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Nancy Wood, Ph.D

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    Nancy Wood, Ph.D

    Associate Professor Dr. Nancy Wood is the Director of the Master of Science Human Services Administration program and has been employed at Saint Leo University since 2010. She has 25 years of experience in human resource management, marketing, and project management in the corporate sector, with over 15 years in the human services sector. Dr. Wood has instructed (online, blended, on ground, VTT, ICC) and developed courses in undergraduate, graduate and doctorate programs. She has presented at national and international conferences and has published journal articles and book chapters on topics ranging from online pedagogies, interdisciplinary animal studies, and social entrepreneurship. In 2018, Dr. Wood co-authored an e-book, Marketing for Nonprofits and was selected as a faculty fellow by The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Foundation.


    • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science and Criminal Justice, Indiana University
    • Master in Business Administration and Master in Human Resources Management, Keller Graduate School of Management
    • Doctor of Philosophy in Human Services, with a specialization in Health Care Administration, Capella University

    Courses Taught

    • HUS 505 Management & Leadership in Human Service Organizations
    • HUS 510 Legal and Ethical Issues in Human Services
    • HUS 520 Working in Human Services Administration
    • HUS 530 Creating New Human Services Organizations
    • HUS 532 Essentials in Technology in Human Services Administration
    • HUS 550 Advocacy and Policy Analysis
    • HUS 560 Grantsmanship
    • HUS 565 Marketing in Human Services Administration
    • HUS 570 Graduate Field Placement
    • HUS 590 Graduate Project in Human Services Administration
    • IDSE 300 Interdisciplinary Approaches to Service Therapy
    • HUS 423 and HUS 424 Undergraduate Field Placement