Certificate of Graduate Studies in Biblical Studies
The Certificate of Graduate Studies in Biblical Studies, offered online, is a graduate-level certificate program that will help you gain a basic understanding of the content and interpretation of Christian Scripture. This certificate program is for non-degree-seeking students only.
- Strengthen your ability to interpret Scripture and study the Bible with depth and insight.
- Hone your expertise of Old and/or New Testament Scripture as the revelation of God’s truth.
- Gain a sound introduction to biblical languages.
Please complete the Request Information form on this page to learn more about this program.
This certificate program may help you grow as an expert in your field and advance your calling as a lay minister, pastor or nonprofit team member.
DIV 500 Graduate Foundations for Divinity (2), as required upon admission, plus 12 credit hours from any 500-600 level BIBL courses.
2023-24 Semester Check-In Deadlines
All students are expected to check-in for the semester two weeks before the session start date. Students should apply, be accepted, enroll in their first courses, and confirm a plan to pay for their courses prior to this date.
|Session||Semester Check-In||Session Start Date|
|Session A||Friday, August 11||Monday, August 21|
|Session M||Friday, September 8||Monday, September 18|
|Session B||Friday, October 13||Monday, October 23|
|Session C||Thursday, January 4||Monday, January 8|
|Session T||Friday, January 26||Monday, February 5|
|Session D||Friday, March 1||Monday, March 11|
|Session E||Friday, April 26||Monday, May 6|
|Session F||Friday, June 7||Monday, June 17|
Certificate programs are designed for those seeking professional development through continuing education for ministers and pastors. Students earn graduate credit that can be applied toward a ministry degree program if further study is desired. Certificate students wishing to earn an academic degree must apply separately to that degree program and meet full admission requirements. Acceptance into a certificate program does not guarantee acceptance into a degree program.
Step 1: Apply to Regent University
Submit your application at www.regent.edu/apply.
Step 2: Submit Your Transcripts
Submit your unofficial 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-approved company.
Step 3: Submit Your Government-Issued ID
Submit a photo of your government-issued ID to regent.edu/items.
Please note that all items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.
|Certificate of Graduate Studies||Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour||Total Credits||Tuition Cost for Certificate|
|Worship & Media||$515||12||$6,180|
Student Fees Per Semester
|University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)||$850|
|University Services Fee (Online Students)||$700|
*Rates are subject to change at any time.