Steve Hoagland, Ph.D.

Instructional Faculty,
Department of Business

Dr. Steve Hoagland brings several decades of instructional and administrative experience in higher learning. His work includes administering grants, contracts, research subject protections, and graduate studies and most recently providing analytical and visual support to institutional decision making, strategic planning, and assessment.  In terms of the instructional dimension, his work includes service as a subject matter expert, an instructional designer, a methodologist on dissertation committees and a facilitator of online learning in research design, statistics, and higher education leadership.

Academic credentials include graduate work in instructional design (Walden University; MS Ed.), public administration and education (Old Dominion University; Ph.D.), economics (Old Dominion University; M.A.), and urban studies (Old Dominion University; M.U.S) and undergraduate studies (Old Dominion University; B.A.) in geography, economics, and business administration. 

Recent publications and scholarly works focus on the correlates of postsecondary graduation rates, the strategic moderation of uncertainty in organization environments, and their interactions with institutional image and reputation. 

Community and scholarly service includes reviewing manuscripts for the International Review of Online and Distance Learning, Journal of Research in Higher Education, and the Journal of Student Retention, Theory, and Practice

Past activities included moderations of papers sessions for the Association for Institutional Research (AIR), presentations at conferences held by AIR and the United States Distance Learning Association, and memberships on the boards of Girl Scouts USA and the Lupus Foundation of America.

A native of Virginia and a former resident of Florida, Dr. Hoagland resides in Ohio with his spouse and their adult son and daughter.  During the winter seasons, he likes to ski alongside his snowboarding son.  In warmer seasons, he crafts small batches of Chipotle seasoning and rubs using Jalapeno peppers from the backyard garden.

Education

  • Master's in Instructional Design and Technology
    Walden University
  • Master's in Urban Studies
    Old Dominion University
  • Doctorate in Public Administration, Management, Education
    Old Dominion University
  • Master's in Economics
    Old Dominion University
  • Bachelor's in Business Administration
    Old Dominion University
  • Associate in Business Technology
    Tidewater Community College

Research Interests

Correlates of postsecondary graduation rates

Strategic moderation of uncertainty in organization environments

Dimensions of institutional image and reputation

Program Affiliations

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.

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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.

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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.

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M.Ed. in Teacher Leadership Master of Education

This degree is designed to equip you with the knowledge and tools to help other teachers reach their full potential. You’ll learn to interpret research on leadership models, teacher evaluation, and motivation, and use it to develop professional learning opportunities that promote continuous improvement

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B.S. in Applied Management & Leadership Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Applied Management and Leadership program is built as a transfer friendly degree completion program, providing students with the knowledge and skills to become and advance as managers and leaders within their respective fields. Graduates of the program will be able to decipher financial statements and make decisions about future business performance. They will develop, prepare, and manage marketing strategies taking consumer data into discussion. Those who earn the degree will also determine ways to organize and lead many aspects of a variety of projects.

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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.

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Certificate in Leadership Certificate

This program is for graduate students who wish to develop their personal and professional leadership skills. This certificate provides leadership skill development that spans all disciplines, including education, nursing and other healthcare roles, administration and business.

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Certificate in Teacher Leadership Certificate

Developed to enhance professional skills, this program provides an opportunity for teachers to learn how to support other teachers through learning how to help them reach their potential in teaching.

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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.

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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.

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Micro-Credential in International Education Micro-Credential

This International Education micro-credential is intended to prepare and equip leaders with skills, knowledge and a theoretical foundation to address international education and transnational dimensions of learning. It is well suited to those aspiring to work in the field of international education, spanning international schools, institutions of higher education, international organizations, international aid agencies, global foundations, and non-profit organizations among others. Designed to complement and support professional agendas, the course provides a broad overview of international dimensions of education, introducing students to international development policy, international aid, refugee education, international organizations, global foundations, cross-national studies of education, international migration, and global pedagogy and curricula. Students will also learn strategies and gain experience in conducting comparative research and cross-national policy analysis.

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Micro-Credential in Leadership Micro-Credential

Leadership is more than managing tasks; it involves investing in individuals, pursuing effective policies and procedures to ensure an organization is successful. Enhancing personal and professional abilities and traits, this micro-credential identifies practices of exemplary leadership, asking students to engage in actions leading to change through shared vision, analyzing processes, and enabling others to reach their potential through shared modeling and advocacy. Leaders make a difference as they bring change.

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