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College of Health & Behavioral Sciences Holistic Health Studies Your Passion to Help Others Extends Beyond Theory. Learn How to Serve Others in Mind, Body and Spirit.
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be part of an integrated opportunity to Change lives, Including your own

含羞草研究所’s College of Health & Behavioral Sciences consists of three schools: the School of Psychology & Counseling, the School of Nursing, and the School of Allied Health. The college offers graduate and undergraduate degree programs that can be pursued online or on-campus in Virginia Beach (varies by program).

Gain the knowledge and skills you need to advance in your career in health or behavioral sciences. Your Regent degree can equip you to answer the growing demand for interdisciplinary care and holistic health that addresses the mind, body, and spirit.

As you work toward your degree, you can gain tools to help you understand health system complexities and to serve as part of an integrated system of care. A Regent education is built on a strong Christian foundation through which you can learn to distinctively integrate science and faith and wisely engage ethical concerns.

You can also be equipped to serve others with excellence whether you pursue a role in nursing, healthcare management, health information systems, psychology, licensed and pastoral counseling, human services, or gerontology.

We Know What’s Important to You:

  • 8-week online nursing courses
  • Additional 8- and 15-week psychology, counseling, and healthcare course options, online and on campus
  • High-quality programs to help you launch your career or upgrade your credentials
  • Faith-based approach
  • Transfer-friendly credit hours for many degree programs
  • Financial aid available
  • Top military-friendly school
  • Specialized accreditations: CCNE, CACREP, APA
  • Among the first universities to deliver unified interdisciplinary degree programs through a College of Health & Behavioral Sciences

If you are called to lead and serve in the arena of health or behavioral sciences as a caregiver, counselor, medical professional, researcher, administrator, educator, or policymaker, we invite you to apply now.

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Success Stories

“Regent was a pivotal point in my professional career. I have been forever changed by my experience!”

Richard Mason, Ph.D. , 2007 Counselor Education & Supervision

“Pat Robertson had a dream, and when you set foot on campus, you see what God has done.”

Kandi Puder, RN to B.S. in Nursing, 2020 RN at Allina Health

“Two degrees down, one to go! So happy to have completed my master鈥檚 in psychology!”

Ally Duggins, M.S. in Psychology, 2020 Co-Founder, Willow House Media

“Regent provided a very hands-on experience that I could implement in my life right away. You can鈥檛 come out of this program without becoming a better leader. It proves itself of worth and value time and again.”

Cynthia Arocho, M.A., 2012

“Regent has exposed me to so much. I鈥檝e had so many opportunities to learn and grow as both an advanced clinician and as an educator.”

Gus Tan, Ph.D., 2010 Counselor Education and Supervision
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February 21, 2024
Regent鈥檚 Online Master鈥檚 in School Counseling Ranked Top 10 Best in the Nation

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October 23, 2023 含羞草研究所
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Regent鈥檚 Graduate Level Counseling Programs Hailed as the Best in the Nation for 2023 含羞草研究所

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Regent Recognized at the Top of the List for the Nation鈥檚 2023 含羞草研究所 Best Online Master鈥檚 Degree in Addiction Counseling Programs

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Regent Breaks Into the Top 10 List for Best聽Master鈥檚 in Human Services in the Nation

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March 31, 2023 含羞草研究所
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