Advancing your education at Regent University is a choice you can be confident in. If questions arise regarding the admissions process, please call the School of Education Admissions Office at 888.713.1595 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Below, you’ll find an overview of the graduate School of Education admissions process, as well as scholarships and aid available to education students.
Attending a Regent admissions event can be one of the smartest things you’ll do as you plan to pursue your degree. Our on-campus and online events will help clarify your goals and calling while answering your questions about more practical issues like the admissions process and financial aid.
The School of Education operates on a rolling admissions basis, which means that students may apply to graduate school at any time. We suggest that applicants apply early for their chosen semester (spring, summer or fall) in order to receive an admissions decision in a timely manner and be considered for financial assistance opportunities. Students may begin most programs in the fall, spring or summer semester (with the exception of our doctoral programs).
Admissions requirements vary by program. You may view the requirements for your program of interest by clicking on the appropriate link below. Please review the admissions details carefully as all application materials must be received in order for an admission decision to be processed.
Master of Education
Doctor of Education
Doctor of Philosophy
Note: Army active duty, reserve and National Guard members may find detailed information on the application process through GoArmyEd on our GoArmyEd Admissions Guide.
Evaluation of Transfer Credits
Transfer credits are evaluated on an individual basis but cannot constitute more than 25 percent of a student’s complete degree plan. Course credits that previously applied to one degree cannot be used again for a different degree program. An evaluation of possible transfer credits will take place once you have been admitted to the program. Read our Transfer Policy.
In addition to the program-specific requirements listed above, as an international applicant, you will need to submit supplementary admissions requirements. For more information, please visit our International Students Admissions page.
The School of Education offers a variety of aid that makes our affordable degree options even more accessible. We are ready to assist you with financing your graduate program with opportunities from school-based scholarships and grants to federal and state aid designed specifically for educators. Most graduate school financial aid resources focus on academic merit providing scholarship options for graduate students. Other scholarship programs, grants and discounts are associated with military service, corporate sponsors and church match partnerships. In addition to university-wide financial aid opportunities, you may be eligible for the following school-specific scholarships and federal and state aid options.
Note: School-based awards cannot exceed the cost of tuition. We are unable to assist with living expenses with our financial aid funding.
Practicing Christian School educators entering the Christian School concentration of the M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction as well as the M.Ed. in Christian School Administration are eligible for a 25 percent tuition discount. The following parameters apply.
Value: Up to $3,000 per year off tuition
Description: The Dean’s Scholarship, based on merit, is awarded by the admissions committee to master’s admitted students. To apply, indicate on the application that you are interested in financial aid. The following items are required for consideration:
This scholarship/discount may not be combined with other school-based or university-based aid with the exception of the church-matching grant. You must enroll with a full-time status to receive the total award. Otherwise, the award will be prorated. Less than half-time enrollment will pay $0.
Value: 50% off tuition
Description: Applicants interested in competing for the Emerging Leader scholarship should submit a completed application and all supporting documents by the required deadline dates – respective to each semester start. One Emerging Leader Scholarship awardee will be chosen each semester and will receive a 50 percent scholarship. Learn more and apply.
This scholarship/discount may not be combined with other school-based or university-based aid with the exception of the church-matching grant.
Value: Full scholarship and stipend
Description: The Selig Fellowship Program affords promising Ed.S. and doctoral students the opportunity to work with outstanding faculty supervisors in an attempt to strengthen the fellow’s development as a scholar while supporting the research agenda of supervisors.
Interested applicants must complete and submit the fellowship application by May 1. The Selig Fellowship award is based upon a selection process conducted by the doctoral fellowship committee. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Kenyetta Veal at email@example.com or 757.352.4873.
Description: Troops to Teachers (TTT) provides referral assistance and placement services to military personnel interested in beginning a second career in public education as a teacher. The TTT DANTES-managed DoD program office will help applicants identify teacher certification requirements, programs leading to certification and employment opportunities. Programs eligible for TTT funding include: Career Switcher, Elementary Education and Special Education. Find out more.
Additional Federal & State Aid Options:
Value: 25% tuition discount
Description: Regent University’s Graduate School of Education (SOE) is providing a 25 percent tuition discount to any Virginia Wesleyan College (VWC) education graduate who applies and is accepted to one of the following programs.
View estimated cost of attendance page.
The School of Education current semester schedule is available from the link below. Because we have multiple cohorts for many of our programs, please check the schedule carefully to be sure you know the correct section number before you register. Once you have the course and section number, you may register online through GENISYS, Regent’s general student information system. If you are a Professional Learning for Graduate Credit student, click here for more information about our Professional Learning course offerings. Course descriptions are available in the University catalog.
• Registration Begins: March 13
• Semester Start/Payment Deadline: August 21 (full semester & session A); October 23 (Session B)
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• Registration Begins: October 23
• Semester Start/Payment Deadline: January 16 (full semester & Session C); March 19 (Session D)
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