Organizational Leadership & Management Degree Faculty

Barbara Torres, D.B.A

Barbara Torres

Barbara Torres

Associate Professor

D.B.A, Northcentral University
M.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham
B.A., University of Alabama at Birmingham

Subject Areas: Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Organizational Leadership, SHRM

Dr. Barbara Torres is an Associate Professor in the Business Division at Peirce College. She has 10 years of experience in higher education, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in human resources, management, marketing, and entrepreneurship, in online, face-to-face, and hybrid formats.

Dr. Torres is an Army veteran, having served for five years as a broadcast journalism and public affairs specialist. Her tours included Fort Gordon, Georgia; Wainwright, Alaska; and she served a one-year deployment in Afghanistan, where she developed and produced a weekly newscast called “Inside Afghanistan”. 

These experiences led to the development of her professional interests, including the business side of media. Dr. Torres previously worked at a television station in Birmingham, Alabama, and a radio station cluster, in Pensacola. She was previously a Business Instructor and Academic Department Head at Pensacola State College in Pensacola, Florida.

Dr. Torres earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies and her Master of Arts in Communication Management at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She earned her Doctorate of Business Administration, with a concentration in marketing, from Northcentral University.

Dr. Torres lives in Navarre, Florida, and enjoys singing, reading, boating, and weightlifting in her free time

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    The full-time faculty members of Peirce College's Organizational Leadership & Management degree program are dedicated to helping adult learners finish their college education. Because it's a degree completion program, Organizational Leadership & Management is open to students who have previously earned at least 45 approved college credits but who have yet to complete a bachelor's degree. Our professors will work with you to fill in your knowledge gaps and push you to achieve your goal of earning the bachelor's degree you deserve to prepare you for a better career.

    The faculty will lead you through a broad range of courses. The program allows you to choose 13 elective courses to allow you to tailor what you study to your personal career goals. No matter what electives you choose, you can be sure that your professors will have lesson plans ready for you that focus on career-based skills and knowledge, so you'll actually learn things that will be directly applicable to real-world situations in their corresponding fields. At Peirce, our faculty believes in teaching lessons that will help you get hired and advance your career, and with electives available in topics as diverse as technology, business, law, healthcare and more, you're sure to find the courses you need to improve your career outlook.

    Our faculty also leads all Organizational Leadership & Management students through courses like Introduction to Business, Applied Management Concepts, Ethical Management of Information Technology, Human Resource Management, Organizational Dynamics, Ethical Leadership, Training Development and Design and Project Management. The diverse lessons you'll learn in this coursework will give you the ability and confidence to lead business units in a wide range of professions, and our faculty is dedicated to helping you master these vital leadership concepts.

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