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Pursue the MAOL in Organizational Development Consulting degree at Regent University.

M.A. in Organizational Leadership – Organizational Development Consulting

Become a Sought-After Problem Solver

This exciting business consulting degree online delves into consulting as both a process and a career. Learn to consider consulting challenges and the role of leadership in developing and guiding strategic change. You’ll practice solving problems through collaboration, communicating effectively in actual leadership situations, and conducting research and presenting findings on contemporary issues.

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January 11, 2021
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LEARN TO SPOT PATTERNS & PROBLEMS

Explore tools and research to effectively audit, assess and implement changes required for organizational development.

SPECIALIZE IN STRATEGY

Gain expertise in intervention strategies and contingency frameworks that can be applied in multiple industry settings.

BE YOUR OWN BOSS

Build a consulting business that handles multiple clients, setting your own schedule and retaining all profits.

You will learn key organizational leadership elements such as ethics, motivation, creativity, vision, strategic planning and teamwork from our award-winning faculty.

After completing your master’s in organizational development consulting, you will be able to:

  • Solve complex problems and create invaluable strategies for your clients.
  • Analyze assessments that measure an organization’s success and effectiveness, such as customer surveys, communication audits, attitude surveys and compliance audits.
  • Improve the financial and operational health of your client’s organization.

Career Opportunities

  • Corporate & Small Business Consulting
  • Executive Leadership
  • Analytics & Strategic Planning
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Projected growth by 2022 for management analysts U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Explores consulting as both a process and occupational specialty. Students review common consulting challenges and participate in an ongoing discussion of the role of leadership in developing and guiding strategic change within the consulting industry.

Students focus on the analytical and process skills that will enable them to diagnose and make effective interventions. Particular attention is given to assessing key factors in the change process and examining how proper planning can increase the value of proposed interventions.

Introduces the student to a variety of organizational assessments and audits that measure an organization’s success and effectiveness. In addition to looking at such standard measures as customer surveys, communication audits, attitude surveys, compliance audits, MBTI, and FIRO-B, the course examines some general principles of measurement and assessment. Throughout the course, it is assumed that organizational development and improvement requires organizations to monitor, follow-up, and take corrective action against desired outcomes.

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.

“Regent prepared me for steps I needed to take to start a business, as well as to lead one.”

Hunter Davis, MBA - International Business, 2019; J.D., 2013; B.A. in Government - American Government & Politics, 2010 Co-Owner, Duck Donuts; Director, The American Environment Foundation

“I am proud to further Regent University’s conviction of excellence in scholarship, passion for ministry, and devotion to the Word of God.”

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“As a Mexican American growing up in a predominantly Hispanic community, I grew up with the mindset that I was not college material. Regent has given me the opportunity to pursue my dream and become what God has destined in me.”

Irene Briggs, Ph.D., 2011 Strategic Leadership

“The faculty at Regent are exceptional, and of course, everything we learn has a biblical foundation. That's priceless.”

Sam Adeyemi, Ph.D., 2017 DSL

“I was able to start with 15 credit hours toward the leadership program. But little did I know that, through research, the application of biblical principles and the Christian environment, God would speak to me.”

Chad Rose, M.A. in Organizational Leadership, 2020 Lieutenant Colonel - Reserve (Retired); American Airlines Airbus Captain