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College of Healthcare Sciences and School of Nursing

Nursing & Healthcare Degrees

Explore Degrees such as the B.S. in Healthcare Management, R.N. to B.S. in Nursing, MSN & Doctorate in Healthcare Leadership. Explore Degrees
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College of Healthcare Sciences and School of Nursing

Regent Extends $5,000 Scholarship to Nurses

Limited-time offer extended through August 6, 2021. Complete a Request Information Form to Learn More. Read About the Scholarship
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College of Healthcare Sciences and School of Nursing

RN to B.S. in Nursing Program

Build on Your Expertise through Regent’s Online, CCNE-Accredited RN to B.S. in Nursing Program. Explore the Program
A nurse: Regent offers an RN to B.S. in Nursing degree program online and in Virginia Beach.

College of Healthcare Sciences and School of Nursing

MSN – Master of Science in Nursing

Looking to Advance in Your Career as a Nurse Leader or Educator? Explore Regent’s Online MSN Degree Program. Learn About the MSN
A healthcare professional: Regent University offers an MSN degree program online and in Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

College of Healthcare Sciences and School of Nursing

From Veteran Sailor to Nursing Leader

“It Was in This Season, Helping My Brother Relearn His Alphabet and Taking Him to Physical Therapy, that God Placed Nursing on My Heart,” Says Michelle Schindler, BSN, RNC-MNN. Read Her Story
Nursing school student, Michelle Schindler.

Change Lives, Including Your Own

Nursing and healthcare are among the fastest growing fields in the country. By choosing a career in this area, you can increase your job opportunities and enjoy making a difference in the care of others. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median annual income for healthcare practitioners and technical occupations (such as registered nurses with a bachelor’s degree, physicians and dental hygienists) is nearly double the annual wage for all other occupations.

Whether your calling is nursing, gerontology, health sciences or healthcare leadership, management or policy, Regent will equip you to excel both personally and professionally.

The baccalaureate and master’s degree programs in nursing at Regent University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.

Explore the Regent difference.

  • 8-week online nursing courses
  • Additional 8- and 15-week healthcare course options, online and on campus
  • High-quality programs to help you upgrade your credentials
  • Faith-based approach
  • Transfer friendly for many degree programs
  • Financial aid available
  • Top military-friendly school
  • Transfer up to 90 credit hours

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Success Stories

“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

“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

“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
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Healthcare Sciences and School of Nursing

July 22, 2021
Regent University Named #1 Safest College Campus in Virginia

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 22, 2021) – Regent University has been ranked the #1 Safest College in Virginia. Regent’s outstanding safeguards were recognized in a new report by YourLocalSecurity, an ADT authorized provider and partner of …

July 1, 2021
Regent University Appoints New Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 1, 2021) – Today, Regent University welcomed Aaron Marks as its new Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions. Marks will oversee Regent’s admissions initiatives and recruitment efforts …

June 17, 2021
Regent University Names William L. Hathaway, Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 17, 2021) – Today, Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson, founder, chancellor, and CEO of Regent University, announced that the university has appointed William L. Hathaway, Ph.D. to …

June 11, 2021
Spring 2021 Faculty Awards for Excellence Announced by Regent's Office of Academic Affairs

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 11, 2021) - Regent University's Faculty Awards for Excellence program recognizes faculty for their extraordinary commitment and dedication to Regent's mission as evidenced by …

May 12, 2021
14 SOAR FAQs Answered: An Interview with Regent University’s Orientation Team

By Katelynn Condrey - Student Writer VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 12, 2021) – As Regent University’s Spring 2021 semester comes to a close, our beautiful campus is gearing up for the summer events, including SOAR …

May 8, 2021
Regent University Celebrates Largest Graduating Class at 41st Commencement Ceremony

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 8, 2021) – On Saturday, May 8, 2021, Regent University conferred over 2,500 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 41st commencement ceremony—making the class of 2021 the largest …

April 26, 2021
Regent University Freezes Tuition for 2021-22 Academic Year

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 26, 2021) – To help students recover from the financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, Regent University will freeze tuition for all classes in Fall 2021 through Summer 2022, both online and on campus. For …

April 14, 2021
Regent University Extends $5,000 Healthcare Hero Scholarship™ to Nurses

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 14, 2021) – To honor the healthcare heroes serving on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, Regent University is offering a $5,000 Healthcare Hero Scholarship™ to all licensed, registered …

March 18, 2021
10 Things You Need to Know About Regent 2021 Commencement and Commissioning Virtual Ceremonies

Regent is excited that graduates and their supporters from around the world can come together during a virtual experience to celebrate the culmination of our journey together. Here are some important …

March 18, 2021
Regent University Announces Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as 2021 Commencement Speaker

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 18, 2021) – Regent University is pleased to announce former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as the keynote speaker for its 41st commencement ceremony on May 8, 2021. Secretary …

March 8, 2021
Regent University Will Celebrate Virtual Commencement Ceremony on May 8, 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 8, 2021) – On Saturday, May 8, 2021, Regent University will celebrate its 41st commencement ceremony in a virtual format with live-streamed events at www.regent.edu/commencement. We are …

February 10, 2021
Regent University Nursing Students Help Administer COVID-19 Vaccines in Virginia

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (February 10, 2021) – In response to a surging demand for healthcare personnel who are trained to administer vaccines, Regent University nursing students are helping the Virginia Department of …

February 8, 2021
What Can I Do with a Psychology Degree?

Investing in your education is one of the most important financial decisions you’ll make. You’ll want to make a rewarding and informed choice!  Holding a B.S. in Psychology degree opens doors to a rich array of jobs in diverse fields. Whether you …

January 29, 2021
RN vs. BSN Education: Pathways for Your Nursing Career

Nursing is a profession that can open the door to many employment opportunities. From direct patient care to becoming a nurse educator or leading public health initiatives, nurses advance health and compassionate care for people in all stages …

January 27, 2021
CACREP-Accredited Online Counseling Programs: FAQs

What is a CACREP Accreditation, and Why Does it Matter? The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) is a specialized accrediting body that audits master’s and doctoral degree programs in counseling, in …