master of Science in Nursing (Concentrations in: Nurse Educator and Nurse Leadership & Management)
Doctor of Nursing Practice in Nursing Administration & Leadership (Non-Licensure)

  • Fully Online, 8-Week Courses
  • Competitive Tuition & Generous Transfer Credit Policy
  • Minimum Practicum Requirements
  • Streamlined admissions process (2.0 GPA or higher required for RN to B.S. in Nursing, 3.0 GPA or higher for MSN)

Meet Our Leaders

Anna Ord, Acting Dean of Regent University's College of Healthcare Sciences.

Anna Ord, Psy.D.
Dean, College of Health & Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Anna Ord serves as the Dean for the College of Health & Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Ord is a licensed clinical psychologist and a neuropsychologist. She completed her doctoral and post-doctoral training in a number of medical settings, including Eastern Virginia Medical School, Hampton Roads Neuropsychology, and W. G. Hefner Veterans Affairs Healthcare System (with an academic affiliation at Wake Forest School of Medicine). Dr. Ord’s teaching background includes neurobiology, physiological psychology, psychopathology, neuroanatomy, psychological and neuropsychological assessment, as well as statistics and research methods. Dr. Ord’s clinical work includes treating patients with a wide variety of medial, mental health, and neurological conditions from diverse demographic groups, as well as underserved populations. Dr. Ord’s research focuses on factors affecting neuropsychological functioning across the lifespan, including the role of modifiable lifestyle factors (such as sleep, nutrition, and exercise) in patients’ overall functioning and wellbeing.

Jamie Holland, DNP Director, MSN Program, School of Nursing

Jamie Holland, DNP, PMHNP-BC, AGCNS-BC, RN
Director, School of Nursing
RN to B.S. Program Director, School of Nursing
Assistant Professor, College of Health & Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Jamie Holland directs Regent’s School of Nursing and MSN program and expands her expertise in interprofessional, interdisciplinary and integrated healthcare as the director of her Research and Care Institute. Holland holds advanced practice board certifications as an Adult Geriatric Clinical Nurse Specialist and a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. When she is not serving the university or the community at her mental health practice, she can be found on the beach or working with her puppy and future therapy dog, Rigatoni.

Theresa Ann Genetelli Long, DNP, FNP-BC, RN, CDE
MSN Program Director, School of Nursing
Assistant Professor, College of Health & Behavioral Sciences

After earning a bachelor’s degree in environmental health from Rutgers University, Dr. Theresa Long received a Master of Science in Nursing from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Virginia. She is board-certified as a family nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and as a certified diabetes educator by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators.

“Regent offers a 25% discount for veterans, which is helping me pay for my MSN degree.”

Michelle Schindler, MSN, '22 Registered Nurse, Certified (RNC); Veteran

“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