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Joann Adeogun

Joann Adeogun


Program Director, Masters of Science in Management & Leadership

George G. Joseph and Richard A. Liddy Chair in Practice Leadership

Irwin Graduate School

Areas of Expertise:

Compliance, Curriculum Design and Development, Leadership, Research

BS, Shorter University
MS, Troy University
DBA, Nova Southeastern University


Joann Adeogun is the Program Director for the Master of Science in Management & Leadership programs at The American College of Financial Services. She holds designations as a Professional in Human Resource Management (PHR), Society of Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), Six Sigma Black Belt (SSBB), Change Management Specialist (CMS), Certified Manager (CM), and recently obtained a Certificate in Digital Marketing. She has worked in academia for 19 years in various types of universities and colleges including nonprofit, Christian, state, and for-profit.

Adeogun has worked as a Program and Department Chair in start-up undergraduate and graduate programs developing and designing programs and curriculum, as well as with universities with over 30,000 students, leading and implementing academic policies and procedures. She has academic experience in compliance, assessment, institutional effectiveness, accreditation (regional, programmatic and alignment), training, coaching, partnership development, and recruitment. Her teaching experience includes online, hybrid, campus, accelerated weekend intensive, practicum and travel as an associate, and as an assistant or adjunct professor.

Adeogun's research interest includes program development, course revision, human resource management, and marketing. She has presented and publishes yearly in these areas. Her spare time is spent volunteering in the community and supporting organizations such as Just One Africa, SERV International, The Storehouse, and MUST Ministries.

Adeogun received her bachelor’s degree from Shorter University in Business Management, her Master of Science in Human Resource Management from Troy University, and her doctorate in business administration with a specialization in human resource management from Nova Southeastern University.