M.A. in Organizational Leadership

School of Business & Leadership

#3 Best Graduate Online Business (Non-MBA) Programs in VA, U.S. News & World Report, 2019

Multiple Concentrations

#5 Best Online & Nontraditional Schools, Military Times, 2018

80% of students received financial aid

Unlock Your Leadership Potential

What's your leadership style? How do you bring out the best in yourself and your team? Taught from a Christian worldview, Regent's Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL) will help you develop practical skills through real-life situations. Gain a foundation in business theory, with strategies to keep your organization moving forward.

IMPROVE YOUR MARKETABILITY

Master the organizational leadership skills employers are seeking, including motivation, creativity, vision, strategic planning and technology.

INCREASE YOUR IMPACT IN THE WORKPLACE & BEYOND

Position yourself to influence public policy and social change as you learn to think globally.

INSPIRE OTHERS THROUGH SERVANT LEADERSHIP

Gain expertise to motivate teams and confidently guide those you lead and serve through our M.A. in Organizational Leadership program.

You can customize your MAOL to better understand the intricacies of leading effectively in a corporate, not-for-profit, ministry, healthcare or government setting.

Regent University ranked #23 of the top 26 master's in organizational leadership degree programs | Intelligent.com
Best Master's in Organizational Leadership - Successfulstudent.org | Regent University
Top 25 Best Online Master's in Organizational Leadership Degree Programs | TheBestSchools.org, 2019.
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Online MAOL Program

Fast-Track Option (12 Months)

8 Start Times Per Year

Online

SESSION START:

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 33

Take Your Career to the Next Level

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

  • Apply organizational leadership elements in ethics, motivation, creativity, vision, strategic planning, teamwork, group development, technology and organizational development.
  • Serve as a confident leader who masterfully integrates best practices to increase employee engagement, retention and productivity.
  • Gain an insight into organizational trends through the application of qualitative and quantitative research methods and data analysis.
  • Apply principles of biblical entrepreneurship and management.
  • Evaluate global economic needs, opportunities, and resources required to build kingdom-strategic business ventures.

Career Opportunities

  • Analytics & Strategic Planning
  • C-level Leadership
  • HR Administration, Mediation & Consulting
  • Corporate Training, Consulting or Coaching
  • Ministry Leadership & Missions
  • Not-for-profit Development & Administration

More than 700,000 new positions in business management will be created by 2028 | Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018.

Click any section below for additional information or access your course schedule.

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

2019-2020 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 9

Monday, August 26

Session M

Friday, September 13

Monday, September 23

Session B

Friday, October 18

Monday, October 28

Session C

Friday, January 3

Monday, January 13

Session T

Friday, January 31

Monday, February 10

Session D

Friday, March 6

Monday, March 16

Session E

Friday, May 1

Monday, May 11

Session F

Friday, June 12

Monday, June 22

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 via the online application process or 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 transcripts@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. Simply scan and upload a copy of your driver's license, high school ID, passport, permanent resident card or official government ID card, using our secure and convenient online tool. If you would prefer to take a picture of your government-issued ID and email that to our office, please attach your ID and email 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.

2018-19 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

M.A. in Organizational Leadership

$650 per credit (In-state & Out-of-state)

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)

*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.

Learn more about scholarships and financial aid.