Registration Process - Professional Learning for Graduate Credit

The School of Education provides the opportunity for individuals to take Professional Learning courses to satisfy continuing education requirements and to sample Regent’s master’s and specialist level programs. Professional Learning students may take up to three courses (9 credits) at the discounted professional learning rate. Professional Learning coursework may then be transferred into a master’s or specialist degree.

You may apply for Professional Learning courses using the information below:

Application Requirements by Program:

Professional Learning (Individual Courses)

  • Application - Please apply for Graduate level, then choose Online, Desired Program: Non-Degree Education. Indicate the term you want to begin the course and Part-time.
  • Provide verification of a bachelor's degree. Email to apply@regent.edu using the subject line:
    EDU Non-Degree Application Pieces or fax to 757.352.4725.

Autism (Masters Level) Certificate

  • Application - Please apply for Graduate level, then choose Online, Desired Program: Certificate of Graduate Studies in Education, Major: Autism Certificate. Indicate the term you want to begin the course and Part-time.
  • Application Fee ($25)
  • Bachelor's Transcript - We are excited to offer you the service of requesting transcripts on your behalf using our Transcript Request Form.

Christian Education (Masters Level) Certificate

  • Application - Please apply for Graduate level, then choose Online, Desired Program: Certificate of Graduate Studies in Education, Major: Christian Education Certificate. Indicate the term you want to begin the course and Part-time.
  • Application Fee ($25)
  • Bachelor's Transcript - We are excited to offer you the service of requesting transcripts on your behalf using our Transcript Request Form.

Gifted and Talented Education (Masters Level) Certificate

  • Application - Please apply for Graduate level, then choose Online, Desired Program: Certificate of Graduate Studies in Education, Major: Gifted & Talented Educ Certificate. Indicate the term you want to begin the course and Part-time.
  • Application Fee ($25)
  • Bachelor's Transcript - We are excited to offer you the service of requesting transcripts on your behalf using our Transcript Request Form.

Law & Higher Education Certificate

  • Application - Please apply for Graduate level, then choose Online, Desired Program: Certificate of Graduate Studies in Education, Major: Law & Higher Learning Certificate. Indicate the term you want to begin the course and Part-time.
  • Application Fee ($25)
  • Bachelor's Transcript - We are excited to offer you the service of requesting transcripts on your behalf using our Transcript Request Form.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) Certificate

  • Application - Please apply for Graduate level, then choose Virginia Beach Campus, Desired Program: Certificate of Graduate Studies in Education, Major: STEM Certificate. Indicate the term you want to begin the course and Part-time.
  • Application Fee ($25)
  • Bachelor's Transcript - We are excited to offer you the service of requesting transcripts on your behalf using our Transcript Request Form.

TESOL Certificate (Adult or PreK-12 Endorsement)

  • Application - Please apply for Graduate level, then choose Online, Desired Program: Certificate of Graduate Studies in Education, Major: TESOL Certificate. Indicate the term you want to begin the course and Part-time.
  • Application Fee ($25)
  • Bachelor's Transcript - We are excited to offer you the service of requesting transcripts on your behalf using our Transcript Request Form.
  • 400-word Writing Sample

Writing samples are evaluated using the ETS Criterion Service. Please submit your writing sample using the directions below.

  1. Visit http://criterion.ets.org.
  2. Click "Create Account."
  3. Fill in your account information (Access Code: 26KP - QM6A).
  4. Click "Submit."
  5. Click "OK."
  6. Fill in your new User Name and Password under "Returning User."
  7. Click "Sign In."
  8. Click "School of Education" under "Classes."
  9. Choose the "Assignments" tab.
  10. Choose one of the three writing sample topics provided by clicking on "Start Response." You will be provided with the question pertaining to the topic once you begin the timer for the essay.
  11. Click "OK" to acknowledge you are ready to begin your writing sample.
  12. Read the instructions for submitting your essay. Please keep in mind that you have 40 minutes to complete your writing sample and the timer begins as soon as you click "Start Response." You will receive a warning when there are 10 minutes remaining on the timer.

Note: A copy of current teaching license and six credit hours of foreign language at the graduate or undergraduate level recorded on an official transcript is required for TESOL applicants seeking endorsement in ESL PreK-12.

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


 

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