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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 11, 2021
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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.

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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

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.

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 B.A. or B.S. from a regionally accredited college or university. Desirable degrees include those in counseling, psychology or related human behavioral fields. Other degree fields will also be considered.
  • Have a minimum of a 2.75 GPA for all undergraduate coursework (3.0 preferred).

Application Process:

The Admissions Committee may require a brief Admissions Interview on a case-by-case basis. Interviews are conducted over the phone or Skype with one of our Admissions staff and/or SPC faculty members and typically take 20 minutes.

Step 1: Application
Submit your application using our Regent University Online Application.

Step 2: Application Fee
Pay the nonrefundable $50 application fee by check or money order mailed to Regent University, Enrollment Support Services, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

Step 3: Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts*
We are able to examine and view your unofficial transcript from a U.S.-based school, which indicates successful completion of a bachelor’s degree program, in order to review you for an admissions decision. Please submit your unofficial transcript to our Admissions Office by email to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: SPC Master’s Application Pieces.

Non-U.S. transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES-approved company. For further details, please review the International Admissions Checklist on the International Students Admissions page.

International Applicants: Please visit the International Students Admissions page for a more detailed explanation of the Regent University application information and to determine whether or not you qualify as an international student.

*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.

Step 4: Complete an Academic Background Questionnaire

Step 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.


Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions at 757.352.4498 or email psycounadmissions@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.

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

M.S. in Psychology

$675 per credit (In-state & Out-of-state)


 

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students) $550

2020-21 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

M.S. in Psychology

$675 per credit (In-state & Out-of-state)


 

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students) $600

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

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