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Regent University | MA in Organizational Leadership

From organizational development to strategic planning, the Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership program at Regent University is designed to provide an extensive education on all aspects of what it takes to be a leader in any type of organization. Find out more about this program's requirements and outcomes here.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:


Program Prerequisites:

While there are no specific coursework prerequisites for this MA-OL program, aspiring students might have taken prior classes in management or business administration. They might also possess strong analytical, decision-making, and critical thinking skills. Applicants to Regent University's master's degree programs should already possess a bachelor's degree; some programs may have additional requirements.

Program Description:

Organizational development and structure, team building, coaching, and communications are among the topics likely to be addressed in Regent University's Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership program. Students might have the opportunity to learn more about strategic thinking, data analysis, problem solving, leadership theory, conflict management, change management, and technological tools in organizational development. In the culminating experience, students develop a project addressing a current organizational issue that includes solutions to this issue. Students also choose one of 16 concentrations that allows them to focus on managerial practices and processes within a specific area, such as in healthcare, human resources, business analytics, social entrepreneurship, or global organizations.

Learning Format:


Program Length:

33 credits.

Financial Aid Available:

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 a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership:

The core curriculum of the MA in Organizational Leadership programs consists of 21 credits and a 3-credit culminating experience. Students must also complete nine credits in an area of concentration. Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact Regent University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses (24 credits)

  • Foundations of Leadership: History, Theory, Application & Development
  • Organization Development: Consulting, Design, Intervention & Evaluation
  • Organizational Research, Analysis & Problem Solving
  • Motivation, Teams, Coaching & Mentoring
  • Organizational Communication, Conflict Resolution & Negotiation
  • Strategic Thinking, Planning & Organizational Change
  • Leadership, Technology, Job Design, Sociotechnical Systems & Innovation
  • Culminating Experience

Concentration Courses (9 credits)

  • Students take three courses in one of the following concentrations:
    • Futures Studies
    • Servant Leadership
    • Healthcare Management
    • Human Resource Management
    • Kingdom Business
    • Interdisciplinary Studies
    • Social Entrepreneurship
    • International Organizations
    • Not-for-Profit Management
    • Organizational Communication
    • Leadership Coaching & Mentoring
    • Organizational Business Analytics
    • Organizational Development Consulting
    • Small Business Information Technology
    • Small Business Technology Management
    • Global Business Leadership and Communication

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

A variety of career options await graduates of the MA in Organizational Leadership program, based on their chosen concentration. This master's degree program is designed to prepare graduates to seek administrative or executive positions in small or large corporations, nonprofit agencies, academic institutions, or healthcare settings. They might assume responsibilities in areas of human resources, employee development, business planning, business communications, or operations.

Some career choices for graduates could include:

  • Management analyst
  • Management consultant
  • Human resources director
  • Training and development manager
  • Strategic planning consultant

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