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Regent University Launches 17 New Certificates That Can Be Completed in as Little as One Semester

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Aug. 3, 2022) – Regent University is pleased to announce the launch of 17 new undergraduate certificates – offered both online and on-campus in Virginia Beach, VA. These certificates have three to six classes each – and they can be completed in as little as one semester.

“These innovative certificates provide real-world training and experience for those seeking to re-skill, up-skill, and advance with new credentials,” said Dr. William L. Hathaway, executive vice president for Academic Affairs at Regent University. “Like all programs at Regent University, these 17 new undergraduate certificates are built on excellence to help you succeed.”

In the U.S., there is a growing number of online courses, but many of them are not accredited. However, Regent University is accredited and respected for its rigorous academics and relevant instruction that yields real-world results. In fact, for 10 years in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Regent University the #1 Online Bachelor’s in Virginia. These certificates are built on that same top-ranked curriculum and taught by Regent’s world-renowned faculty who invest in student success.

17 New Undergraduate Certificates:

  1. Advertising & Marketing
  2. Biblical Studies
  3. Business
  4. Christian Ministry
  5. Communication
  6. Computer Science
  7. Counseling
  8. Criminal Justice
  9. Cybersecurity
  10. Finance
  11. Government
  12. Healthcare Studies
  13. Human Resources
  14. Information Systems
  15. International Relations
  16. Leadership Studies
  17. Psychology

In addition to these new undergraduate certificates, Regent also offers nearly 40 graduate certificates in fields such as divinity, counseling, education, government, leadership, theatre, psychology, and more.

“We created these undergraduate certificates for those seeking professional development, continuing education, or new training,” said Joshua McMullen, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Regent. “Shaped by the world-class education that Regent is known for, these certificates offer convenience and flexibility, which are added benefits for those committed to maintaining work-life balance.”

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About Regent University

Founded in 1977, Regent University is America’s premier Christian university, with more than 11,000 students studying on its 70-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and online around the world. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in more than 150 areas of study including business, communication and the arts, counseling, cybersecurity, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, nursing, healthcare, and psychology. Regent University has been ranked the #1 Best Accredited Online College in the United States (, 2020), the #1 Safest College Campus in Virginia (YourLocalSecurity, 2021), and the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Program in Virginia for ten years in a row (U.S. News & World Report, 2022).