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School of Communication and the Arts

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 the 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.

Explore Communication & Arts Degrees + Certificates

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Success Stories

“When it comes to higher education, it’s about giving students every opportunity to succeed and making sure they have the tools to walk out God’s calling. I've been given so much opportunity and a fantastic education at Regent; if that doesn't set me up to help someone else, what will? ”

Stephanie Iaquinto, Ph. D., 1996 Communications

“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

“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

“When I came to Regent, life had kind of clipped my wings. In hindsight, I see that Regent wasn’t so much a restoration project, but rather a new-construction project. ”

Bruce Long, M.A. in Cinema/ TV Acting & Directing, 2001 Executive Director, CITA Producer, The Repertoire Fund

“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

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

August 9, 2022
Regent University Named the Best Online Christian College in America Again

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Aug. 9, 2022) – Regent University has been ranked by BibleCollegeOnline.com (BCO) as the  Best Online Christian College in America— for the second year in a row. “We are incredibly honored …

June 7, 2022
Why is College Important? Pursue a Life of Significance at Regent

Why is college important in setting the scene for future success? The answers go far beyond higher pay or better job opportunities, although there are plenty of benefits like that. The experience can impart dividends that can't be …

May 7, 2022
Regent University Celebrates Largest Graduating Class at 42nd Commencement Ceremony

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 7, 2022) – On Saturday, May 7, 2022, Regent University conferred 2,559 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 42nd commencement ceremony—making the class of 2022 the largest …

April 27, 2022
Regent University Appoints Dr. Simon Tarr as Dean of the Honors College

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 27, 2022) – The Regent University Board of Trustees has named Dr. Simon Tarr as the new dean of the Honors College, effective July 1, 2022. Dr. M. G. “Pat” Robertson, Founder, Chancellor …

April 7, 2022
Mary 4 Mayor: Regent University Feature Film Wins Gold for Best Comedy

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 7, 2022) – Regent University School of Communication & the Arts is pleased to announce its second collaborative feature film—Mary 4 Mayor —has won Gold for Best Comedy. The film was …

March 25, 2022
Steinway & Sons Showcases Its Most Innovative Piano, The Spirio|r, at Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 25, 2021) – Regent University is pleased to announce that Steinway & Sons will feature its most sophisticated piano – The Spirio|r B – at Regent University from March to …

March 9, 2022
Regent University's School of Communication & the Arts Launches New & Enhanced Degree Programs

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 9, 2022) – Regent University is pleased to announce new and enhanced degree programs in film & television, producing, screenwriting, and video production. The programs …

February 25, 2022
Regent University Scores High Marks in Niche’s 2022 Best Colleges Rankings

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (February 25, 2022) – Niche recently released its 2022 Best Colleges list, ranking Regent University among the best colleges in the nation for its campus, dorms, safety, degree programs, diversity …

February 14, 2022
Regent University Announces Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin as 2022 Commencement Speaker

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (February 14, 2022) – Regent University is pleased to announce that Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin will be the keynote speaker for Regent’s 42nd commencement ceremony on May 7, 2022 …

February 1, 2022
9 Jobs You Can Get with a Master's in Theatre

You've probably heard it before: "If you want a job, pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, or math." Perhaps you have been discouraged from pursuing your passion for theatrical arts, unsure of what you will do after you graduate. You …

December 28, 2021
Regent University Celebrates the 2021 Year in Review

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 28, 2021) – In 2021, Regent University celebrated record-breaking milestones, launched new programs and initiatives, welcomed new leaders, and received prestigious honors and awards. The following highlights …

December 7, 2021
#1 Best Value College in Virginia for 2021: Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 7, 2021) – Best Value Schools has ranked Regent University #1 Best College in Virginia for 2021. Their research measured all colleges and universities in Virginia based on key factors of cost of …

December 2, 2021
Announcing a FREE Must-See Streaming Premiere: The 2021 Regent University Christmas Special

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 2, 2021) – Regent University will present a holiday music celebration on Friday, December 17, 2021 at 7 p.m. ET. The Regent University Christmas Special will stream on the …

October 12, 2021
Two Regent Producers Release Award-Winning Indie Film, Christmas in July

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (October 12, 2021) – Regent University’s School of Communication & the Arts is pleased to announce the home release of Christmas in July . The well-received family drama was coproduced by …

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 …