School of Psychology & Counseling

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Online Application

Thank you for your interest in Regent University's School of Psychology & Counseling.

Our online application is designed to make the process easy and convenient for you. It utilizes our web-based information system, Genisys, which you will see when you first enter the application.

exclamation point You may begin this application and leave at any time. Your information will be saved and you can login again using the Login ID and PIN you create.
Step 1

Once you are ready to begin the application process, click on the link below to be taken to Genisys where you will establish a personal user account with a six-digit password.

check markAll information you provide is protected over a secure server. The information will never be shared with any outside groups, organizations or persons.

Begin the Online Application

Step 2

Plan to spend about 30 to 45 minutes on the application. It's okay if you choose to complete the application in several sessions, because the data will be saved - for you only - for the next session.

Step 3

In addition to the application, you must submit the following materials in order to complete your application:

  • Personal Goals Statement (should be emailed to your admissions counselor at
  • Official transcripts - Required from all colleges and universities you have attended even if the credits appear as transfer credits on another transcript. Regent accepts official transcripts in either of the two following methods:
    • Sent directly to the university in a sealed envelope, or
    • Electronic transcripts, sent directly from the college or university, emailed to
  • Official GRE scores* - For information about the GRE, contact the College Board at
    • Masters degree applicants only have the option of taking the MAT.  For more information about the MAT, visit and register to take the exam online.
  • Doctoral degree applicants only - Three recommendations - Submit recommendations from a former professor or instructor, a clergy member and a general reference.
  • Resumé/CV (should be emailed to your admissions counselor at
    • Masters degree applicants should include 3 references with contact information. References should be able to address questions related to character, as well as your interpersonal and relational skills.
  • Writing Sample
Exclamation PointInternational Students - please visit International Student's page for additional materials that you will need to provide.

*See Masters degree application requirement page for details on possible GRE/MAT waivers. Please note, doctoral applicants do not qualify for GRE waivers.

Step 4

Once you have completed your online application, you can pay the $50 application fee online or you can mail a check or money order to our Admissions Office. The application fee is non-refundable.

Online Payments:

Mailing Address:
Enrollment Support Services
Library, LIB 102
1000 Regent University Drive
Virginia Beach, VA 23464-9800, USA

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When you complete the admissions form you can submit payment through the secure server in that same session. If you complete the form but do not pay the fee in the same session, you will have to pay the fee through the Business Office Website.

We begin processing your application upon your submission of the application and receipt of the fee.

exclamation point Be sure to submit your application, other materials and fee by the application deadline for your program of interest. Doctoral application deadlines are December 15.
                    M.A. applicants, click here for deadlines.

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Remember, we are here to help you in any way we can. Thank you again for your interest in Regent University's School of Psychology & Counseling.

Question MarkQuestions? If you need technical assistance with the online application, please call our Help Desk at 757.352.4076. If you have questions regarding other components of the application or are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact the Office of Admissions in the School of Psychology & Counseling at 757.352.4498, or toll-free at 800.681.5906 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET. In the case of a documented disability, an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.
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