Regent University is a private Christian university in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The university was founded by Pat Robertson in 1977 as Christian Broadcasting Network University and was renamed Regent University in 1990. Regent University offers traditional campus courses and distance education. The university offers associate, bachelor, master, and doctorate degrees from a Christian perspective in more than 135 program areas, including business, communication and art, cybersecurity and technology, theology, education, government, law, leadership, nursing, and healthcare, And psychology. Since its inception, Regent University has been committed to changing the world. The school’s motto is "Christian Leaders Who Change the World", which shows people’s desire to influence global lives. The Regent achieves this vision by consistently offering outstanding graduate and undergraduate programs online and on-campus to prepare Christian leaders for important goals and service lives. The mission of Regent University is to provide Christian leaders with a quality education that will change the world through a biblical perspective and a global background.