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School of Divinity

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Regent University’s chapel and divinity school in Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

School of Divinity

Prepare for Full-Time Ministry & Ordination

Pursue Your Master of Divinity (M.Div.) Degree Online or in Virginia Beach. 72 credit hours. 8-week courses. Explore the M.Div. Program
A lady with an open book: Regent University's School of Divinity offers an MDiv degree program.

School of Divinity

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Discover the Renewing Power of the Holy Spirit with Leaders in Church History, Theology and Ministry Listen Now
Regent University's chapel and Divinity Building in Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

School of Divinity

Anchored in the Gospel

Among the nation’s first ATS-approved fully online Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) Programs. Explore the D.Min. Program
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School of Divinity

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Join our seminary graduates to affect change. Read Testimonials
Mark Batterson, a pastor and an alumnus of Regent University's School of Divinity.

School of Divinity

Regent University’s School of Divinity is a renewal-perspective, interdenominational school of theology for all who want to follow their faith into ministry education for the 21st century. As a seminary student, you’ll receive first-rate curriculum in biblical interpretation, theology and Christian history to guide you to begin leading, or lead more effectively, within your ministry.

Regent’s seminary school is accredited by the Association of Theological Schools to offer master’s degrees in practical theology and divinity completely online, with no residency requirements. We also offer flexible on-campus and low-residency options at Virginia Beach. Additionally, you can transfer up to 90 credit hours — 50% of a graduate degree. Whether you choose to become a minister, teach in the academy, join the military, or serve on the mission field, you can change the world through the Gospel.

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“I experienced the Regent difference after visiting some of the best known seminaries. The faculty here prayed over each prospective student and laid hands on each of us. The Holy Spirit confirmed for me that day the Regent School of Divinity was where I needed to be.”

Matthew Chandler, M.Div., 2020 Director of Operations, Regent University School of Divinity

“I want to take what Regent taught me back to Uganda in a language they can easily understand and relate to.”

Boniface Odong, M.Div., 2017

“It’s tough being a student when you’re older but [Regent] had so much flexibility and understanding that enabled me to pursue my degree.”

Ed Lee, M.A., 2017 Practical Theology

“As a husband, father and entrepreneur, I continually change hats. Regent University helped me juggle it all.”

Phillip Wyman, 2016

“All the professors at Regent are truly gracious and willing to talk to you and help you — even if it's not class-related. They treat their job like it's their calling. Through them, I learned to care for people like a pastor would.”

Derek Hirtz, M.Div., 2015

Graduates go on to have successful careers in the global marketplace, including positions at Fortune 100 companies.

  • Alpha
  • Asbury College
  • Assemblies of God World Missions
  • Association of Related Churches
  • Biblical Counseling Services
  • Billy Graham Evangelistic Assoc.
  • Bon Secours DePaul Medical Center
  • Calvary Revival Network
  • China Outreach Ministries
  • Christ for the Nations
  • Christian Broadcasting Network
  • Cru (formerly Campus Crusade for Christ)
  • Department of Defense
  • Elim Bible Institute
  • Focus on the Family
  • Foursquare Church
  • Global Awakening
  • INJOY Stewardship Services
  • The King’s University
  • Leadership Training International
  • Lee University
  • London School of Theology
  • Louisville Seminary
  • McDonald Army Community Hospital
  • My Sister’s Keeper Foundation for Women
  • National Fatherhood Initiative
  • New Life Ministries International
  • North American Mission Board
  • Operation Blessing
  • Oral Roberts University
  • The Pentagon
  • The Potter’s House
  • Samaritan’s Purse
  • Strang Communication
  • U.S. Armed Forces
  • Willow Creek Network
  • World Harvest
  • Wycliffe Bible Translators
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August 9, 2022
Regent University Named the Best Online Christian College in America Again

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (Aug. 9, 2022) – Regent University has been ranked by BibleCollegeOnline.com (BCO) as the  Best Online Christian College in America— for the second year in a row. “We are incredibly honored …

June 17, 2022
Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson Urges Rising Ministry Leaders to Chase God and Be Bold at School of Divinity Chancellor’s Forum

Corné J. Bekker, D.Litt. et Phil VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 17, 2022) – Regent University Founder, Chancellor & CEO Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson held the latest …

June 7, 2022
Why is College Important? Pursue a Life of Significance at Regent

Why is college important in setting the scene for future success? The answers go far beyond higher pay or better job opportunities, although there are plenty of benefits like that. The experience can impart dividends that can't be …

May 7, 2022
Regent University Celebrates Largest Graduating Class at 42nd Commencement Ceremony

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (May 7, 2022) – On Saturday, May 7, 2022, Regent University conferred 2,559 undergraduate and graduate degrees at its 42nd commencement ceremony—making the class of 2022 the largest …

April 20, 2022
Steve Green, President of Hobby Lobby and Chairman of Museum of the Bible, Speaks at Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 20, 2022) – Today, the president of Hobby Lobby and chairman of the board for Museum of the Bible, Steve Green, gave an encouraging address to Regent students …

February 14, 2022
Regent University Announces Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin as 2022 Commencement Speaker

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (February 14, 2022) – Regent University is pleased to announce that Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin will be the keynote speaker for Regent’s 42nd commencement ceremony on May 7, 2022 …

December 28, 2021
Regent University Celebrates the 2021 Year in Review

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 28, 2021) – In 2021, Regent University celebrated record-breaking milestones, launched new programs and initiatives, welcomed new leaders, and received prestigious honors and awards. The following highlights …

December 9, 2021
Regent’s Doctor of Ministry Program Experiences Exponential Growth

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 9, 2021) – Regent University’s School of Divinity restructured its online Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) program for Fall 2021 and is pleased to announce the new format has resulted in an …

December 7, 2021
#1 Best Value College in Virginia for 2021: Regent University

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 7, 2021) – Best Value Schools has ranked Regent University #1 Best College in Virginia for 2021. Their research measured all colleges and universities in Virginia based on key factors of cost of …

August 18, 2021
Rising World Changers

Meet Nine Accomplished Graduates from the Class of 2021 who are Ready to Change the World Sheila Atieno (College of Arts & Sciences ’21)B.S. in Biophysical Sciences Sheila is living proof that miracles exist. In middle school, a train wreck left …

July 22, 2021
Regent University Named #1 Safest College Campus in Virginia

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 22, 2021) – Regent University has been ranked the #1 Safest College in Virginia. Regent’s outstanding safeguards were recognized in a new report by YourLocalSecurity, an ADT authorized provider and partner of …

July 1, 2021
Regent University School of Divinity Welcomes New Faculty Members

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (July 1, 2021) – Today, the Regent University School of Divinity announced the appointment of six new faculty members and a new administrative role. “The School of Divinity is experiencing exponential …

June 17, 2021
Regent University Names William L. Hathaway, Ph.D., Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 17, 2021) – Today, Dr. M.G. “Pat” Robertson, founder, chancellor, and CEO of Regent University, announced that the university has appointed William L. Hathaway, Ph.D. to …

June 14, 2021
Regent Announces New M.A. in Online Ministry Program for Fall 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 14, 2021) – Regent University's School of Divinity will launch a new Master of Arts in Online Ministry program in Fall 2021. This 36-credit-hour master's degree, delivered entirely online, offers a …

June 11, 2021
Spring 2021 Faculty Awards for Excellence Announced by Regent's Office of Academic Affairs

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 11, 2021) - Regent University's Faculty Awards for Excellence program recognizes faculty for their extraordinary commitment and dedication to Regent's mission as evidenced by …