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A graduate in his office: 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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August 23, 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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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.

2021-22 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 13Monday, August 23
Session MFriday, September 10Monday, September 20
Session BFriday, October 15Monday, October 25
Session CTuesday, December 21Monday, January 10
Session TFriday, January 28Monday, February 7
Session DFriday, March 4Monday, March 14
Session EFriday, April 29Monday, May 9
Session FFriday, June 10Monday, June 20

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.

“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

“The exposure and practical knowledge I developed from interacting daily with students and leaders from all over the world at Regent significantly enhanced my level of cultural intelligence and my ability to effectively navigate the global community.”

Sandra Upton, Doctor of Strategic Leadership, 2008

“For me, it’s a direct reflection of what I learned at Regent that made me want to create these companies and have the impact I’m having.”

Jason Carthen, Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership, 2009 NFL linebacker, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, coach, radio host, best-selling author

“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 definitely want to work for corporate America. I want to see what God has for me. I believe I have all of the experience and also have the theory and the biblical principles ― that I've learned from Regent ― to really apply what I've learned in the right way.”

Leo Motta, MBA, 2015