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Online MBA Faculty

Learn From a Faculty of Experienced Professionals

One of the outstanding characteristics of this program is the MBA faculty, comprised of experienced professionals who are actively practicing the very skills they teach. You will learn from real-world scenarios and applications you can immediately put into practice. Faculty in the online program are identical to those on-campus, ensuring you receive the same invaluable insight as your on-campus peers.

Program Director

Mr. Holtzman is program chair for the MBA and director of graduate business programs within the School of Business and Management at NDNU. He teaches courses in marketing, accounting, statistics and leadership.

Lecturer, Business Law and Ethics for Managers

Ms. Giblin holds substantial experience with securities litigation, complex business litigation, corporate governance, breach of fiduciary duties, antitrust litigation, unfair competition, other business torts and class action litigation in state and federal courts.

She has a law degree, as well as an MBA and Doctorate in Business in Administration, and is a subject-matter expert in management best practices.

Professor, School of Business and Management

Roger Goodson has both corporate and higher education consulting experience. His specific focus is in the area of organizational learning and change. He has been a corporate trainer, independent management consultant and tenured professor of business and management in two regionally accredited institutions of higher education, teaching at all levels: undergraduate business, MBA and MPA through doctoral studies.

Professor of Business and Management

Dr. Heisterberg has more than 25 years of experience in the fields of information technology and operations management. He conducts research and teaches courses on the application of information technology for enabling strategic management decision-making in digital businesses, virtual enterprises and business ecosystems.

Crystal Lowry works with small businesses to complete industry research, identify industry-specific SEO words and integrate trending hashtags into comprehensive social media campaigns. She has experience collaborating with website designers, industry partners and social media specialists in order to meet and exceed client goals.

Assistant Professor of Business and Management

Ms. Martin is an academic in the areas of management, organizational behavior and human emotion. She also consults and is a former nonprofit executive with specializations in organizational behavior, turnaround and assessment.

Assistant Professor, Business

Having taught finance and economics, and after starting his own practice and authoring several books, Doug Rice is now focusing on building a successful nonprofit organization when he isn’t concentrating on teaching. His goals are simple and involve increasing the impact of his work. Currently, his specialties include creating a new model of risk tolerance measurement and new methods of developing a personal financial plan.

Associate Professor, Communications

Dr. Ross has taught at the University of Southern California, Tusculum College, Santa Clara University, San Jose State and CSU Monterey Bay, as well as at PSU and the University of Arizona. She has directed journalism and honors programs at Tusculum College and Utah Valley University, and worked in research initiatives and grants for the University of California Santa Cruz.