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School of Business and Leadership

School of Business & Leadership

Ranked among the Top 10 Online MBA Programs in Virginia by U.S. News, 2021. Read More
Regent University, Virginia Beach, offers on-campus and online business degrees to students.

School of Business and Leadership

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The Princeton Review Ranks Regent's MBA

Among the Top 50 Best Online MBA Programs in the Nation, 2021. Learn More
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School of Business & Leadership

The Regent University School of Business & Leadership understands that as a business leader, you want a graduate program that drives your entrepreneurial vision so you can steer your organization with confidence, innovation and expertise. As you earn your leadership or business degree, you will learn time-tested theories, gain practical skills you can apply immediately within your workplace and explore innovative strategies – all from a biblical and global perspective. From mid-level managers to professionals just launching a career in business, leaders at every level are prepared for fulfilling careers and life-changing impact. Through our top-rated graduate programs, you will develop the practical leadership and management skills you need to propel you towards your career goals.

As one of the top online Master of Business Administration (MBA) and graduate business programs (non-MBA) in Virginia, our graduate courses are offered in a convenient 8-week format.

Our advanced business degrees – including our M.A. and ACBSP-accredited MBA programs, and our Master of Arts leadership degrees – are designed to easily fit your schedule, with six start dates per year and the ability to complete them online or on campus. Regent acknowledges all the work that you are putting in to fulfill your vision by allowing the transfer of up to 90 credit hours.

Our Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership and Doctor of Strategic Leadership programs are designed to provide you with effective solutions for today’s complex organizational and leadership challenges. These multidisciplinary terminal leadership degrees are rooted in Christian ethics with a biblical worldview, and are offered in a flexible online format with just three, four-day on-campus required residencies. The School of Business and Leadership is proud of the annual Strategic Leadership Doctoral projects and the Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership’s Dissertations as a primary example of impactful and important work from our candidates.

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Lead the Way

Regent University is elevating leaders across industries worldwide and is devoted to helping you become the leader that God designed you to be. Discover what sets the School of Business & Leadership alumni apart and read more about how you can join the legacy of world changers.

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Success Stories

“I am thrilled, delighted and honored to be used for His purpose.”

Jennifer Bennett, B.S., 2007; M.A. in Organizational Leadership & Management, 2011 Organizational, Workforce, Strategic Planning and Leadership Management, U.S. Navy (Washington Navy Yard)

“Regent's program resonated with me because it's about servant leadership and mentoring and coaching. That is so important. At the end of the day, it's about the legacy you leave behind.”

Kelly Tanner, DSL, 2017 Dental Hygienist

“It’s official, I can finally use my new title! Dr. Ashley Dash at your service for all of your career and professional development needs!”

Ashley Dash, DSL, 2020 Founder, Career & Professional Development

“Regent provided a very hands-on experience that I could implement in my life right away. You can’t come out of this program without becoming a better leader. It proves itself of worth and value time and again.”

Cynthia Arocho, M.A., 2012

“I needed someone to tell me who I was and whose I was. Regent did that; the staff was amazing!”

Rae Pearson Benn, M.A. in Organizational Leadership, 2016 WTVZ Host of Our Issues Hampton Roads; Media & Communications Coordinator III, City of Virginia Beach

Graduates go on to have successful careers in the global marketplace, including positions at Fortune 100 companies.

  • American Airlines
  • American University, Dubai
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Campus Crusade for Christ
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Compassion International
  • Cox Communications
  • Dallas Baptist University
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Homeland Security
  • Focus on the Family
  • Ford Motor Company
  • IBM
  • Merck
  • Microsoft
  • Northrop Grumman
  • PepsiCo
  • Raytheon
  • Salvation Army
  • Sentara Healthcare
  • Texas A&M University
  • The Coca-Cola Company
  • U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Coast Guard
  • Wells Fargo
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Business & Leadership

March 30, 2021
Regent University Dean Launches Library Leadership Council

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 30, 2021) – The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) recently approved a proposal submitted by Dean of Regent University Library Esther Gillie to establish a CCCU Library Leadership Council …

March 18, 2021
10 Things You Need to Know About Regent 2021 Commencement and Commissioning Virtual Ceremonies

Regent is excited that graduates and their supporters from around the world can come together during a virtual experience to celebrate the culmination of our journey together. Here are some important …

March 18, 2021
Regent University Announces Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as 2021 Commencement Speaker

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 18, 2021) – Regent University is pleased to announce former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo as the keynote speaker for its 41st commencement ceremony on May 8, 2021. Secretary …

March 8, 2021
Regent University Will Celebrate Virtual Commencement Ceremony on May 8, 2021

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (March 8, 2021) – On Saturday, May 8, 2021, Regent University will celebrate its 41st commencement ceremony in a virtual format with live-streamed events at www.regent.edu/commencement. We are …

March 1, 2021
What is Leadership Coaching? | The Principles of Leadership Coaching

You’ve noticed that people of all ages come to you for advice and guidance. They tell you how much they like your calm manner and how well you listen. You know just how to challenge them while also motivating them. The real …

February 5, 2021
The Best MBA Concentrations for Your Career

Getting an advanced degree can be a real career changer, allowing you to shape and influence the processes and practices within your sector. Also, earning a graduate degree can be financially rewarding. For these two reasons alone, it is vital to weigh …

December 10, 2020
Regent’s School of Business & Leadership Announces a New Ph.D. Comprehensive Exam and Dissertation Process

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (December 10, 2020) – Regent University’s School of Business & Leadership (SBL) is pleased to announce that, beginning Fall 2022, its Ph.D. in Organizational …

December 8, 2020
The Princeton Review Ranks Regent University Among Top 50 Best Online MBA Programs

The Princeton Review, known for its prestigious college rankings, announced that Regent University ranks among the Top 50 Best Online MBA Programs for 2021

June 29, 2020
Emmy Nominee and SBL Alumna Rae Pearson Benn Shares How She Was Raised From Victim to Overcomer

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (June 29, 2020) - Rae Pearson Benn (SBL ’16) is living proof that ashes can generate beauty. But more than two decades ago, as she dragged herself to her girlfriend’s house with a …

March 24, 2020
Executive Mentorship Program Attracts Nearly 200 C-Suite Leaders to Mentor Regent Business Students

Virginia Beach, VA (March 23, 2020) – What do Sentara Healthcare, Auntie Anne’s Pretzels, and the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce have in common? Well, on paper, not much. But, at Regent …

March 24, 2020
Regent University Launches Regent Stories Campaign to Feature Remarkable Alumni

The most popular movie genre in North America is adventure. The highest grossing film franchise and series worldwide is Marvel Cinematic Universe.* We all love stories of courage and making a world of difference. With …

December 19, 2019
What Can I Do with a Business Analytics Degree?

Are you good with numbers and business? Do you have an interest in business analytics? If you have the passion and drive to explore and investigate performance to drive business planning, a business analytics degree may be right for you. You may be …

October 3, 2019
How Can I Become a Nursing Home Administrator?

By Nicolas Reynolds Projected to add nearly 1.9 million jobs by 2028, the healthcare industry is a promising field that seeks the betterment of society. Readily available care, more affordable medicine, healthier people – these are all results of …

October 3, 2019
The Business of Doing Ministry: Regent Grad Leads the Charge to Change Lives

By Sarah Nguyen It’s not often you hear the words microfinance and ministry in the same sentence, but for Ryan Holloway, they’re a match made in heaven. Holloway (MBA’16) got his start on the mission field in the …

September 20, 2019
Why Should I Earn a College Degree While in the Military?

By Brett Tubbs Serving in the military is an "all-in" feat. More than "just a job," military service is a lifestyle. Wondering whether pursuing a college education fits in? Here’s the thing: Getting your bachelor’s, master’s, or …