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School of Communication and the Arts

School of Communication & the Arts

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Filming in progress, a skill taught at Regent's School of Communication.

School of Communication and the Arts

Gain a Transformative Christian University Experience

Explore communication programs, with multiple concentrations, offered online & in Virginia Beach. Get Started
Filming in progress, a skill taught at Regent's School of Communication.

School of Communication and the Arts

Making an Impact

Alumnus Nathan Todd Sims launches a new streaming platform. Read More
Filming in progress, a skill taught at Regent's School of Communication.

School of Communication and the Arts

500+ National & International Student Film Awards

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Filming in progress, a skill taught at Regent's School of Communication.

Transform Your Culture through Faith, Artistry & Strategic Communication

Storytelling in the 21st century across multiple media platforms offers unprecedented opportunities for Christians to shape culture and impact the world.

At Regent University our award-winning faculty of scholars, playwrights, and news and entertainment professionals will help you learn how to tell compelling stories while also developing your artistry and aligning your artistic vision with your Christian calling. We offer communication and arts degree programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels.

Regent’s on-campus and online courses in Communication & the Arts equip graduates for successful careers in film, television, theatre, news, and strategic and political communication. Through script and screenwriting projects, transmedia projects, news reporting, and productions in our film, television and theatre programs, students gain firsthand experience while building their professional resumes and portfolios.

If you’re looking for an innovative communication school or a top arts degree program, now is the time for you to explore all that Regent’s School of Communication & the Arts in Virginia has to offer.

Learn more about our degree programs today!

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Success Stories

“Regent University has a reputation of developing Christian leaders. I am so grateful to be growing toward that end. ”

Caleb Kinchlow, M.A. in Communication - Digital Media, 2012 Senior Videographer/Editor/Digital Content Producer, CBN; TV host; Author

“"God provided Regent University as a place of revitalization, equipping and waiting upon the Lord. I'm very grateful to the faculty and staff who gave of themselves to make Regent such an amazing place to learn."”

Shinn-Rong Chung, MFA, 2010

“My experience at Regent, as a student and an employee, has been phenomenal!”

Lisa Olson, M.A. in Public Relations, 1999 Career Services & Quality Manager, Robertson School of Government; Founder of Manyata Ministries; Motivational Speaker

“I truly believe God called me to be a journalist. Perhaps one of the most important lessons that I learned from Regent is to tell stories as best as I can through the lens of God. ”

Ashley Smith, M.A. in Journalism, 2013 Daybreak Anchor and Traffic/News Reporter, 13News Now (WVEC)

“My Regent learning experience helped inform my perspective on clients, products, the work environment and competitors, which heavily influences the work that I do.”

Shé Hall, M.A., 2011 Digital Media

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

  • American Broadcasting Company (ABC)
  • ABC Family
  • American Movie Classics (AMC)
  • Baylor University
  • Cable News Network (CNN)
  • Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN)
  • Cox Media
  • ESPN
  • FOX News
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard University
  • Home Box Office (HBO)
  • MSNBC
  • NASA
  • Paramount Pictures
  • Pepperdine University
  • Rhythm & Hues Studios
  • Sony Corporation of America
  • STRANG Communications
  • Studio Center Total Production
  • Tyndale House Publishers
  • Universal Studios
  • University of Virginia
  • The Walt Disney Company
  • World Reach
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Communication & the Arts

July 17, 2020
Regent Graduate Creates New Streaming Platform to Promote Consumer Choices, Producer Empowerment

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 17, 2020) - Nathan Todd Sims (SCA, ’99) has produced hundreds of film and television projects over the years, including an award-winning indie …

March 24, 2020
Regent University Launches Regent Stories Campaign to Feature Remarkable Alumni

The most popular movie genre in North America is adventure. The highest grossing film franchise and series worldwide is Marvel Cinematic Universe.* We all love stories of courage and …

December 19, 2019
Is a Graphic Design Degree Worth It?

Interested in becoming a graphic designer? Wondering if getting a graphic design degree is worth it? Read more to discover why a graphic design degree is worth getting, what you can expect from the coursework and some of the …

November 14, 2019
New Faculty Member Barbara Nicolosi Harrington is Raising the Bar for Christian Cinema Through Regent University’s Script and Screenwriting Program

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (October 22, 2019) – Barbara Nicolosi Harrington, Ph.D., has been named associate professor and …

September 20, 2019
Why Should I Earn a College Degree While in the Military?

By Brett Tubbs Serving in the military is an "all-in" feat. More than "just a job," military service is a lifestyle. Wondering whether pursuing a college education fits in? Here’s the thing: Getting your …

September 17, 2019
How Can I Earn My College Degree While Deployed?

By Brett Tubbs Getting a degree while serving active duty in the Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, the National Guard or Special Forces is an impressive goal on many fronts. You’re already living out an incredible …

August 27, 2019
Chapel at Regent University to be Dedicated to Jack E. Shaw and Jane L. Shaw in Ceremony on August 28

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (August 27, 2019) – On Wednesday, August 28, Regent University will dedicate its chapel to businessman, investor and philanthropist Jack E. Shaw …

August 5, 2019
God's Presence in Grief

A Message from Dr. William Hathaway Dean, School of Psychology & Counseling The Regent University community extends love and support to those affected by the recent shootings in Ohio and Texas. "These tragedies continue to highlight the …

August 1, 2019
Homebody, Social Butterfly or Burnout? How Knowing Your Student Type Can Determine Your Collegiate Success

The Ancient Greeks may well have been on to something when they declared: “Know thyself.” Knowing yourself — your strengths, weaknesses, habits, and …

July 31, 2019
Regent University Receives High Marks in Study.com Rankings

This past month, Study.com released their Best Online Accredited Schools, a list in which they place Regent University #1 out of 50. What’s more, they ranked Regent in Best Online Master's Degree Programs …

July 29, 2019
Top 10 College Considerations for Military and How Regent University Delivers

By Brett Tubbs If you’re a part of our United States military as an active service member, reservist, a military spouse, or dependent one thing is certain: You’re not an average student …

July 10, 2019
What is Your Learning Style (And Does It Spell Success)?

By Sarah Nguyen We all have certain ways that we learn and process information. Some prefer lectures and small group discussions. Others learn better through hands-on activities. And still others by seeing a …

June 14, 2019
The Top 10 Portable Degrees for Military Families

By Brett Tubbs Your life may change from year to year, but your career field doesn’t have to. Let's face it: When it comes to being a part of a military family, many of life's big decisions are oftentimes left up to …

June 7, 2019
Making Sense of Tragedy; Is It Possible?

https://youtu.be/eTFp4CewSTQ A Message from Dr. William Hathaway Dean, School of Psychology & Counseling The Regent University School of Psychology & Counseling has been actively engaged in helping to meet the needs …