Rod. J. K. Wilson, B.Sc., M.A., Ph.D., M.T.S., D.D., President
Regent College is an evangelical, international graduate school of Christian studies based in Vancouver and affiliated with the University of British Columbia. Regent College was founded in 1968 as the first graduate school of theology in North America to make education of the laity its central focus. It is a place of academic rigour, cultural engagement, and vibrant faith that transforms intellect, imagination, and character. Here, people from around the world are inspired and enriched with a deep and practical Christian faith extending into all spheres of life and enabling them to live more thoughtfully in varied vocations in the church and the world.
Regent College offers the following graduate programs:
- Graduate Diploma in Christian Studies: provides students with a foundation in the Christian faith. Designed for those who want to study theology but do not require a master's-level credential for their vocational work.
- Master of Arts in Theological Studies: designed to help Christians learn about their faith and integrate it with their everyday lives and work. Designed for students who anticipate working in the professions or certain types of remunerated ministries or who wish to pursue an academic career.
- Master of Divinity: supports the development of the vocational pastor, the missionary, the church worker, and the parachurch worker.
- Master of Theology: requires a previous graduate theological degree for admission. Designed for those who wish to focus their studies in a particular area of interest or on a particular question.
Regent College also offers the following life-long learning opportunities:
- Summer Programs that consist of one-, two-, and three-week courses, as well as a seven-week intensive Hebrew and Greek language program.
- Evening and Weekend Programs designed for those with daytime commitments.
- Distance Education options that include a selection of online courses.
- Public Lectures featuring Regent faculty and visiting scholars from around the world.
- Conferences including the annual Pastors' Conference (May) as well as the Laing Lectures (October) that have attracted world-renowned scholars like Neil Postman, Albert Borgmann, and Margaret Visser.
- The Marketplace Institute which conducts research surrounding faith in the workplace as well as offers internships, leadership training, community development, and support for social enterprises.
College facilities include:
- The John Richard Alison Library is one of the major theological libraries in Western Canada. The Library has a shared catalogue with Carey Theological College, Vancouver School of Theology, and St. Mark's College.
- The Regent College Bookstore is one of the premier theological bookstores in Western Canada. It carries titles by Regent faculty, students, and alumni, and it has its own publishing program.
- The Lookout Gallery showcases seven annual exhibitions including shows by Regent students in the Christianity and the Arts concentration.
- The Chapel is the heart of worship and community building at Regent. The weekly Tuesday Chapel service at 11:00 a.m. is widely attended by students, faculty, staff, and guests.
Regent College has had formal affiliation with the University of British Columbia since 1973. The College is also 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: MDiv, MA Theo Studies, ThM.
5800 University Boulevard
Vancouver, BC V6T 2E4