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MA in Organizational Leadership - Futures Studies

Regent University's Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Future Studies is aimed a preparing students to be efficient and effective leaders with an aptitude for strategic planning. Keep reading to find out more about this online master's degree.

Official Program Name:

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Future Studies

School Offering Program:

Regent University

Degree Level:

Master's

Program Prerequisites:

Students interested in Regent University's Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Future Studies should have strong leadership and problem-solving skills. Applicants to this program also need to be good at collaboration and working on teams as well as being adept at written and verbal communications. All applicant to Regent University graduate programs must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited university; some programs have additional requirements.

Program Description:

The MA in Organizational Leadership degree program is designed to teach students how to be ethical, creative, motivated leaders with vision and a strong aptitude for strategic planning. The Future Studies concentration is intended to teach students to make decisions while considering possible future changes and uncertain circumstances. Courses will give instruction on the history and methods of forecasting theory, developing scenarios and strategic plans, and qualitative and quantitative research on issues in modern-day organizations.

Learning Format:

Online

Program Length:

33 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 Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Future Studies:

In order to complete this MA in Organizational Leadership program, students will need to complete 33 credit hours of classes, including 21 credits of core courses, 9 credits of concentration courses, and 3 credits in a culminating experience. Exact requirements and course descriptions are subject to change; contact Regent University directly to confirm all requirements before enrolling in a program.

Core Courses (21 credits)

  • Information Research & Resources
  • Foundations of Leadership: History, Theory, Application & Development
  • Organizational 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, Socio-technical Systems & Innovation
  • Culminating Experience

Future Studies Concentration Courses (9 credits)

  • Survey of Futures Studies
  • Forecasting Techniques
  • Organizational Futures

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Furthering Your Education:

Students interested in furthering their education after completing their Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership may be interested in applying for a related doctorate degree program. A doctorate in this field may assist in career advancement and increase employment opportunities. Available programs at Regent University include:

  • PhD in Organizational Leadership
  • Doctor of Strategic Leadership
  • Doctor of Business Administration

Career Paths:

Graduates of Regent University's MA in Organizational Leadership degree may have the leadership skills and organizational knowledge necessary to qualify them for a variety of careers in business. They might seek positions in think tanks or public and private companies where they have a hand in innovative management, recruiting, or strategic planning. Some of the positions graduates might consider include:

  • Business consultant
  • Recruiter
  • Economic forecaster
  • Strategic planner
  • Innovation manager

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