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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 22, 2022
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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
14%
Projected growth by 2030 for management analysts U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2020

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.

2022-23 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 12Monday, August 22
Session MFriday, September 9Monday, September 19
Session BFriday, October 14Monday, October 24
Session CWednesday, January 4Monday, January 9
Session TFriday, January 27Monday, February 6
Session DFriday, March 3Monday, March 13
Session EFriday, April 28Monday, May 8
Session FFriday, June 9Monday, June 19

Admissions Requirements

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Step 2: Complete Your Admissions Questionnaire

  • After you submit your application, you will receive a link to complete the required admissions questionnaire.

Step 3: Submit Your Unofficial College Transcripts

  • Email your unofficial college transcripts to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Unofficial Transcripts.
  • Upon conditional acceptance, Regent University will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution.
  • International transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES-approved company.

Step 4: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

  • Email a photo of your government-issued ID to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Government ID.
  • Please note that 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 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 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)$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)$800
University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

*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.

“Regent's program resonated with me because it's about servant leadership and mentoring and coaching. That is so important. At the end of the day, it's about the legacy you leave behind.”

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Nathan Gill, M.A. in Government, 2013

“Making the switch from community college to Regent was a flawless process and the best decision ever. I’m so proud I have ‘Regent graduate’ connected to my story.”

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Ben Kay, B.A., 2013 Biblical & Theological Studies

“My time at Regent left me with a desire for excellence. I believe that was something that was already instilled in me but my education here challenged me even more.”

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