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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

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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. We allow up to 90 transfer credit hours for all degree 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

“The professors here never allowed me to settle for good, always pushing me towards giving my best.”

Padmakshi "Paddy" Parkhe, M.A., 2011 Journalism

“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

“We were taught practical skills for the workplace in Regent's classroom. Now I can see how they work in a professional environment.”

Ryan Clemens, MFA, 2010 Acting

“I chose Regent because of its Christian principles, as I wanted to learn how to integrate my faith with telling stories; also because of its amazing film program and facilities. Yes, my expectations were definitely met.”

Michelle Bello, M.A., 2011 Cinema Arts/Television, Directing

“Regent trained me to be a skilled decision-maker.”

Sharon Weston Broome, M.A. in Communication, 1984 Mayor-President of Baton Rouge-East Baton Rouge Parish

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

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 …

March 30, 2021
Regent University Dean Launches Library Leadership Council

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 30, 2021) – The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) recently approved a proposal submitted by Dean of Regent University Library Esther Gillie to establish a CCCU Library Leadership Council …

March 29, 2021
Mary 4 Mayor: Regent University Feature Film Debuts April 5

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 29, 2021) – Regent University’s School of Communication & the Arts is pleased to announce the release of Mary 4 Mayor . The feature film, available April 5, marks the second collaboration between …

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 15, 2021
Regent Theatre Presents the Psychological Drama The Heiress

By Carlee MacPherson, Student Writer The Regent University theatre department presented a limited showing of The Heiress, by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, from March 4-7, 2021 in the Dede Robertson Theatre, located within the …

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 9, 2021
3 Questions to Ask If You’re Considering a Ph.D. in Communication

The decision to get a Ph.D. in Communication is a big one. Chances are, you’ve spent a lot of time and effort to get to the point you’re at right now in both your career and your education. So, the question being posed is …

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 feature, 10 television series …

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 making a world of difference. With …

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 benefits of getting this degree …

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 coordinator of script 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 bachelor’s, master’s, or …