School of Divinity Degrees

Whether you’re looking for an accredited seminary, academic or professional degree, you’ll find a program that fits your calling at the School of Divinity. Explore our programs below.

M.A.

36 Credit Hours | Completely Online

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Christian Spirituality & Formation is a challenging and practical program that will train you on how to lead people in personal transformation through God’s redemptive power. Develop proven ministry methods that make room for the work of the Holy Spirit to profoundly change lives and usher in renewal. You will be enriched in knowledge and personal growth as you put faith into practice for a career in full-time ministry or missions.

M.A. In Christian Spirituality & Formation

48 Credit Hours | Completely Online or On-Campus/Online Blend

The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Practical Theology is a professional theology degree for those who have been called to specialized ministry settings. This program underscores the importance of the application of theology to everyday life and ministry. Spiritual formation, coursework, research and internships will help you develop practical solutions to ministry challenges.

M.A. in Practical Theology — Church & Ministry

M.A. in Practical Theology — Cosmogony

M.A. in Practical Theology — Intercultural Studies

M.A. in Practical Theology — Interdisciplinary Studies

M.A. in Practical Theology — Marketplace Ministry

M.A. in Practical Theology — Practical Healing Ministry

M.A. in Practical Theology — Worship & Media

M.Div.

72 Credit Hours | On Campus, Completely Online or Blended

The Master of Divinity (M.Div.) degree is the traditional seminary degree that will prepare you for a professional ministry leadership role and ordination, whether in a church or parachurch organization or in a specialized ministry setting. Regent University’s School of Divinity is proud to offer one of the most-respected Master of Divinity degree programs in Virginia. This comprehensive degree incorporates elements of both the Master of Theological Studies and Master of Arts in Practical Theology degrees, and is the standard prerequisite for the Doctor of Ministry, Doctor of Philosophy and other post-graduate degrees. Students planning to pursue ordination or terminal degrees should consult providers of those opportunities to determine specific requirements.

M.Div. — Biblical Studies

M.Div. — Chaplain Ministry

M.Div. — Christian Theology

M.Div. — Church & Ministry

M.Div. — History of Christianity

M.Div. — Intercultural Studies

M.Div. — Interdisciplinary Studies

M.Div. — Marketplace Ministry

M.Div. — Missional Discipleship

M.Div. — Practical Healing Ministry

M.Div. — Worship & Media

MTS

48 Credit Hours | On Campus, Completely Online or Blended

The online Master of Theological Studies (MTS) program provides a graduate-level understanding of several theological disciplines for further graduate study or for general educational. This seminary program for online students will prepare you for theological research, writing and theology teacher training by offering a general foundation in theological studies and an opportunity to specialize in a concentrated area.

MTS — Biblical Studies

MTS — Christian Theology

MTS — History of Christianity

MTS — Interdisciplinary Studies

Th.M.

24 Credit Hours | Completely Online

In just one year of study in Regent’s advanced Master of Theology (Th.M.) program, you can acquire specialized knowledge beyond your M.Div., M.A. or MTS degree to enhance your professional competence in one of three areas of study: Biblical Studies, Christian Theology and History of Christianity. Our 24-credit-hour Th.M. program, offered entirely online, will provide you with the specialized training and intensive theological research and methodology required for advancement in church or marketplace ministry, teaching at the university level or entry into a doctoral program.

Advanced standing is available for those who complete the Th.M. and choose to pursue Regent’s Ph.D. in Renewal Theology.

Th.M. — Biblical Studies

Th.M. — Christian Theology

Th.M. — History of Christianity

D.Min.

36 Credit Hours | Contextual Cohort Model | Minimal Residency (1 to 1.5 weeks each semester)

The Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) degree is an ideal professional and terminal degree for those who serve the church in congregational or pulpit ministries, institutional or military chaplaincies, counseling ministries, missions agencies, parachurch organizations, or other ministry settings where advanced leadership skills are essential. You will be renewed spiritually and professionally as you gain new critical and analytical thinking tools to address your greatest areas of need in ministry.

D.Min. — Christian Leadership & Renewal

D.Min. — Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE)

D.Min. — Community Transformation

D.Min. — Military Ministry

D.Min. — Ministry Leadership Coaching

Ph.D.

48 Credit Hours* | Contextual Cohort Model | Minimal Residency (2 weeks each semester)

The Doctor of Philosophy, Renewal Theology (Ph.D.) allows you to obtain your degree while remaining within your life or career context. This terminal degree provides Christian education for teachers and researchers in theological colleges and universities, and scholarly enhancement for those serving the Renewal movement worldwide. Students explore both the academic and spiritual aspects of biblical studies, history and theology to enhance their studies and research acumen. Graduates are prepared to contribute to the wider conversation of the theological academy from a Renewal perspective.

* 48 credit hours do not include comprehensive exams and dissertation.

Ph.D. in Renewal Theology — Biblical Studies

Ph.D. in Renewal Theology — Christian Theology

Ph.D. in Renewal Theology — History of Christianity

Ph.D. in Renewal Theology — Practical Theology