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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 1,000 total words

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


Describe your personal and professional goals and how a degree from the School of Business & Leadership will help you facilitate your objectives. Review the program descriptions below to assist you in your response.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)
A comprehensive business degree for individuals seeking advanced studies in global business, entrepreneurship and innovation.

M.A. in Organizational Leadership (MOL)
Degree designed for emerging and experienced leaders responsible for the growth and development of successful organizations.


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


Master's 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 a master's-level program. 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 program
  • What makes you a good candidate for this program

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