MTS — History of Christianity

School of Divinity

The Master of Theological Studies degree, available online or on campus, is an academic degree that provides a basic understanding of graduate theological disciplines for further graduate study or for general educational purposes. General coursework includes biblical hermeneutics, spiritual formation, biblical languages, Christian theology, and Old and New Testament.

Through the concentration in History of Christianity, you will:

  • Explore historical developments of the Church with special emphasis on renewal movements and the history of Christian thought globally.
  • Choose additional coursework on topics from early, medieval and modern Christianity to Martin Luther, Lutheran Christianity and theology and culture according to your area of interest.
  • Increase your understanding of renewal and reconstruction of the past, African Pentecostalism and systematic theology.

Career Opportunities: Prepare to participate in theological research, writing, and teaching or in academic and research pursuits leading to academic doctoral work.

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Delivery Format: Online | On Campus | Online/On Campus Hybrid

Total Credit Hours Required: 48

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

Application Deadlines: 2017-2018 Semester

Session

Application Deadline

Session Start Date

Session A

Monday, July 31st

Monday, August 21st

Session M

Monday, August 28th

Monday, September 18th

Session B

Monday, October 2nd

Monday, October 23rd

Session C

Monday, December 19th

Tuesday, January 16th

Session T

Monday, January 29th

Monday, February 12th

Session D

Monday, February 26th

Monday, March 19th

Session E

Monday, April 23rd

Monday, May 14th

Session F

Monday, June 4th

Monday, June 25th

*International applicants may begin in the fall or spring semesters only with an application deadline of February 15 (fall) or July 15 (spring).

 

Admissions Requirements

To be considered for acceptance into the master's programs at the School of Divinity, the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) and the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) requires applicants to have a completed four-year bachelor's degree (in any field) from a regionally accredited, post-secondary institution or an institution accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

Applicants with a bachelor's degree from a non-regionally accredited institution will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Note: Army active duty, reserve and National Guard members may find detailed information on the application process through GoArmyEd on our GoArmyEd Admissions Guide.

In addition, applicants applying for master's level programs should have:

  • a GPA of 3.0 is recommended for the Master of Theological Studies degree program
  • high intellectual achievement and scholarship as evidenced by college transcripts and the applicant's writing sample
  • spiritual maturity and integrity of character
  • personal goals consistent with the mission of Regent University

Application Process

1. Submit Your Application
Complete the School of Divinity Application for Admission. Note: We also require your official transcript from your degree-granting institution, which indicates successful completion of a bachelor's degree program. Regent has partnered with DocuSign to offer a secure, electronic way for your previous college transcripts to be delivered on your behalf when you submit your application for admission.

2. Pay Your $50 Application Fee
Your application will be fully processed once we have received your nonrefundable application fee. Mail a check payable to "Regent University" to Enrollment Support Services (see address below), or submit your payment online over a secure server.

3. Apply for Financial Aid
Complete the FAFSA.

4. Complete Your Admissions Survey
Please complete a brief admissions survey based on your professional goals and interests, and provide thoughtful and thorough responses. This will give us a better opportunity to get to know you and see how your objectives align with our programs. Once completed, the survey will be sent directly to an enrollment counselor who will be in touch with you to help complete the rest of your application. Access the Admissions Survey.

5. Mail all documents that are completed offline to the following address:
Regent University
Enrollment Support Services
1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464
Phone: 757.352.4127 | Fax: 757.352.4381

 

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

Tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year is:

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour
Master's level (M.A., M.Div., M.T.S., & Th.M.) $495

Student Fees Per Semester

Administrative Fee $85
Technology Fee $300
Parking Fee (On-Campus Students) $100
Council of Graduate Students Fee $15

View a sample budget.

 

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