Explore Organization Leadership from a Strategic Perspective

The Master of Science in Organization Leadership degree (MSOL) explores leadership and management from a strategic perspective while offering an opportunity to cultivate the skills to think critically, create vision based on ethical values, discern the future, take risks and institute change within an organization.
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MSOL: Leadership and Management

Master Degree Overview

The Master of Science in Organization Leadership and Management (MSOL) degree is an intensive, integrated learning experience that provides preparation for effective leadership in a rapidly changing, global marketplace. Both on-campus (1 weeknight per week) and online (asynchronous) courses are offered.

Curriculum and Specialization Areas that Capitalize on Top Management Practices

The master's program curriculum emphasizes top management practices and cultivating ethical leadership skills. Learn to think critically, synergize the power of your peers and encourage positive change within an organization. Focus your studies to meet your own unique professional and personal goals through the Leadership and Management specialization:

  • Leadership and Management - As the namesake specialization for the MSOL degree, this specialization delivers a deeper understanding and commitment to organizational process excellence, collaborative leadership and forward-thinking change management in today's global society.
  • Dual Specialization - It is also possible to pair Leadership and Management with one of the other MSOL specializations: Enterprise Resource Leadership and Planning, Human Resource Management and Leadership, or Project and Leadership Management.

Program Start Dates

January, March, May, June, August, October (courses taught in 8-week terms, start dates every 8 weeks)

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Printable Fact Sheet: To download a printable fact sheet with details about required classes, admissions requirements and start dates, please visit our fact sheet library. Prospective students, the best source for the most current information is an Admissions Counselor. (Current students, contact an Academic Advisor in the College of Business and Economics.)

Program Requirements

Core Requirements (9 credit hours)
CBE 601 Critical Reading & Writing for Graduate Students

(or MSM 612 Making Decisions in Organizations)

CBE 602 Leading in a New Era

(or MSM 602 The Leadership Management Challenge)

CBE 603 Business Intelligence & Analytics

(or MSM 631 Strategic Management and Financial Reports Analysis)

Specialization Requirements (18 credit hours)
MSM 621 Leading Change & Innovation
MSM 635 Strategic Human Resource Management
MSM 651 (MBAO 651) Delivering Organization Excellence
MSM 662 Foundations of Organizational Behavior

(or MSM 661 Leading in Changing Economies)

MSM 663 Organizational Culture & Design
MSM 671 Strategic Leadership
Capstone Requirement (3 credit hours) - must be taken last
MSM 682 Leading Responsible Organizations
TOTAL DEGREE REQUIREMENTS: 30 credit hours

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates. (Current students, contact an Academic Advisor in the College of Business and Economics).

To download a printable fact sheet with program details, click here.

How to Apply

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Materials Needed for Application and Admission

Applicants seeking a master's degree from the College of Business and Economics must possess a baccalaureate degree in any field of study from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.

  • Complete the online graduate application
  • Application fee: $50.00 non-refundable application fee (waived for Regis University graduates)
  • Submit official degree-bearing transcripts within 30 days of the date of application. Official transcript must reflect a baccalaureate degree awarded from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. If official transcript is not received within 30 days you will be unable to register for future courses until the transcript is received. A complete file can be reviewed by faculty with a copy of the unofficial degree-bearing transcript from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. Official transcript must be sent directly from your previously attended school to the Regis Admissions Office.
  • Two years of significant full-time work-experience
  • Admission Essay (instructions to upload your completed essay are included in the online application)
  • Current resume
  • One online recommendation from a colleague or supervisor who knows your work in a professional setting and is able to give specific information about your abilities and potential. The application system will automatically send an email with a link and instructions on how to submit recommendations directly to Regis.
  • Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens
  • The course work of returning students (whose degree plans have expired) and/or transfer students must have been completed less than 10 years prior to the current admission into the degree program in order to be applied toward degree requirements.
  • Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed.

Students who are otherwise accepted into the MSOL degree program but who earned a GPA of less than 2.5 from the institution granting their bachelor's degree will be accepted provisionally and must complete either MLS 501 Critical Thinking and Graduate Writing or EDFD 500 Essentials for Graduate Level Writing with a "B" or better prior to taking any 600 level classes. This requirement can be waived at the time of the student's interview only if the student has demonstrated professional experience that has clearly provided ample opportunity for the student to improve in her or his written communication skills.

Students who earned a GPA of 2.5 or greater from the institution granting their bachelor's degree but whose essay demonstrates less than graduate level writing, may also be accepted provisionally and be required to complete either MLS 501 Critical Thinking and Graduate Writing or EDFD 500 Essentials for Graduate Level Writing with a "B" or better prior to taking any 600 level classes.

Applications due two weeks prior to start date. Visit the academic calendar to view start dates.

*Your application file including all requirements, documents and fees, must be completed by the application deadline.

Tuition

2015-2016 Academic Year TuitionEffective Fall 2015

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $21,200 30 $705 $50
Online $21,200 30 $705 $50

2016-2017 Academic Year TuitionEffective Fall 2016

Course Format Estimated Total Program Cost Credit Hours Required Cost per Credit Hour Estimated Fees for Program
Classroom $22,050 30 $735 $50
Online $22,050
30 $735 $50

Additional fees may apply. Please contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for information. Click here for information regarding student parking fees.