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Regent offers four distinct graduate programs, each designed to fit different goals, interests, and parameters.

All of our programs, taught by our world-class faculty, are founded on the same values:

  • helping you integrate your faith and life
  • helping you experience a personal transformation through learning in a vibrant and diverse community
  • helping you live faithfully and missionally in the world

Not sure which program is right for you? Check out the Choose Your Program page

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Graduate Diploma in Christian Studies (GradDipCS)

Goal

Gain a foundation in the Christian faith, and find out why theological education is important for the whole body of Christ, not just those working for churches or parachurch organizations.

Credit Hours
24
Completion Time
minimum 1 year full-time
Requirements

You must have a bachelor’s degree 

or 

be at least 28 years of age and able to demonstrate how your life / vocational / educational experience can be seen as equivalent to a university degree.

Foundational Courses

Get a taste from the core of the master’s degree programs and become familiar with an overall biblical perspective. This will serve as a foundation for your other courses.

Concentrations

Concentrations are not part of the GradDipCS program.

Distance Education

You can take up to 9 credits through Distance Education.

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Master of Arts in Theological Studies (MA (Theo. Studies))

Goal

Gain vocational clarity as you learn to integrate faith into your everyday life and work, whether in the marketplace, academy, home, or church.

Credit Hours
60
Completion Time
minimum 2-3 years full-time
Requirements

You must have a bachelor’s degree 

or 

be at least 28 years of age and able to demonstrate how your life / vocational / educational experience can be seen as equivalent to a university degree.

Foundational Courses

Eight core courses will equip you with biblical, historical, and theological tools; introduce you to critical cultural issues; and lead you in your own spiritual formation and vocation.

Concentrations

One of the primary appeals of the MA in Theological Studies is that it allows you to focus your studies in one of these concentrations:

Scripture

  • Biblical Languages
  • Old Testament
  • New Testament
  • Biblical Studies

Christian History & Theology

  • History of Christianity
  • Doctrinal Theology
  • Spiritual Theology

Christianity, Church, & Culture

  • Marketplace Theology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Christianity and the Arts
  • World Christianity
  • Applied Theology

Distance Education

You can take up to 20 credits through Distance Education.

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Master of Divinity (MDiv)

Goal

Prepare for work as a pastor, missionary, church worker, or professional in a parachurch organization.

Credit Hours
90
Completion Time
minimum 3-4 years full-time
Requirements

You must have a bachelor’s degree 

or 

be at least 28 years of age and able to demonstrate how your life / vocational / educational experience can be seen as equivalent to a university degree.

Foundational Courses

Eight core courses will equip you with biblical, historical, and theological tools; introduce you to critical cultural issues; and lead you in your own spiritual formation and vocation.

Concentrations

Concentrations in the MDiv program are optional. Their advantage is that they allow you to focus your studies in a specific area:

Scripture

  • Biblical Languages
  • Old Testament
  • New Testament

Christian History and Theology

  • History of Christianity
  • Doctrinal Theology
  • Spiritual Theology

Christianity, Church, and Culture

  • Marketplace Theology
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Christianity and the Arts
  • World Christianity
  • Pastoral Theology

Distance Education

You can take up to 30 credits through Distance Education.

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Master of Theology (ThM)

Goal

Prepare for a doctorate and an academic vocation by pursuing focused studies in a particular area of interest. The ThM is also the perfect academic supplement to the MDiv.

Credit Hours
24 minimum
Completion Time
minimum 1 year full-time
Requirements

You must have an MDiv or a master's degree in theological studies equivalent to Regent's MA in Theological Studies with a GPA of 3.3.

Foundational Courses

Two upper level seminars will equip you in advanced theological research and familiarize you with some of the most crucial issues shaping theology today.

Concentrations

Concentrations are not part of the ThM program.

Distance Education

You can take up to 6 credits through Distance Education.