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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:

School of Business faculty

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.

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