Mark Anderson, Ed.D.
Department of Leadership and Administration
Dr. Mark Anderson is an experienced adult education practitioner. He began his career in the Air Force where he provided technical instruction for aircrew communications, curriculum-development, assessment, and leadership. He has over 20 years of experience and expertise in design, implementation, and sustainability of system-wide programs, especially in the areas of analytics, regulatory compliance, and organizational effectiveness.
Dr. Anderson’s training includes start up, rapid-change, multi-site operations, Lean, Six Sigma, and other catalyst programs. He has proven successes for initiatives greater than 25% of market cap. Recently, he has held administrative roles in higher education including adjunct graduate and doctoral faculty; DBA chair; dissertation chair; director of institutional effectiveness; AVP for curriculum, assessment & research; IRB chair; and now the Vice President for Lean Higher Education at National American University. He currently serves as a senior university leader responsible for all aspects of Lean.
Master's in Business Organizational Management
University of La Verne
Bachelor's in Management
University of Phoenix
Doctorate in Adult Education
Nova Southeastern University
- System development
- Organizational efficiency and compliance
- Institutional Effectiveness
- Learning and assessment
Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction Doctor of Education
This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of a wide range of curriculum development and instructional methods that can improve teaching and learning in diverse educational settings.
Ed.D. in Instructional Technology Doctor of Education
This customizable degree is designed to help you advance your understanding of methods of instructional technology for a wide range of educational settings. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.
Ed.D. in Leadership Doctor of Education
The Doctor of Education in Leadership program is designed to help you advance your leadership and research skills within your chosen discipline, whatever that may be. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years.
Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction Educational Specialist
The Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction degree is for leaders who wish to advance their skills in curriculum development and instructional methods at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation.
Ed.S. in District Level Administration Educational Specialist
The Educational Specialist in District Level Administration degree is designed for educational leaders who wish to become a superintendent or district level administrator. This program equips students with the skills necessary to effectively lead a PreK-12 school district.
Ed.S. in Instructional Technology Educational Specialist
The Educational Specialist in Instructional Technology degree for leaders who want to advance their knowledge in instructional technology at the post-master’s level without needing to complete a dissertation. You will use theoretical foundations and current real-world practices to support the development of relevant technology that meet the needs of diverse learners.
Ed.S. in Leadership Educational Specialist
The Educational Specialist in Leadership degree is designed for leaders who wish to pursue advanced training at the post-master’s level without having to complete a dissertation. You will learn advanced leadership skills and competencies that will make you a more effective leader.
M.Ed. in Educational Business Administration Master of Education
The Master of Education in Educational Business Administration program was designed for those who want to develop business and leadership skills in an educational setting. Framed by the standards from the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO), the program prepares strategic leaders for senior administrative positions in a variety of settings including public, charter, and private schools, as well as community colleges and other educational institutions or learning organizations.
M.Ed. in Higher Education Master of Education
Designed for individuals who wish to advance their skills or career in higher education, this program focuses on the ever-changing global, economic, and technological environments that impact the field of higher education.
Certificate in Adult Education and Corporate Training Certificate
This certificate is designed to help you utilize teaching skills in an environment that requires professional development, team building, or training to improve personal, collaborative skills in adults. Theories of interaction are taught through experiential activities that you can apply to training opportunities.
Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study Certificate
This program is designed for students wishing to design their own program of study at the post-master’s, advanced level. Students can choose from a variety of courses to study the topics they want to study.
Certificate in Higher Education Certificate
This program is designed for students wishing to learn more about the key areas of higher education. Students will learn about relevant higher education topics that will allow them to advance their knowledge and career in higher education.
Micro-Credential in Educational Entrepreneurship Micro-Credential
Traditional schools and institutions are expanding into new options for learning, including charter and home schools, virtual environments, and unique delivery approaches yet to be developed. This focus of study investigates strategic innovations and learning environments as an aspect of creative entrepreneurship needed for today's schools.
Micro-Credential in Information Systems Micro-Credential
This micro-credential addresses the notion that technology is a way of life in the 21st century. Information is gathered, stored, processed for reports and retrieved from data warehouses to be analyzed and acted upon by decision-makers. The quality of the information is critical for effective action in face-to-face environments and in the virtual world of content delivery.