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Robertson School of Government

Welcome to Regent University’s School of Government, where students look first when beginning their educational journeys in political science and government-related graduate programs.

Can you envision yourself working at the White House or Capitol Hill, as a city manager or nonprofit executive director, or in some other form of public service? We prepare people just like you for careers in public service, both in and out of government.

Our mission is to train leaders who strengthen the ethical and moral foundation of Judeo-Christian principles in government, and who are called to preserve individual freedom, representative democracy and constitutional government. To accomplish this, we allow students to transfer up to 90 credit hours to finish strong here at Regent University.

Regent University School of Government graduates serve in strategic positions in: the White House, Capitol Hill, the Departments of State, Justice and Homeland Security, city councils and state legislatures, NGOs, think tanks, universities, and the military.

Are you called to join the ranks of our alumni who are Christian leaders changing the world?

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Virtual Broadcast 9/11: A 20-Year Retrospective Learn More

Success Stories

“Regent Law gave me a high-quality education delivered by passionate professors who brilliantly integrated biblical principles into rigorous curriculum. The collegiality of professors and peers also stands out. I can't imagine you get that blend at any other ABA-approved school.”

Bradley Knox, J.D., 1994 Life & Health Insurance Vice President & Counsel, Federal Relations, Aflac, Inc., Washington, D.C.

“Proverbs 27:17 states, 'Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.' That's been my Regent experience academically and relationally. I am grateful to have grown together with such amazing people.”

Christian Ellis, B.S. in Business, 2018; M.A. in Organizational Leadership, 2020 Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President, Regent University

“I would put Regent up against the finest law schools. Regent provided me with a top-notch legal education. Quality academic instruction is required of any law school, but Regent went a step further by providing faculty and staff who genuinely cared for and supported the students.”

Teresa Hammons, J.D., 1988

“It’s tough being a student when you’re older but [Regent] had so much flexibility and understanding that enabled me to pursue my degree.”

Ed Lee, M.A., 2017 Practical Theology

“It is neat to see people who care about excellence but aren’t haughty about it. They approach it with humility in their academics, their spiritual lives, and each other.”

Hannah Lillemo, B.A., 2020 Honors Program Graduate

Graduates go on to have successful careers in the global marketplace, including positions at Fortune 100 companies.

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  • Brookings Institution
  • Focus on the Family
  • FOX News
  • Heritage Foundation
  • Joint Forces Staff College
  • Judicial Watch
  • NATO
  • Pennsylvania Family Institute
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services
  • United States House of Representatives
  • United States Senate
  • Virginia House of Delegates
  • The White House
  • Zambia
  • Missouri
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  • Office of the President Personnel
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  • U.S. Representative
  • Forum Foundation
  • Concerned Women for America
  • National Fatherhood Initiative
  • Direct Campaign Solutions
  • Just Law International
  • Suffolk, VA
  • Booz Allen
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Arkansas
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Robertson School of Government

October 15, 2021
Regent Honors Former Professor José L. González

Form José L. González It is fitting during the National Hispanic Heritage Month to call attention to the many years of faithful service and help by our dear friend and colleague, Pastor and Professor José L. González. He has been a professor …

August 18, 2021
Rising World Changers

Meet Nine Accomplished Graduates from the Class of 2021 who are Ready to Change the World Sheila Atieno (College of Arts & Sciences ’21)B.S. in Biophysical Sciences Sheila is living proof that miracles exist. In middle school, a train wreck left …

August 16, 2021
Regent University to Host Virtual Event to Commemorate the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (August 16, 2021) – September 11, 2001, was a day that changed America. In commemoration of the 20th anniversary, Regent University’s Robertson School of Government will host a virtual event …

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 …

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 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 …

May 3, 2021
Regent University Presents: American Election Integrity With Law Professor David Clements

Welcome to the final installation of Regent University's American Election Integrity conference, featuring a review of cases by law professor David Clements. Clements gives a riveting overview of the many …

May 3, 2021
Regent University Presents: American Election Integrity With Eric Metaxas

Be inspired by New York Times best-selling author and radio host Eric Metaxas, as you watch his video from the Election Integrity conference, hosted by Regent University's Robertson School of Government. Metaxas …

April 26, 2021
Regent University Presents: American Election Integrity With Commentator Mark Steyn

Welcome to the fifth video of the Robertson School of Government (RSG) Election Integrity conference, featuring Mark Steyn. Steyn is a Canadian author and commentator, Tucker Carlson guest host, and author of …

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 20, 2021
Regent University Presents: American Election Integrity With Dr. Peter Navarro

Welcome to the fourth video of the Robertson School of Government (RSG) Election Integrity conference. Below, you can access important insights from Dr. Peter Navarro, author of the definitive review of the 2020 …

April 13, 2021
Regent University Presents: American Election Integrity With Jim and Joe Hoft from The Gateway Pundit

Watch the third video in the Robertson School of Government (RSG) American Election Integrity series below. In this video, moderated by former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann who now services as …

April 6, 2021
Regent University Presents: American Election Integrity With John Fund, Hans von Spakovsky, and Jay Ashcroft

Watch the second in the Robertson School of Government American Election Integrity series below. This video explains the most pressing hot button issue in politics today … H.R. 1/S1 …

March 31, 2021
Regent University Presents: American Election Integrity Keynote With Dr. Ben Carson and Eric Metaxas

On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, Regent University’s Robertson School of Government (RSG) hosted a highly attended virtual conference on the critical topic of election integrity in America. Moderated …