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M.S. in Psychology – Leadership Coaching

The Science of Leadership Coaching

Imagine thriving in a career that helps others transform their lives through self-discovery and applying attainable action points. The Master of Science in Psychology with a concentration in Leadership Coaching is a rapidly evolving field that can prepare you to facilitate growth and change while helping people advance personally and professionally.

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January 9, 2023
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Develop Your Coaching Strategy

Learn how to build coach-client relationships, design coaching interventions, and develop client-generated goals.

Learn From Top Christian Coaches

Experience personal transformation from life coaches who both teach “how to’s” and help you develop practical steps toward your goals.

Advance Your Career

This versatile degree positions you for tremendous societal impact and earning potential.

Presented from a Christian worldview is supported by award-winning faculty in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and beyond.

Please complete the Request Information form on this page to learn more about this program.

Upon completion of the M.S. in Psychology – Leadership Coaching degree, you will be able to:

  • Explore the scientific foundation of core coaching skills outlined by the international Coach Federation (ICF) portfolio certification track.
  • Discover strategies that hold clients accountable for results.
  • Conduct a feasibility analysis for starting a coaching consultancy or improving an existing operation.

Career Opportunities

  • Leadership Coach
  • Organizational Consultant
  • Marketing Psychologist
$67Thousand
Approximate Average Salary of a Leadership Coach, 2021 Glassdoor

Introduces the student to the field of life coaching in the context of Christian helping relations, and assists them in working with others to facilitate individual development. Multicultural and diversity issues are explored in relation to the role of coach and client. Cross-listed with MHPS 626.

Prepares the student to understand the coaching process, certification, ethics, coach-client relationships, and to develop a biblical worldview of coaching. The course is one of three courses (LDRC 501, LDRC 502, LDRC 503) that comprise the concentration in Coaching and is constructed to align with the academic requirements outlined by the International Coach Federation (ICF) portfolio certification track. ICF certification requirements are posted at www.coachfederation.org and require a combination of direct training and mentoring, coaching experience, and other items to receive certification.

Prepares the student to interact with the coaching client to create awareness of issues and alternatives, design coaching interventions, help the client begin the process of change and help the client monitor progress against goals that were defined in the coaching process. The course is one of three courses (LDRC 501, LDRC 502, LDRC 503) that comprise the concentration in Coaching and is constructed to align with the academic requirements outlined by the International Coach Federation (ICF) portfolio certification track. ICF certification requirements are posted at www.coachfederation.org and require a combination of direct training and mentoring, coaching experience, and other items to receive certification.

Prepares the student to build a coach-client relationship with leaders through the use of interpersonal communication. In addition, this course helps the student conduct a feasibility analysis in preparation for starting a coaching consultancy or improving an existing consulting operation. The course is one of three courses (LDRC 501, LDRC 502, LDRC 503) that comprises the concentration in Coaching and is constructed to align with the academic requirements outlined by the International Coach Federation (ICF) portfolio certification track. ICF certification requirements are posted at www.coachfederation.org and require a combination of direct training and mentoring, coaching experience, and other items to receive certification.

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 in Human Services (MA)$6156$3,690
Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling (MA)$6156$3,690
Master of Science in Psychology (MS)$6956$4,170
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)$7306$4,380
Master of Arts in School Counseling (MA)$7306$4,380
Master of Arts in Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling (MA)$7306$4,380
Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling & Psychological Studies (PhD)$6953$2,085
Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision (PhD)$9003$2,700
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD)Full time enrollment is required.

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Arts in Human Services (MA)$6159$5,535
Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling (MA)$6159$5,535
Master of Science in Psychology (MS)$6959$6,255
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)$7309$6,570
Master of Arts in School Counseling (MA)$7309$6,570
Master of Arts in Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling (MA)$7309$6,570
Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling & Psychological Studies (PhD)$6956$4,170
Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision (PhD)$9006$5,400
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD)$90012$10,800

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 in Human Services (MA)$5956$3,570
Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling (MA)$5956$3,570
Master of Science in Psychology (MS)$6756$4,050
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)$7106$4,260
Master of Arts in School Counseling (MA)$7106$4,260
Master of Arts in Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling (MA)$7106$4,260
Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling & Psychological Studies (PhD)$6753$2,025
Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision (PhD)$8753$2,625
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD)Full time enrollment is required.

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Arts in Human Services (MA)$5959$5,355
Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling (MA)$5959$5,355
Master of Science in Psychology (MS)$6759$6,075
Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)$7109$6,390
Master of Arts in School Counseling (MA)$7109$6,390
Master of Arts in Marriage, Couple & Family Counseling (MA)$7109$6,390
Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling & Psychological Studies (PhD)$6756$4,050
Doctor of Philosophy in Counselor Education & Supervision (PhD)$8756$5,250
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD)$87512$10,500

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.

Estimated Cost of Attendance: View the estimated cost of attendance to see an example of the total cost of tuition and fees.

“I choose Regent for its professional thoughtful and approach to education, but what shaped me was the mentoring faculty and my cohort experience.”

Chris Hull, Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision, 2009 Head of Graduate Counseling, John Brown University; Board of Directors Chair, CACREP

“If you are focused, determined, willing to put in the work and make sacrifices, anyone can do this. I give all praise to God. Keep going no matter what.”

Antonio Tuck, M.A. in Counseling, 2020 Human Services Professional

“At Regent, I loved the integration of Christian values that were wrapped tightly in a strong academic degree. I felt completely academically prepared to go out and help people, but I also had that very foundational core belief system that was strengthened unbelievably.”

Jada Jackson, B.A. in Communication 2009; MA in Human Services Counseling 2010 President & TV Host, Total Life Counseling; Advisor, Listeners On Call; Author; Licensed Mental Health Counselor

“"God ordained all the circumstances, and I simply made the step of faith to follow."”

Marina Kuzmina, M.A. in Counseling, 2010 Community Counseling

“I would recommend Regent's counseling programs to anyone who wants a deeper understanding of others and of themselves.”

Karen Palmer, M.A., 2011 Human Services