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Melanie Hicks

Associate Dean, Graduate Programs, School of Business

Discipline: Accounting, Economics, Finance, DBA

 

Education

  • D.B.A. in Accounting, Argosy University
  • M.B.A., Brenau University
  • B.S., Liberty University

 

Biography

Dr. Hicks has extensive experience serving in both public and private accounting, including owning her own successful businesses. She began her career in the private sector and held increasing levels of responsibility. She later transitioned into public accounting where she specialized in helping individuals and businesses with their taxation and accounting needs. This provided Dr. Hicks with the experience she would need to later provide students with the practical application of the knowledge being taught in the classroom.

 

At Liberty, Dr. Hicks has had the opportunity to serve in a variety of capacities. Her experience and commitment to excellence have afforded her the opportunity to lead a department, oversee accreditation for the School of Business, design, implement, and change curriculum, advise, and teach and mentor students. Dr. Hicks continues to consult and keeps up-to-date on current accounting and business practices, bringing relevant experiences and practices into the classroom.