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Doctor of Strategic Leadership

With the Doctor of Strategic Leadership degree program, Regent University gives students the chance to learn communication, team-building, and leadership skills for advanced careers in the field. More info about the program can be found here.

Official Program Name:

Doctor of Strategic Leadership

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

When evaluating prospective students for this doctoral program, Regent University looks for exceptional writing skills and a history of leadership experience. Applicants to this program must have a master's degree from a regionally accredited institution. Applicants to Regent University should have a high school diploma or the equivalent; some programs may have additional admissions requirements.

Program Description:

Regent University developed this Doctor of Strategic Leadership degree program to give students a chance to cultivate their leadership potential. Students will have the opportunity to study communication, team-building, organizational structure, and cultural ethics. The curriculum delves into a variety of subjects, from human resource development and global leadership to venture development and consulting principles. All of the coursework is taught from the perspective of the Christian faith. Students can choose from 10 different concentrations including Ecclesial Leadership, Global Consulting, Human Resource Development, Leadership Coaching, and Strategic Foresight.

Learning Format:

Online (with two 4-day residencies)

Program Length:

60 credits

Financial Aid:

Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the forms of grants, loans, and scholarships. Contact Regent University's financial aid office for more information.

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Required Courses for the Doctor of Strategic Leadership program:

This terminal professional degree includes 60 credit hours, all of which focus on advanced principles of leadership, organizational design, and related topics. Two residencies are required as well, each lasting four days. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Required Core Courses (60 credits)

  • Organizational Strategy & Design
  • Strategic Foresight
  • Applied Exegetical Studies
  • Leadership Communications
  • Leaders & Followers
  • Leadership Theory
  • Culture & Values
  • Leadership Faith & Ethics
  • Human Resource Development
  • Global Leadership
  • Leadership Analytics
  • Consulting Principles
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Leadership Development
  • Design Thinking
  • Venture Development
  • Change Management
  • Global Futures
  • Skills & Assessments
  • Organizational Initiatives
  • Servant Leadership & Social Issues

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

The Doctor of Strategic Leadership degree is intended to empower students with the global perspective, research skills, and communication abilities that may serve them well in leadership roles in the government, nonprofits, and the military.

Here are just a few positions graduates might consider:

  • Executive leadership
  • Executive coaching
  • University faculty
  • Consulting

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