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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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January 11, 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 work groups and motivational leadership from a multinational perspective.

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 an 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
16%
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.

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.

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

2020-2021 Semester Check-In Deadlines:

All new students are expected to check-in for the semester 2 weeks prior to 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.

Session

Semester Check-In

Session Start Date

Session A

Friday, August 14

Monday, August 24

Session M

Friday, September 11

Monday, September 21

Session B

Friday, October 16

Monday, October 26

Session C

Tuesday, January 5

Monday, January 11

Session T

Friday, January 29

Monday, February 8

Session D

Friday, March 5

Monday, March 15

Session E

Friday, April 30

Monday, May 10

Session F

Friday, June 11

Monday, June 21

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.

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

M.A. in Organizational Leadership

$675 per credit (In-state & Out-of-state)


 

Student Fees Per Semester

Application Fee $50 (nonrefundable)
Enrollment Deposit $100
University Services Fee (Online Students) $550
RU Library Course Fee $50 (one-time fee)

2020-21 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

M.A. in Organizational Leadership

$675 per credit (In-state & Out-of-state)


 

Student Fees Per Semester

Application Fee $50 (nonrefundable)
Enrollment Deposit $100
University Services Fee (Online Students) $600
RU Library Course Fee $50 (one-time fee)

*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.

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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)

“When you’re leading the largest city in the Commonwealth, you realize quickly, you can’t do it by yourself … so I pray. Regent was a vital factor in my spiritual growth and my professional growth.”

Bobby Dyer, Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, 1998 Mayor, City of Virginia Beach

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Holly Hedger, MBA, 2023

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David Segovia, MBA, 2015

“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