Non-Degree/Professional Development
Admissions Requirements

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: August 15 | Spring: December 1 | Summer: April 15


  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale.

Note: Non-degree students are not eligible for financial aid, are limited to a maximum of 18 credits and must maintain a 3.0 GPA.

Admissions Process

Scroll down to review each portion of the application process, or use the links below to go directly to a specific step.

Note: Your application to the graduate School of Communication & the Arts will be complete when you have submitted all of the above items.


Step 1: Application

Submit your application using our Regent University Online Application.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Application Fee

Option 1: Pay the $25 nonrefundable application fee online during the application process, via our Miscellaneous Payments Form, or by check or money order mailed to Regent University, Enrollment Support Services, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

Option 2: Attend a graduate School of Communication & the Arts on-campus or online information session to learn how to streamline your application process, discover financial aid resources, and waive your $25 application fee. RSVP Today!

Step 3: Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts

Regent University's Office of the Registrar is requesting your official transcripts from your degree-granting institution. We are able to examine and view your unofficial transcript in order to gain you an admissions decision. Please submit your unofficial transcript to our Admissions Office by email to using the subject line: COM Master's Application Pieces.

Step 4: List of Courses

Please submit a list of the course(s) you desire to take and your reason for taking them. This may be in email format, sent to using the subject line:
SCA Non-Degree Application Pieces.


Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

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