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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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June 17, 2024
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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.

On completing the M.S. in Psychology – Leadership Coaching degree, you can:

  • 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
$89Thousand
Approximate Average Salary of a Leadership Coach, 2024 Glassdoor
Introduces the student to the field of life coaching according to the International Coaching Federation’s core competencies which focus on providing a foundation for coaching, co-creating the relationship, communicating effectively, and cultivating client learning and growth. 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.coachingfederation.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.coachingfederation.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.coachingfederation.org and require a combination of direct training and mentoring, coaching experience, and other items to receive certification.

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 BFriday, October 13Monday, October 23
Session CThursday, January 4Monday, January 8
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 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)Full time enrollment is required.
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)$9456$5,670
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology (PsyD)$94512$11,340

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)
University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

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)Full time enrollment is required.
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)$850 (Fall & Spring)
$700 (Summer)
University Services Fee (Online Students)$700

Military Admissions & Aid » | Cost of Attendance »

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

“I wanted a rigorous doctoral program that could travel with me wherever I was in the country. I found this and more at Regent.”

Heather Paessler-Chesterton, Ph.D., 2009 Counselor Education and Supervision

“As a Navy chaplain, I appreciated how Regent's master’s program integrated the best of science with faith and how it was designed with the flexibility I needed.”

Rob Hess, M.S. in Psychology, 2019 Chaplain, U.S. Navy

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

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

“Two degrees down, one to go! So happy to have completed my master’s in psychology!”

Ally Duggins, M.S. in Psychology, 2020 Co-Founder, Willow House Media

“Great education. Top notch! Rigorous curriculum that takes on real work-life demands while incorporating sound Biblical principles.”

Audrey Bilbraut, Ph.D. in Counseling & Psychological Studies, '24