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An alumna: Explore Regent's MAOL program with a concentration in Global Business Leadership & Communication.

M.A. in Organizational Leadership – Global Business Leadership & Communication

Communicate. Lead. Catalyze Growth.

Effective leadership is the key to organizational growth. Develop key leadership and strategic communication skills with the online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL) – Global Business Leadership & Communication program. You will focus on leadership elements such as ethics, motivation, and technology, and develop solutions for real-world, contemporary issues through research. Taught from a Christian perspective, this MAOL program is offered exclusively online with no on-campus residency requirement.

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May 10, 2021
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Advance Your Knowledge

Learn how geography, ecology, and influences such as media and the government affect international markets.

Be Equipped to Lead

Master key components of the MAOL, such as vision, strategic planning, teamwork, and group development.

Gain a Global Perspective

Examine cross-cultural differences of individuals, dynamics of international workgroups, and motivational leadership from a multinational perspective.

To learn more about this program, please complete the Request Information form on this page.

On completing the MAOL – Global Business Leadership & Communication degree, you will be able to:

  • Examine leadership from a multinational perspective concerning local and global issues that affect organizational planning.
  • Apply key principles of strategic communication to catalyze change in your organization.
  • Gain insight into organizational trends through the application of qualitative and quantitative research methods and data analysis.
  • Employ your knowledge of how leaders help followers interact with technology to accomplish the organization’s objectives.

Career Opportunities

  • Corporate communications
  • Executive leadership
  • Public relations
  • Sales & marketing
  • International training & development
  • Global missions/nonprofit operations
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Higher Earnings with a Master's Degree Bureau of Labor Statistics

Examines leadership from a multinational perspective concerning local, regional, and global issues affecting organizational planning and implementation, including cross-cultural differences of individuals, dynamics of international work groups, and motivation. Addresses leadership issues and functions necessary to become effective in a multinational environment.

Examines the interactive impact on organizational leadership and individual thinking of physical influences such as geography, ecology, and human artifacts with institutional influences such as family, religion, education, media, government, commerce, arts and entertainment, and how this affects those leading in international markets.

Equips students with a broad scope of organizational communication theories on which they can build effective internal/external communication strategies. Studies will focus on interpersonal communication, group dynamics, non-verbal communication, and organizational communication channels.

Explores the breadth of communication tools available to organizational leaders for instituting change, perception, and organizational growth. Communication vehicles to be examined include Internet, intranet, print and broadcast media, and various presentation forums, as well as the underlying internal and external public relation strategies guiding their proper selection and execution.

2020-21 Semester Check-In Deadlines:

All new students are expected to check-in for the semester two weeks before the session start date. Students should apply, be accepted, enroll in their first courses, and confirm a plan to pay for their courses prior to this date.

SessionSemester Check-InSession Start Date
Session AFriday, August 14Monday, August 24
Session MFriday, September 11Monday, September 21
Session BFriday, October 16Monday, October 26
Session CTuesday, January 5Monday, January 11
Session TFriday, January 29Monday, February 8
Session DFriday, March 5Monday, March 15
Session EFriday, April 30Monday, May 10
Session FFriday, June 11Monday, June 21

When applying to master’s or MBA programs in the School of Business & Leadership, the admissions committee will review your application materials for an admissions decision. Criteria reviewed by the admissions committee include:

  • Academic achievement
  • Vision clarity and alignment with program outcomes
  • Writing quality
  • Leadership experience

Prerequisites:

Master’s applicants must:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution or an equivalent degree from a foreign institution, as evaluated by a credential evaluating agency.
  • Submit all application materials such that they are received by the deadline for the semester to which they are applying. Once the application requirements have been fulfilled, an admissions interview may be requested. Interviews are by invitation only.

Application Process:

1. Complete Your Online Application

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office for assistance.

2. Pay Your $50 Application Fee

Pay the $50 nonrefundable application fee by check or money order mailed to Regent University, Enrollment Support Services, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

3. Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts*

Unofficial transcripts from a U.S.-based school, indicating successful completion of a bachelor’s degree program, can be used for an admissions decision. Submit your unofficial transcript to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: SBL Master’s Application Pieces.

Non-U.S. transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES-approved company. See the International Admissions Checklist for details.

*Upon conditional acceptance to the program by review of unofficial transcripts, Regent University’s Admissions Office will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution, which indicate successful completion of a bachelor’s degree program. We will notify you if your previous institution will not release transcripts directly to us.

4. Complete an Admissions Questionnaire Regarding Your Professional Goals and Interests

5. Government-Issued ID

To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please email a scanned copy or photograph of it to apply@regent.edu with the subject line: Government ID.

6. International Applicants

Visit the International Students Admissions page for additional admission requirements and to determine if you qualify as an international student.


Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

PART-TIME STUDENTS

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Arts (MA) / Master of Science (MS)$6756$4,050
Master of Business Administration (MBA)$6756$4,050
Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership (PhD)$9953$2,985
Doctor of Strategic Leadership (DSL)$9953$2,985

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Arts (MA) / Master of Science (MS)$6759$6,075
Master of Business Administration (MBA)$6759$6,075
Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership (PhD)$9956$5,970
Doctor of Strategic Leadership (DSL)$9956$5,970

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800
University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Part-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Arts (MA) / Master of Science (MS)$6756$4,050
Master of Business Administration (MBA)$6756$4,050
Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership (PhD)$9953$2,985
Doctor of Strategic Leadership (DSL)$9953$2,985

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Arts (MA) / Master of Science (MS)$6759$6,075
Master of Business Administration (MBA)$6759$6,075
Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership (PhD)$9956$5,970
Doctor of Strategic Leadership (DSL)$9956$5,970

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$750
University Services Fee (Online Students)$600

*Rates are subject to change at any time. The per-credit-hour tuition rate is for SBL master’s level courses only. Concentration courses taken from the other schools at Regent University are charged at that school’s tuition rate.

Estimated Cost of Attendance: View the estimated cost of attendance to see an example of the total cost of tuition and fees.

“I was amazed at how much I was able to apply to the work sector. It was these true, real-life scenarios that allowed me to grow and expand at Cox.”

Allen Cheek, MBA, 2013 Director, Learning Ops & Technology, Cox Communications

“Regent offered me a way to marry my credentials with experience in a Christian setting.”

Ryan Holloway, MBA, 2016 Executive Director, Care Net Peninsula

“"I wanted an education that would better prepare me both academically and spiritually. As a Christian, I'm always looking for ways to transform the world with the love of Christ, and I believe that's exactly what is happening right now thanks to my Regent experience."”

Geralde Gabeau, DSL, 2016 Deputy Director of Youth & Family Enrichment Services

“At Regent, I learned skills like cultural building and succession building to create more impact and engagement with our employees.”

Myra Vandervelde, Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, 2004; MA in Business Cognate/ Organizational Leadership, 2000 Global Ethics Learning Leader, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

“God is setting up students with an incredible program at Regent, under the guidance of outstanding professors. I was confident that I would be able to do great things with my degree, but now as I begin to read the qualifications of jobs in my field, they match what I’ve learned perfectly. I believe I can do just about anything with my Regent degree.”

Terri Hannibal, DSL '22