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Master's Degree Admissions Essay

To assist us in your evaluation, please complete these essay questions. Your response is your opportunity to articulate your goals and fit for the program and will be used by the Admissions Committee to determine an admissions decision.


  • Strive for clarity and specificity
  • Response should not exceed 500 total words

In your response, please answer each of the following questions:

  1. Describe your personal and professional goals and how graduate-level coursework from the School of Business & Leadership will help you facilitate your objectives.

  2. Why have you selected Regent University to help you achieve these objectives?

  3. Certificate programs in the School of Business & Leadership are rigorous but rewarding. Please comment on personal attributes as well as previous experiences that are reflective of your ability to successfully complete graduate-level coursework. You are encouraged to be creative in your answer but here are some suggestions of information you may want to consider when crafting your response:

    • Previous academic and professional experiences that document your capacity for learning

    • Personal characteristics you will contribute to the courses

    • What makes you a good candidate for this school

Your essay should be e-mailed directly to the Admissions Office at using the subject line: SBL Certificate Application Pieces.