Organizational Leadership & Management Degree Faculty

Cathy M. Littlefield, Ed.D.

Cathy Littlefield,

Cathy M. Littlefield

Professor and Dean of Graduate Education and Business

Ed.D.Widener University
M.B.A West Chester University
B.S. Widener University

Subject Areas: Business

Dr. Cathy Littlefield currently serves as Professor and Dean of Graduate Education and Business. Dr. Littlefield joined Peirce in 2012.

As Dean of Graduate Education and Business, Dr. Littlefield oversees the College’s Graduate programs, as well as all of the programs in the Business Division. Her responsibilities include the organization, administration, continuous program review, planning, development and general effectiveness of the Division.

As a business professional with more than 26 years of experience in hospitality, human resources, business ownership and higher education, Dr. Littlefield combines practice with scholarship. She has been teaching graduate and undergraduate students at the university level since 2009, and, while at Peirce, was hired as the first full-time faculty member of the graduate division.

She holds a Master's in Business Administration and a Doctorate in Education, and her research interests include organic collaboration, collaborative learning and work environments, team development, course design and technology integration within the scope of teaching and learning. Dr. Littlefield is a published author of scholarly work and has presented at numerous professional conferences.

Dr. Littlefield's professional goals are always focused on student success and doing whatever it takes to impart knowledge, support and commitment to those around her. As an adult-learner herself, she understands the challenges of balancing work, family, civic engagement, community responsibilities and professional demands and helps others achieve that balance as well.

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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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