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  • THE REGENT GRADUATE CATALOG

    Spring-Summer 2019

    Regent University

    1000 Regent University Drive

    Virginia Beach, VA 23464-9800

    800.373.5504

    admissions@regent.edu

    www.regent.edu

  • Regent University Page ii

    PREFACE

    Regional Accreditation

    Regent University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associates, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Regent University.

    National and State Accreditation

    Regent University (its undergraduate school and graduate schools) is accredited or certified by the following bodies:

    • The American Bar Association (ABA) The School of Law is fully approved by the American Bar Association. Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar of the American Bar Association, 321 N. Clark, 21st Floor, Chicago, IL 60654. Phone: (312) 988-6738. Website: www.abanet.org.

    • The American Psychological Association (APA) The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation (CoA) of the American Psychological Association (APA): Phone: (202) 336-5979. Website: http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/, Mailing Address: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, 750 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002- 4242.

    • The Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS) The Regent University School of Divinity is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada, and the following degree programs are approved: M.A. in Christian Spirituality & Formation, M.A. in Practical Theology, MTS, M.Div., Th.M., D.Min., Ph.D.

    Approved for a Comprehensive Distance Education Program.

    The Commission contact information is:

    The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada

    10 Summit Park Drive

    Pittsburgh, PA 15275

    Telephone: 412-788-6505

    Fax: 412-788-6510

    Website: www.ats.edu

    • The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), a specialized accrediting body recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), has accredited the following programs in the School Psychology & Counseling: Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Arts in School Counseling, Master of Arts in Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling, and Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision.

    • Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) (www.chea.org/)

    • Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

    http://www.abanet.org/ http://www.apa.org/ed/accreditation/ http://www.ats.edu/ http://www.chea.org/

  • Regent University Page iii

    The School of Education’s educational leadership and teacher preparation programs and the College of Arts and Science’s interdisciplinary studies program are awarded TEAC accreditation by the Inquiry Brief Commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) for a period of seven years, to 12/31/2023. The accreditation does not include individual education courses that these programs offer to P-12 educators for professional development, re-licensure, or other purposes. For more information on this accreditation, visit caepnet.org

    Regent University is authorized to operate in the state of Virginia and is exempt from the requirements of certification provided by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) www.schev.edu.

    Equal Opportunity Policy for Students

    Regent University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, disability or veteran status in admissions, or in the administration of educational policies, scholarships, loan programs, athletics or other University administered student programs. In addition, Regent does not discriminate based on religion, except as necessary to comply with Regent’s Standard of Personal Conduct and Statement of Christian Community and Mission.

    Regent University has attempted to provide information, which at the time of publication, most accurately described the polic ies, procedures, regulations, and requirements of the University. The University reserves the right to alter or change any statement contained herein—i.e., necessary modifications in classes, fees, personnel lists, academic policies, and programs at any time and without prior notice. This Catalog is thus a guide and does not establish contractual relationships.

  • Regent University Page iv

    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    PREFACE .............................................................................................................................................................. ii

    Accreditation ...................................................................................................................................................... ii Equal Opportunity Policy for Students ........................................................................................................ iii

    TABLE OF CONTENTS ................................................................................................................................ iv THE UNIVERSITY ........................................................................................................................................... 7

    Message from Our Chancellor & CEO ................................................................................................... 7 Mission Statement ......................................................................................................................................... 8 Philosophy of Education ............................................................................................................................. 8 History of the University .............................................................................................................................. 8 Standard of Personal Conduct.................................................................................................................... 9 Campus Facilities........................................................................................................................................... 9 The University Library ............................................................................................................................... 10

    Library Faculty ........................................................................................................................................ 11 Student Life, Campus Services and Academic Support .................................................................. 11

    Student Services ..................................................................................................................................... 11 The University Writing Lab .................................................................................................................. 14 Information Technology ..................................................................................................................... 15 Psychological Services Center .............................................................................................................. 16 Commencement ..................................................................................................................................... 17

    Graduate Academic Information and Policies .................................................................................... 17 Freedom of Expression ........................................................................................................................ 17 Student Records Confidentiality .......................................................................................................... 17 Access to Student Educational Records by Others .......................................................................... 18 Graduate Academic Programs (Degrees, etc.) .................................................................................. 19 Graduate Full-time Classification ........................................................................................................ 21 Academic Advising ................................................................................................................................ 22 Repeating a Course ................................................................................................................................ 22 Grading Systems .................................................................................................................................... 22 Appeals and Grievances ........................................................................................................................ 24 Academic Integrity ................................................................................................................................. 24 Academic Probation and Dismissal .................................................................................................... 25 Petitioning for Reinstatement .................................................

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