Dr. Scott Hicks

Dr. Scott Hicks

Dean, School of Business

Discipline: Finance, International Business, Management

Dr. Scott Hicks came to Liberty University as a professor in 2007. In 2011 he was named Interim Dean, and became Dean of the School of Business in 2012.

By God’s grace, Scott has been able to lead the school and the university in new initiatives and programs. During his tenure, he has helped the School of Business create over nine programs with over 65 cognates and/or concentrations, a Center for Entrepreneurship, develop strategic partnerships with global companies such as Adobe, Apple, Aruba, Cisco, and Oracle, attain ACBSP accreditation for School of Business programs, and continues to be entrusted to oversee the higher education goals for more than 23,000 residential and online students.

Prior to coming to Liberty University, Scott served as Director of Retail Operations for Mansfield Oil Company, one of America’s largest Forbes 400 companies. His service in industry has provided him the practical experience necessary to add value to those in higher education. More importantly, he seeks to glorify God in pursuit of living out Luke 10:27 in his personal and professional life.

Scott and his wife, Melanie, have been married for almost 19 years, and they have one daughter.

Education and Degrees

  • Ph.D. in Business Administration concentrations in Finance & International Business, Northcentral University
  • M.B.A., Liberty University
  • B.S., Liberty University

Liberty Faculty Member Since: 2007