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A theological studies degree can be pursued online or in Virginia Beach at Regent University.

B.A. in Biblical & Theological Studies

Pursue Your Calling Through Regent’s Biblical & Theological Studies Program

Looking for a degree that combines your passion for sharing the gospel with your love for Scripture? Regent’s Bachelor of Arts in Biblical & Theological Studies will give you a solid foundation in theology, practical ministry, and biblical studies. It also provides you with an appreciation of the history, context, and message of the Bible. Taught from a Christian Renewal perspective, you’ll develop your knowledge of God’s Word as you apply it to contemporary issues and other religions.

On Campus, Online
120+
June 17, 2024
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DEEPEN YOUR INSIGHT

Examine historical and theological developments in Christianity.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

PREPARE TO GO FURTHER

Prepares you for ministry roles, as well as seminary or graduate studies in areas like the Bible, theology, and Church history.

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Please complete the Request Information form on this page to learn more about this program.

On completing the B.A. in Biblical & Theological Studies program, online or on campus in Virginia Beach, you can:

  • Explore Christian ethics and how to share your faith more effectively.
  • Understand the history, context and message of the Bible more deeply.
  • Respond to common objections to Christianity with confidence and soundness.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Church Administration
  • Church Planting
  • Human Services
  • Ministerial Teacher & Pastor
  • Missions Work
  • Religious Education
  • Youth Ministry
$57Thousand
Approximate annual mean wage for clergy U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2021
Introduction to methods of studying and interpreting Scripture, theological understanding, and practical application.
Examination of the content and messages of the Gospels, their theology, and their application in modern culture. Prerequisite: BIBL 200.
Survey of the movements and ideas which have influenced the church from the second century until the Reformation.
Survey of the movements, leaders, and ideas which have influenced the church in the West from the time of the Reformation to the beginning of the 21st century.
Examination of the content and messages of the Pentateuch, its theology, and its application in modern culture. Prerequisite: BIBL 200.
Examination of the content and messages of Joshua, Judges, 1 & 2 Samuel, 1 & 2 Kings, 1 & 2 Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, and Ruth, their theology, and their application in modern culture. Prerequisite: BIBL 200.
Examination of the content and message of Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs & Lamentations, their theology, and their application in modern culture. Prerequisite: BIBL 200.
Examination of the content and messages of the Old Testament writing prophets, their theology, and their application in modern culture. Prerequisite: BIBL 200.
Examination of the content and messages of Paul’s letters to the churches, their theology, and their application in modern culture. Prerequisite: BIBL 200.
Examination of the content and messages of the Acts of the Apostles, its theology, and its application in modern culture. Prerequisite: BIBL 200.
Examination of the content and messages of Titus, Philemon, Hebrews, James, I Peter, 2 Peter, 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, and Jude, their theology, and their application in modern culture. Prerequisite: BIBL 200.
Examination of the content and message of Romans, its theology, and its application in modern culture. Prerequisite: BIBL 200.
Exploration of core doctrinal and theological beliefs of the Christian faith as understood through Scripture. Prerequisite: BIBL 200.
Continued exploration of core doctrinal and theological beliefs of the Christian faith as understood through Scripture. Prerequisite: BIBL 200.
A study of one or more biblical/theological and practical topics that incorporates previous learning into an integrative paper or project. Prerequisite: Senior standing.

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Submit your application using the Regent University Online Application.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

Submit your unofficial high school or college transcripts to regent.edu/items.

Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email requesting authorization for Regent University to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution. International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES, AACRAO or NAFSA approved agency.

Step 3: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please submit a scanned copy or photograph of it to regent.edu/items.

Step 4: Submit Your FAFSA

Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at studentaid.gov Regent's school code is 030913.


Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu should you have any further questions about the application process.

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

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Rate Per Year
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$9,97512 - 18$19,950
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$665Under 12$7,980
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$665Over 18$11,970
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$665N/A$1,995+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)

Housing Fees » | Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

DegreeTuition Block Rate Per SemesterCredit Hours Per SemesterTuition Rate Per Year
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$9,49312 - 18$18,986
DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$630Under 12$7,560
Students taking on-campus classes
(fall & spring semesters)
$630Over 18$11,340
Students taking on-campus classes
(summer semester)
$630N/A$1,890+

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)

Housing Fees » | Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Part-Time Students (3-11 Credit Hours Per Semester)$4506$2,700
Full-Time Students (12+ Credit Hours Per Semester)$39512$4,740

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

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