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M.A. in Organizational Leadership – Social Entrepreneurship

Create a Positive Social Impact. Be Equipped through a Master’s that Focuses on Social Entrepreneurship.

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, a leader in social-purpose organizations, philanthropist, or director of volunteers in the social sector. There are no GMAT/GRE requirements. You can gain advice from seasoned business professionals through the Executive Mentor Program. Regent has been ranked among top national universities by the U.S. News & World Report, 2023, and has also been ranked as a Top 10 Military Friendly® School by Military Friendly®, 2023-24. Be equipped to excel through an M.A. in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in social entrepreneurship.

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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 IN SOCIAL ENTREPRENURSHIP

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.

MAOL-Social Entrepreneurship Career Opportunities

On completing the MAOL – Social Entrepreneurship degree, you can:

  • 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 the organizational structure, life-cycle development, servant leadership, and social issues.
  • Gain 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
18%
Approximate Higher Weekly Earnings with a Master's Degree, 2021 Bureau of Labor Statistics

Examines how biblical principles of business and economics suggest a Kingdom Business biblical model. Defines Kingdom Business and describes its distinguishing principles and elements. Compares Kingdom Business and social entrepreneurship.
Explores the biblical call for Christians to engage and influence society, focusing on the part that Kingdom Business plays in advancing the kingdom of God on earth.
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.
Studies the biblical foundations, perspectives, and examples of Servant Leadership contained in Scripture with a focus on current application. Cross-listed with LDSL 773.

2023-24 Semester Check-In Deadlines

All 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 11Monday, August 21
Session MFriday, September 8Monday, September 18
Session BFriday, October 13Monday, October 23
Session CThursday, January 4Monday, January 8
Session TFriday, January 26Monday, February 5
Session DFriday, March 1Monday, March 11
Session EFriday, April 26Monday, May 6
Session FFriday, June 7Monday, June 17

Admissions Requirements

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Submit your application using the Regent University Online Application.

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu and an admissions representative will provide reasonable accommodations to assist you in completing the application.

Step 2: Submit Your Unofficial Transcripts

Submit your unofficial transcripts to regent.edu/items.

Upon submitting your application, you will receive an email requesting authorization for Regent University to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution. International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES, AACRAO or NAFSA approved agency.

Step 3: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please submit a scanned copy or photograph of it to regent.edu/items.


Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 757.352.4990 or admissions@regent.edu should you have any further questions about the application process.

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)$6956$4,170
Master of Business Administration (MBA)$6956$4,170
Doctor in Business Administration (DBA)$1,0203$3,060
Doctor of Philosophy in Business (PhD)$1,0203$3,060
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 in Business Administration (DBA)$1,0206$6,120
Doctor of Philosophy in Business (PhD)$1,0206$6,120
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)$850
University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

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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 (Fall & Spring)
$650 (Summer)
University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

*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.

“God is setting up students with an incredible program at Regent, under the guidance of outstanding professors. I was confident that I would be able to do great things with my degree, but now as I begin to read the qualifications of jobs in my field, they match what I’ve learned perfectly. I believe I can do just about anything with my Regent degree.”

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“To pursue your degree, you do have to make sacrifices. But, you can get through it, and most importantly, you don't have to compromise your principles.”

David Segovia, MBA, 2015

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

“Regent challenged me to think beyond the mechanics of business. I was able to address work-life balance and focus on core personal leadership attributes. The strong academics and values-based leadership focus helped move me from sales to management almost immediately.”

Jonathan Freeland, MBA, 2000 VP, Product Marketing at Cox Communications