Dr. Monica Bess has 15+ years of experience teaching online at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, she has experience with online course development and competency-based education.   Prior to academia, she held various leadership roles in Insurance organizations in Ohio, including a Business Change Director at Anthem BCBS where she was in charge of overseeing large-scale projects. Dr. Bess' research interests are in the areas of student retention in an online environment and the importance of real-time interaction within the online classroom.

  • EdD Educational Leadership Mgmt, Capella University, 2018
  • MBA Leadership, Franklin University, 2004
  • BA Business, University of Phoenix, 1999
  • Higher Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Small Business Management