Pursue your MAOL degree at Regent University.

M.A. in Organizational Leadership

School of Business & Leadership

Top 5 Best Graduate Online Business (Non-MBA) Programs in VA, U.S. News & World Report, 2020

Multiple Concentrations

TOP 10 BEST FOR VETS COLLEGES: ONLINE & NONTRADITIONAL, MILITARY TIMES, 2020

OVER $24 MILLION IN INSTITUTIONAL SCHOLARSHIPS & AID FOR 2018-19

Unlock Your Leadership Potential Through Regent's MAOL Degree Program

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) is an in-demand graduate program that will help you develop practical leadership skills through real-life situations. Gain a foundation in business theory, with strategies to keep your organization moving forward.

IMPROVE YOUR MARKETABILITY WITH AN MAOL PROGRAM

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 Master's in Organizational Leadership degree program.

CUSTOMIZE YOUR MAOL ACCORDING TO YOUR CAREER GOALS

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 has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020). Our programs have also been ranked by it among the Top 5 Best Graduate Online Business (Non-MBA) Programs in Virginia for 6 years in a row. Experience the Regent difference through our MAOL degree program.

Regent University Ranked #18 of 25 Best Online Master's in Leadership Degrees | College Consensus, 2020
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

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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. - U.S. 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

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 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 the $50 nonrefundable application fee 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 apply@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. Please email a scanned copy or photograph of it 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.

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)

2020-21 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) $600
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.