Skip navigation
Explore Regent University's online MAOL - Social Entrepreneurship program.

M.A. in Organizational Leadership – Social Entrepreneurship

Create a Positive Social Impact

Want to develop a legacy of service? Regent’s Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL) — Social Entrepreneurship equips you for such a role. Offered exclusively online, it explores how relevant, entrepreneurial business models can prepare you to advance as a social entrepreneur, leader in social-purpose organizations, philanthropist or director of volunteers in the social sector.

Online
33
January 11, 2021
Download PDF

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

Research and analyze principled business models and learn to apply them to your workplace.

Sharpen Your Leadership Skills

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

Build on a Biblical Foundation

Examine biblical perspectives of servant leadership and the advantages of service-focused business structures.

Explore leadership elements from a Christian perspective and prepare to make a difference.

On completing the MAOL – Social Entrepreneurship degree, you will be able to:

  • Apply principles of biblical entrepreneurship and management.
  • Evaluate global economic needs, opportunities, and resources required to build kingdom-strategic business ventures.
  • Employ a deeper understanding of organizational structure, life-cycle development, servant leadership and social issues.
  • Gain an insight into organizational trends through the application of qualitative and quantitative research methods and data analysis.

Career Opportunities

  • Management
  • Training & Development
  • Nonprofit & Parachurch Business Development
  • Global Missions/Nonprofit Operations
16%
Higher Earnings with a Master's Degree Bureau of Labor Statistics

Research and analysis of the foundational biblical principle and models upon which the Kingdom Business precepts are based and their integration/application to modern business culture and practices.

Organizing, evaluating, and blending global economic needs, opportunities, and resources required to build kingdom-strategic business ventures; the unique constructs of the world of business and the world of missions that merge and contextualize into an entity significantly different from either alone.

Seeks a thoughtful engagement of how Servant Leadership works in a contemporary world regarding issues such as social movements, social corporate responsibility, justice & humanity. Cross-listed with LDSL 772.

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.

“I came away from my program at Regent with an increased confidence in my ability to lead an organization and the skills I needed to do it.”

Kevin Beery, Ph.D., 2008 Strategic 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

“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 particularly impressed with the highly organized online Ph.D. program. The faculty is second to none when it comes to their intelligence, teaching ability, compassion and their desire to work with students.”

Tom Norbutus, Ph.D., 2012 Human Resource Development

“This isn't just a job for me — this is a ministry. Whatever I've done at Regent I've always had the sense that this is what God has called me to do.”

Doris Gomez, Ph.D. Dean, Regent University's School of Business & Leadership