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Explore Regent's MAOL degree program with a concentration in Small Business Technology Management.

M.A. in Organizational Leadership – Small Business Technology Management

Develop Your Blueprint for Success

Lead your organization in a dynamic landscape of technological advancement. The online Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL) – Small Business Technology Management will equip you to guide your organization in the effective use of technological developments, tools and analysis for informed organizational planning. Explore leadership elements from a Christian perspective and develop solutions for real-world, contemporary issues through research as you pursue this program.

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January 11, 2021
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Advance with an Online Leadership Degree

Maintain your current work-life environment by pursuing an MAOL program that is offered exclusively online with no on-campus residency requirement.

Enhance Your Expertise

Gain an overview of data analytics in small business management and technologies to enhance data-driven decision making.

Sharpen Your Leadership Skills

Master key components of the MAOL, such as vision, strategic planning, teamwork and group development.

Deepen Your Knowledge

Explore fundamental theories and techniques of data mining and how they apply to social media database concepts and management information systems.

On completing the MAOL – Small Business Technology Management degree, you will be able to:

  • Employ data analytics in small business management and technologies to enhance data-driven decision making.
  • Apply concepts and techniques of data mining along with social media database concepts to management information systems.
  • Employ Decision Support Systems (DSS) as managerial tools, with a focus on small business e-commerce environment.
  • Gain an insight into organizational trends through the application of qualitative and quantitative research methods and data analysis.

Career Opportunities

  • Analytics & Strategic Planning
  • Small Business Management & Development
  • Risk Management & Data Analysis
  • Operations Management
  • Marketing Research
  • Business Development
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The fundamental concepts and techniques of data mining in conjunction with the application of social media database concepts to management information systems.

Enables leaders and managers to understand the tradeoffs in information systems hardware, software, and architecture for effective use in the small business environment.

The treatment of Decision Support Systems (DSS) as managerial tools, with special emphasis in a small business e-commerce environment.

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 showed me that leadership is people-oriented. I'm compelled to empower those I work with to lead in their areas of giftedness because of my education here.”

Kenton Lee, M.A., 2008 Founder, Because International

“I’ve been able to continue to employ what I learned at Regent in the doctoral program to every position I’ve had since then.”

Rick Richardson, Ph.D., 2007 Organizational Leadership

“I was amazed at how much I was able to apply to the work sector. It was these true, real-life scenarios that allowed me to grow and expand at Cox.”

Allen Cheek, MBA, 2013 Director, Learning Ops & Technology, Cox Communications

“Proverbs 27:17 states, 'Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.' That's been my Regent experience academically and relationally. I am grateful to have grown together with such amazing people.”

Christian Ellis, B.S. in Business, 2018; M.A. in Organizational Leadership, 2020 Executive Assistant to the Executive Vice President, Regent University

“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