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Ranked among the Top 5 Best Online Graduate Education Programs in Virginia for 8 consecutive years, U.S. News. Read More
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Regent’s School of Education Offering Free Webinars Amidst Social Distancin

Regent University’s School of Education (SOE) has developed a free webinar series geared toward teaching at home! Read More
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Preparing Highly Skilled Educators to Bring Answers to the Education Crisis

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As you consider a graduate degree in education, you’ll find a rich and encouraging mix of scholarship, leadership and mentorship in Regent’s School of Education – a standard of excellence that has contributed to our school’s recognition by U.S. News & World Report, 2020, for top online programs.

Ours is a fully accredited academic program that will introduce you to today’s leading-edge practices in teaching and administration. Your education degree is important to us. You won’t just read about education theories and approaches. You’ll see them modeled firsthand by Regent professors. And, thanks to these nationally recognized leaders, you will be fully engaged in classes with faculty who are clearly invested in you.

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Success Stories

“Regent's M.Ed. in TESOL program has prepared me to organize and run the ESL courses at my school. Regent's TESOL professors assign the most applicable projects, which have helped me with planning lessons, selecting curriculum and creating assessments, as well as with conducting several teacher-in-service sessions for my school.”

Katherine Tipton, M.Ed., 2011 Teacher

“Looking back, I can take almost every single facet of my daily work and tie it to my training at Regent. ”

Thomas "Randy" Brunk, M.Ed., 1989 Head of School, Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy

“My career has evolved over a short period of time because of my faith and the teacher preparation programs at Regent. The academic, spiritual and leadership guidance shared during my time at Regent gave me the foundation needed to excel in my field.”

Chonita Walker, M.Ed., 2011 Reading Specialist

“Regent really helped me understand the unique landscape of Christian higher education. I feel better prepared to contribute to Life Pacific College's distinct mission and purpose because of my time spent here.”

Josh Arnold, M.Ed., 2008 HR Leadership & Management

“The program offered a great financing opportunity for teachers, and it also had that caliber of education I was looking for but at a reasonable price. Plus, it’s local, yet also accessible from a distance.”

Kristin Garmin, M.Ed. , 2016 Reading Specialist (with endorsement)

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

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School of Education

February 12, 2021
How to Become a Teacher: Bachelor's in Education and Teaching-Degree Path

A career in education is rewarding and empowering as you engage students in learning about themselves and the world. Teachers educate children and adolescents about a wide range of subjects …

April 8, 2020
Strategies to Make Learning Stick

By Esther Blair Studying seems like a pretty straightforward process, common sense even. But look back at what you learned and try to remember it. Strategies such as highlighting, rereading, cramming, and repeating key skills turn out …

April 8, 2020
Building Great Parent-Teacher Relationships

By Esther Blair "It takes a village to raise a child." Research shows that a strong parent-teacher relationship boosts student achievement and outcomes, especially for lower-income students. These relationships don’t just …

April 8, 2020
Augmented Reality Apps and Why You Should Use Them

By Esther Blair The goal of every educator is to capture their students’ attention, provide a lesson that they will retain, and inspire them to think differently about the world. These goals are at the foundation of …

April 8, 2020
Preparing Students for Their Future Jobs

By Esther Blair Our job as educators is to teach students skills that will prepare them for their future. But what does that look like in today’s world? Our world has shifted drastically in technical information and is …

April 8, 2020
Going Green in the Classroom

By Esther Blair A United Nations report put forth data indicating that serious action needs to be taken worldwide in the next decade to avoid potentially catastrophic and irreversible climate change. While this information can seem dire …

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 …

February 17, 2020
Preparing Highly Skilled Educators to Bring Answers to the Education Crisis Regent University: “A” Rated and Best of Class

At the start of 2017, some 100,000+ classrooms were without fully qualified teachers. The teacher shortage is clear, and the need for …

December 17, 2019
The Superintendent Who’s Changing the Trajectory of Lives

When you meet someone powerfully operating in their purpose, something special happens: They inspire you too. Such is the case with Sharon I. Byrdsong, Ed.D. (EDU ’08). Recognized for improving academic …

November 12, 2019
How to Maintain a Healthy Work-Life Balance

Maintaining a healthy work-life balance is difficult in any job, and teaching is no different. According to one study, three quarters of teachers (73 percent) report that they find their job stressful. There are lots of jobs …

November 12, 2019
Digital Learning Day: The Answer for Weather-Related Missed School Days

Chronic absenteeism, teacher work days, holidays, sick days . . . these are all things that can hinder the momentum in your classroom to keep individuals on track with your lesson plans. They are …

November 12, 2019
How to Nail Parent-Teacher Conferences

Parent-teacher conferences offer the opportunity for you to connect with parents and discuss ways to help their child overcome obstacles and progress academically. While these meetings can be intimidating for even the most …

November 12, 2019
Social Media Guidelines For Teachers

Social media has become a mainstay in American society over the past decade, and an estimated 70-90% of adults use some form of social networking. Whether you are super savvy or stick to the basics, there are a few guidelines …

November 1, 2019
Remembering Dr. Hope Jordan, Educator, Author, Beloved Leader

Monday, October 28, 2019, marked the passing of Dr. Hope Marie Jordan, a beloved professor in the School of Education for over 20 years. Jordan was the chair for both the Exceptional Educational Executive …

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 …