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Mark Batterson, a graduate of Regent University.


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As a world-class Christian university, Regent provides master’s and doctoral degrees in areas the market demands most, including Arts & Communication, Business & Leadership, Cybersecurity, Divinity, Education, Law & Government, Nursing & Healthcare, Psychology & Counseling, and STEM. With our flexible online program options, you can earn your degree around your work, family and life commitments. Come experience the Regent difference!

Largest Divinity Programs in the Nation/World among all ATS-accredited Seminaries ATS Annual Data Tables, 2021-2022
of Regent students received aid in 2022-2023
Best Online Graduate Business Programs in Virginia (non-MBA). Ranking in the Top 5 for 10 consecutive years. U.S. News & World Report, 2024

What is a Graduate Degree?

A graduate degree is an advanced academic degree requiring students to earn an undergraduate or bachelor’s degree. Graduate degrees are highly sought after by employers as they symbolize theoretical and practical knowledge of specialized subject areas. Graduate programs include both master’s and doctoral degrees. The type of graduate degree earned depends on the area of education specialization. Some examples of graduate degrees include Juris Doctor (J.D.), Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Master of Business Administration (MBA) and more.

Benefits of a Graduate Degree

  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, a post-bachelor degree can allow you to earn up to $31,000 more each year.1
  • Engage in more specialized learning of your profession and industry with challenging and rewarding coursework.
  • Prepare for licensure and job placement with accredited programs and internships.

Why Choose Regent for Your Graduate Degree

  1. Regent believes in delivering high-quality education that empowers students to pave the way in thought leadership and innovative action in their industry of study.
  2. There is no GMAT or GRE requirement for programs outside of the School of Psychology & Counseling
  3. Flexible Online & On-Campus Courses

In addition to these benefits, Regent is committed to offering practical resources to prepare students to succeed academically and in life.

Average Median Wage of age 25+ professionals with a post-bachelor's degree U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2021

Research opportunities

Become a published academic researcher with the various research centers and initiatives at Regent University.

Emerging Leadership Journeys

Journal of Biblical Perspectives in Leadership

School of Psychology & Counseling Initiatives

Work & Internship Opportunities

Student positions for graduate students open every year. Get experience working in your area of interest while enrolled in your program. Explore Graduate Assistant opportunities.

The Center for Global Justice® grant program provides students funded internships with legal organizations around the globe. Earn hands-on legal experience—intern with the Center for Global Justice®.

Resources for Graduate Students

1. “Education pays, 2021,” Career Outlook, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2022.

Top-quality academics in a Christ-focused environment.

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“For me, it’s a direct reflection of what I learned at Regent that made me want to create these companies and have the impact I’m having.”

Jason Carthen, Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, 2009 NFL linebacker, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, coach, radio host, best-selling author

“It was the beginning stages of Regent's D.Min. program that really helped define my leadership gift and lay a foundation for what the Lord has done. It gave me the practical tools that I needed.”

Mark Batterson, D.Min., 2013 Lead Pastor of National Community Church in Washington, D.C.; New York Times Best-Selling Author

“"It will be the principles of servant leadership that I largely learned at Regent that I'll carry with me. These principles defined me as a corporate leader, and I believe they will define my political leadership."”

Scott Rigell, MBA, 1990 Former Representative of Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District; U.S. Marine Corps Reserve veteran; former owner of Freedom Automotive

“Regent professors caused me to learn to think critically in a way I had never done. [They] forced me to think well, and at the root of writing well is thinking well.”

Charles Martin, Ph.D., 2000 New York Times Best-Selling Author

“There’s an atmosphere of excellence at Regent.”

Sharon Byrdsong, Ed.D., 2008 K-12 School Leadership