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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. That is why we allow the transfer of up to 90 credit hours — 50% of your degree —so that you can achieve your goal. At Regent, 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

“The Virginia Beach City Public Schools cohort of ESL teachers in training was the perfect platform in which to study and learn. Upon completion of my last TESOL class, I was blessed with the opportunity to join the ESL staff of VBCPS. The amazing faculty of Regent's TESOL department helped make it possible.”

Altina Suber, M.Ed., 2015 Teacher

“There’s an atmosphere of excellence at Regent.”

Sharon Byrdsong, Ed.D., 2008 K-12 School Leadership

“If you are considering a career in teaching,
 consider preparing at Regent University.”

Doreatha White, M.Ed., 1997 Principal, J.J. Roberts Elementary School

“Just four years after receiving my degree from Regent, I had the honor of being named one of the nation's top educators. My Regent professors honed my focus on leadership, quality and innovation in education, which I use in my classroom every day.”

Lakeshia Ames, M. Ed., 2008 Educational Leadership

“Regent opened a door to self-discovery and selflessness. My Regent instructors encouraged me to operate on a higher level of motivation and others-oriented awareness.”

Sandra Turner, M.Ed., 2016 Professional Development

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

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School of Education

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 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 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 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. The general steps that lead to …

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 to be ineffective ways to …

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 happen though — parents and …

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 every lesson and lecture. The …

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 continuing to change at an extremely …

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, teachers can educate their …

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 …

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 high-quality educators is great. If …

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 outcomes and closing achievement …

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 out there that are stressful …

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 also things you can prepare …