University of Phoenix School of Business faculty: Well-equipped for the classroom and boardroom
For many University of Phoenix School of Business faculty members, teaching is only one aspect of their work life. A lot of them have demanding professional careers — some at top companies — which enable them to bring real-world business examples into the classroom.
And like all University faculty members, they must complete a rigorous application and training process before they can teach. Here’s what School of Business faculty members do in addition to the hours they spend every week with their students:
Our faculty members mean business
- Many School of Business faculty members are or have been successful executives and entrepreneurs.
- 644 of the Fortune 1000 companies have employed them. That's just shy of 65% of the top 1,000 companies in the world.
- 41% work or have worked at Fortune 1000 companies. With 9,182 faculty members, that means 3,765 have worked for top global companies.
- 23% or a total of 2,112 have worked for Fortune 100 companies.
- They bring an average of 18 years of business experience into the classroom.
- School of Business faculty members have an average of 5.5 years of teaching experience.
Large numbers of faculty members hold or have held top positions within the organizations:
- 535 - CEO
- 368 - CFO
- 1,093 - President
- 185 - COO
100% of School of Business faculty members have a master's degree or higher.