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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Leadership Studies: Degree Overview

Online Leadership Degree Overview

The purpose of the online leadership degree program is to graduate ethical Christian leaders that are academically & spiritually prepared to advance the development of people & organizations. The program has a strong organizational component, but also provides a broader perspective on leadership, and the flexible online degree format allows you to earn a degree while working.

In the online bachelor's degree in leadership studies, you will study topics such as decision making, conflict resolution, knowledge management, and ethics to become equipped in varied nuances of leadership that can be applied across multiple disciplines.

As you study leadership from a Christian perspective, you will acquire a strong foundational knowledge of leadership theories, concepts, and principles, and learn ways to immediately apply these in your places of influence and work. The online organizational leadership bachelor’s degree program also offers a deep understanding of current leadership literature and subject matter. All classes are taught from a Christian perspective with biblical integration and an emphasis on ethical business practices through dialogue and projects.

Leadership Degree Highlights

  • Program requires entering students to have at least two years of leadership experience or three years of work experience that have exposed the student to leaders and leadership situations.
  • Over 80 percent of the Leadership Studies faculty have their terminal degree and many have international backgrounds.
  • Internships are available through Regent’s Office of Career Services.
  • Study abroad trips are planned to China to study international leadership practices.
  • Graduates are prepared for management and leadership roles in for-profit and not-for-profit organizations; or to attend graduate school for future studies in either business, law or leadership programs.

Career Opportunities:

  • Business Administration
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Corporate Training & Development
  • Business Consulting
Curriculum: View course requirements.
Length: 120 credit hours (includes 49 general education, 48 Leadership Studies, 23 additional electives)
Format: This degree is offered only online.
Results: Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Department & Faculty

Dr. Joseph J. Bucci, Assistant Professor, Department Chair, Business, Leadership & Information Systems; phone: 757.352.4553; email:

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