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Regent University, a private, coeducational, Christian university founded in 1978, enrolls nearly 6,000 students. Regent University offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate (including doctoral) degrees through eight academic schools. Regent University has educated students from more than 100 countries.

Regent University offers more than 60 online degree programs through Regent Online, many with numerous concentration options.

At the undergraduate level, students may earn online associate degrees in areas such as business and Christian studies, as well as online bachelor's degrees in accounting, communication, leadership studies, government, and more.

Online students can also pursue a host of master's degrees ranging from education to counseling to theater, and doctoral programs, in areas such as counselor education, ministry, and communication.

Some graduate programs require weekend or week-long residencies. The same professors teach the online and on-campus courses. Regent Online students have access to 24/7 tech support.

Regent University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).

Regent University Recognized as an Online College Leader

TBS has recognized Regent University as a leader of online education in the areas of business & management, education & teaching, and liberal arts & humanities for having several ranking online programs in these areas, offered through the following schools and departments:

School of Business and Leadership

The School of Business and Leadership at Regent University offers undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees and certificates in a variety of areas of business, including business management, organizational leadership, entrepreneurship, business analytics, and church leadership. The school's curricula balance theory and practice, incorporating sound business principles, practical applications and skills, and evangelical Christian perspectives. Both entry-level students and seasoned professionals prepare for advancement through accelerated and online degree programs (including an online MBA with numerous concentrations), professional experience opportunities, and research labs and centers like the Regent Center for Entrepreneurship.

The School of Business and Leadership offers online degree programs featured in the following rankings:

Department of English, Communication, and the Arts

The Department of English, Communication, and the Arts, part of the College of Arts and Sciences at Regent University, offers undergraduate degrees, including bachelor of fine arts degrees, in a variety of communications and arts fields. Whether seeking careers and professional success, in areas like journalism, graphic design, media production, theatre, or writing, or simply looking for a well-rounded education to build on, the school provides students with a strong foundation of knowledge and skills. Students may pursue topics of study including English, communications, journalism, strategic communication, animation, television, acting, and government.. The school prepares students to pursue or advance careers through professional experience opportunities and flexible online degree options.

The Department of English, Communication, and the Arts offers online degree programs featured in the following rankings:

Department of Business, Leadership, and Management

The Department of Business, Leadership, and Management, part of the College of Arts and Sciences at Regent University, provides students with undergraduate degree and certificate program options to study a variety of business fields. Blending business principles and practical knowledge with a sound general education curriculum, as well as courses in Christian concepts and history, the department offers options for study in areas such as accounting, management, economics, management information systems, Christian ministry, government, and marketing. With online degree options and professional experience opportunities, the department serves non-traditional students as well as traditional students on their way to a diverse array of leading roles in business.

The Department of Business, Leadership, and Management offers online degree programs featured in the following rankings:

Robertson School of Government

The Robertson School of Government at Regent University offers a variety of graduate degree and certificate programs for students seeking to advance roles in government and public administration settings. The school's offerings include master's degrees in government, national security studies, and public administration (an MPA). Through curricula that blend governmental and administrative principles with a conservative Christian worldview, the school builds on the goal of developing Christian servant leaders fit for public administration and leadership. Students benefit from accelerated and online degree programs and professional experience opportunities. The Robertson School of Government is a member of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).

The Robertson School of Government offers an online degree program featured in the following ranking:

School of Divinity

The School of Divinity at Regent University offers graduate and doctoral degrees in the fields of divinity, theology, ministry, and Christian spirituality. For students seeking to answer a spiritual calling to religious service, the school provides advanced education rooted in a conservative evangelical worldview. Students in the School of Divinity develop the skills and knowledge necessary to enter a variety of roles in the church, service, and spiritual thought. The school offers flexible online degree programs, professional experience opportunities, and the Center for Renewal Studies to serve both traditional and non-traditional students.

The School of Divinity offers online degree programs featured in the following rankings:

School of Education

The School of Education at Regent University is dedicated to meeting the needs of busy, working professionals and non-traditional students seeking advancement in diverse fields of education, through a variety of graduate, doctoral, and professional degree and certificate programs. Students may pursue M.Ed., Ed.D., Ed.S., and Ph.D. programs with many concentration options in topics such as educational leadership, curriculum and instruction, elementary education, instructional design and technology, reading, and special education. The school builds its programs on theoretical and practical approaches to education, blended with Christian principles. With accelerated and online degree options, professional opportunities and career resources, and the Martinson Center for Mathematics and Science, the school provides flexible education options for working professionals seeking career advancement. The School of Education is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).

The School of Education offers online degree programs featured in the following rankings:

School of Psychology and Counseling

The School of Psychology and Counseling at Regent University, offers graduate, doctoral, and professional degrees and certificates in variety of psychology and counseling fields. Students seeking professional advancement in psychology and counseling may pursue topics such as marriage and family counseling, pastoral counseling, school counseling, general psychology, clinical mental health counseling, and clinical psychology. The school prepares students to pursue or advance careers through professional experience opportunities, flexible online degrees, access to research labs and centers such as the Psychological Services Center, and student and professional organizations. The School of Psychology and Counseling offers numerous programs accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

The School of Psychology and Counseling at Regent University offers an online degree program featured in the following ranking:

Department of Teacher Education and Interdisciplinary Studies

The Department of Teacher Education and Interdisciplinary Studies, part of the College of Arts and Sciences, provides students with undergraduate degree program options. Building on curricula that blend theory and practice, students may pursue topics of study such as teacher education for PreK-3 and PreK-6 populations, and early childhood education . With online degree options and professional experience opportunities, meets the needs of busy, non-traditional students.

The Department of Teacher Education and Interdisciplinary Studies offers an online degree program featured in the following ranking:

Accreditation Regional (SACS)
Public/Private Private Nonprofit
Region Southeast
Acceptance Rate 86%
Retention Rate 78%
Graduation Rate 50.5%
Requires ACT or SAT SAT or ACT
Cost Per Credit
(In-State/Out-of-State)
Undergrad: $530/$530
Grad: $575/$575

Regent University-Regent Online Featured in TBS Rankings

Regent University Online Degrees

Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs

  • BAS in Criminal Justice
  • BAS in Information Systems Technology
  • BAS in Management and Leadership
  • BA in Biblical and Theological Studies
  • BA in Biblical and Theological Studies: Biblical Studies
  • BA in Biblical and Theological Studies: Theological and Historical Studies
  • BA in Christian Ministry
  • BA in Communication Studies
  • BA in Communication Studies: Advertising and Public Relations
  • BA in Communication Studies: Internet and Social Media
  • BA in Communication Studies: Journalism
  • BA in Communication Studies: Organizational Communication
  • BA in Communication Studies: Professional and Technical Writing
  • BA in Communication Studies: Rhetoric and Public Culture
  • BA in Communication Studies: Strategic Communication
  • BA in Communication Studies: Theatre
  • BA in English
  • BA in English: Biblical Studies
  • BA in English: Communication
  • BA in English: Government
  • BA in English: History
  • BA in English: Secondary English Education
  • BA in English: Self-Designed
  • BA in English: Writing
  • BA in Government
  • BA in Government: American Government and Politics
  • BA in Government: International Relations and Foreign Policy
  • BA in Government: Pre-Law
  • BA in History
  • BA in International Studies
  • BA in Law and National Security
  • BA in Leadership Studies
  • BA in Leadership Studies: Business
  • BA in Leadership Studies: Christian Ministry
  • BA in Leadership Studies: Criminal Justice
  • BA in Leadership Studies: Government
  • BA in Leadership Studies: Information Technology
  • BA in Leadership Studies: Self-Designed
  • BA in Political Communication
  • BA in Politics and History
  • BS in Accounting
  • BS in Business
  • BS in Business: Accounting
  • BS in Business: Economics

Online Master’s Degree Programs

  • MA in Business and Design Management
  • MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • MA in Communication: Technical Communication
  • MA in Financial Planning and Law
  • MA in Government: National Security Studies
  • MA in Law: Advanced Paralegal Studies
  • MA in Law: Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • MA in Law: Cybersecurity Law
  • MA in Law: Healthcare Law
  • MA in Law: Human Resources Law
  • MA in Law: Human Rights and Rule of Law
  • MA in Law: Immigration Law
  • MA in Law: International Business Transactions
  • MA in Law: Regulatory Compliance
  • MA in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling
  • MA in National Security Studies: Cybersecurity Policy
  • MA in National Security Studies: Homeland Security
  • MA in National Security Studies: International Security
  • MA in National Security Studies: Middle East Politics
  • MA in Practical Theology: Missiology
  • MA in Practical Theology: Spiritual Formation
  • MA in School Counseling
  • MEd.: Individualized Degree Program
  • MEd.: Individualized Degree Program: Autism Certificate
  • MEd.: Individualized Degree Program: NILD Educational Therapy
  • MEd in Christian School Administration
  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction
  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction: Christian School
  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction: Gifted and Talented Add:on Endorsement
  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction: Gifted and Talented Non:endorsement
  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction: STEM
  • MEd in Curriculum and Instruction: Teacher Leader
  • MEd in Discipleship for Ministry
  • MEd in Educational Leadership: Admin and Supervision (preK-12)
  • MEd in Instructional Design and Technology
  • MEd in K-12 Special Education: Autism Certificate
  • MEd in K-12 Special Education: General Curriculum Licensure
  • MEd in K-12 Special Education: Non:Licensure
  • MEd in K-12 Special Education: Reading Specialist
  • MEd in Leadership in Mathematics Education
  • MEd in Reading Specialist: Licensure (Reading)
  • MEd in Reading Specialist: Non:Licensure
  • MEd in Student Affairs
  • MEd in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL): K-12 Track
  • MEd in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL): TESOL: Adult Education
  • MS in Business Analytics
  • MS in Cosmogony
  • MS in Cybersecurity: Cybersecurity Management
  • MS in Cybersecurity: Cybersecurity Policy
  • MS in General Psychology: Addictions
  • MS in General Psychology: Cyberpsychology/Cybersecurity
  • MS in General Psychology: Industrial:Organizational Psychology
  • MS in General Psychology: Leadership Coaching
  • MS in General Psychology: Marriage and Family
  • MS in Nursing (MSN): Nurse Educator
  • MS in Nursing (MSN): Nurse Leadership and Management
  • MA in Church Leadership
  • MA in Communication
  • MA in Communication: Media and Arts Management and Promotion
  • MA in Communication: Political Communication
  • MA in Communication: Strategic Communication
  • MA in Film and TV
  • MA in Film and TV: Producing
  • MA in Film and TV: Script Writing
  • MA in Government
  • MA in Government: American Government
  • MA in Government: Healthcare Policy and Ethics
  • MA in Government: International Relations
  • MA in Government: Law and Public Policy
  • MA in Government: Political Communication
  • MA in Human Services: Addictions Counseling
  • MA in Human Services: Biblical Counseling
  • MA in Human Services: Christian Counseling
  • MA in Human Services: Conflict and Mediation Ministry
  • MA in Human Services: Criminal Justice and Ministry
  • MA in Human Services: Grief Counseling

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