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

Communicate. Lead. Catalyze Growth through Global Business Leadership.

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. It also offers a 12-month fast track option.

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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.

WIDEN YOUR Perspective THROUGH THE GLOBAL BUSINESS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

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

Align Yourself with Excellence

Regent was ranked among top national universities by U.S. News & World Report for the fourth year—2019, 2020, 2021 and 2023. It has been recognized as a Top 10 Military Friendly® School by Military Friendly®, 2023-24. The university allows you to maximize transfer credits with its generous policy. So, you can transfer up to 90 credit hours or up to 50% of your graduate program. Experience the Regent difference with the master’s in organizational leadership – Global Business Leadership & Communication.

MAOL-Global Business Leadership & Communication Career Opportunities

On completing the MAOL – Global Business Leadership & Communication, you can:

  • 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
$112Thousand
Approximate Annual Average Salary in Corporate Communications in the U.S. in 2024 Glassdoor

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.

2024-25 Semester Check-In Deadlines

All 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 9Monday, August 19
Session MFriday, September 6Monday, September 16
Session BFriday, October 11Monday, October 21
Session CWednesday, January 8Monday, January 13
Session TFriday, January 31Monday, February 10
Session DFriday, March 7Monday, March 17
Session EFriday, May 2Monday, May 12
Session FFriday, June 13Monday, June 23

Admissions Requirements

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Submit your application using the Regent University Online Application.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

Submit your unofficial transcripts to regent.edu/items.

Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email requesting authorization for Regent University to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution. International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES, AACRAO or NAFSA approved agency.

Step 3: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please submit a scanned copy or photograph of it to regent.edu/items.


Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu should you have any further questions about the application process.

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)$6956$4,170
Master of Business Administration (MBA)$6956$4,170
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)$1,0203$3,060
Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership (PhD)$1,0203$3,060
Doctor of Strategic Leadership (DSL)$1,0203$3,060

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Arts (MA) / Master of Science (MS)$6959$6,255
Master of Business Administration (MBA)$6959$6,255
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)$1,0206$6,120
Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership (PhD)$1,0206$6,120
Doctor of Strategic Leadership (DSL)$1,0206$6,120

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)
University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

Part-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Arts (MA) / Master of Science (MS)$6956$4,170
Master of Business Administration (MBA)$6956$4,170
Doctor in Business Administration (DBA)$1,0203$3,060
Doctor of Philosophy in Business (PhD)$1,0203$3,060
Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership (PhD)$1,0203$3,060
Doctor of Strategic Leadership (DSL)$1,0203$3,060

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Arts (MA) / Master of Science (MS)$6959$6,255
Master of Business Administration (MBA)$6959$6,255
Doctor in Business Administration (DBA)$1,0206$6,120
Doctor of Philosophy in Business (PhD)$1,0206$6,120
Doctor of Philosophy in Organizational Leadership (PhD)$1,0206$6,120
Doctor of Strategic Leadership (DSL)$1,0206$6,120

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)
University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

*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.

“My mentor is very encouraging, helps me evaluate options after I graduate, and provides perspective, information, and wise options for right now and for the future. The program is very valuable. It helps students have a perspective of what is happening in the real world now. Having a mentor as a guide is key to our success and our decision-making for the future! I very much appreciate my mentor and the mentor program! Thank you.”

Faith Huertas, MBA, 2024 Mentee

“I was incredibly blessed to learn from committed men and women who were so knowledgeable about their field. They were also just as passionate and committed to their faith and investing in their students.”

Rebekah Woods, Doctor of Organizational Leadership, J.D., 2004, 1994

“I am thrilled, delighted and honored to be used for His purpose.”

Jennifer Bennett, B.S., 2007; M.A. in Organizational Leadership & Management, 2011 Organizational, Workforce, Strategic Planning and Leadership Management, U.S. Navy (Washington Navy Yard)

“To pursue your degree, you do have to make sacrifices. But, you can get through it, and most importantly, you don't have to compromise your principles.”

David Segovia, MBA, 2015

“It’s officially 'Dr.' now! Thank you God, Regent, and my family.”

Cedric Bryant, Doctor of Strategic Leadership, 2020 Sr. Consultant/Co-Founder, Bryant & Bryant Institute