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School of Communication & the Arts

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School of Communication and the Arts

645+ Local, National & International Student Film Awards

Plus, a $35 Million Communication & Performing Arts Center. Be equipped for Success. Explore the M.A. in Film-TV
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School of Communication and the Arts

Online Master’s in Theatre

Develop both, the Scholar and Artist in You. Explore the Program
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School of Communication and the Arts

Ph.D. in Communication

Pursue Your Ph.D. Online. Make a lasting impact as a writer, teacher, speaker, or thought leader. Learn About the Ph.D.
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School of Communication and the Arts

Gain a Transformative Christian University Experience

Transfer Up To 90 Credit Hours! Up to 75% of a Bachelor’s Degree or up to 50% of a Graduate Degree. Learn More Today
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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

“It’s been a long road of late nights and long mornings, but I made it.”

Paola Albarran, Ph.D. in Communication, 2020 News Anchor, Telemundo Amarillo; College Teacher, West Texas A&M University

“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

“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

“"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

“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)

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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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 …

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 …