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WVU + DINFOS

As a graduate of the Defense Information School, you can transfer some credits into West Virginia University's M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications program, allowing you to earn a master's degree completely online quicker and cheaper.

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DINFOS faculty

Melissa Boatwright

Melissa Boatwright

Director of Sales Insights for Europe and Latin American at LinkedIn

Teaches IMC 610 - Introduction to IMC (DINFOS cohort) and IMC 618 - PR Concepts and Strategy

Melissa Boatwright is the Director of Sales Insights for Europe and Latin American at LinkedIn. She leads a team of data storytellers who use data aggregated from the 700+ million LinkedIn members to help companies improve their talent, sales, learning or marketing strategies.

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Sandra Ducoffe

Sandra Ducoffe

Over 30 years of experience in higher education; research focused on communication effects in advertising

Teaches DMC 661 - Audience Research and Segmentation and IMC 612 - Audience Insight

Dr. Sandra Ducoffe has over 30 years of experience in higher education, teaching traditional and online courses at several colleges and universities, including: the University of Texas at Austin, Michigan State University, Fairfield University, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Maryland University College, and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

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Will Oechsler

Will Oechsler

Strategic Business Executive

Teaches IMC 634 – Digital Storytelling

Will Oechsler is the senior vice president of U.S. operations for Our Daily Bread Ministries headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI. In this role, he oversees all domestic publishing, media, marketing, strategic partnerships, outreach, and customer experiences. He also serves on the global executive team for this 75-year-old nonprofit that operates in 150 countries worldwide.

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William Pitzer

William Pitzer

Illustrator, Designer and Writer

Teaches IMC 635 - Visual Information Design

William (Bill) Pitzer is an illustrator, designer and writer, specializing in creating compelling content for print and online media.

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Philip R. Sturm

Philip R. Sturm

Professor of Brand Management Courses for 15+ years

Teaches IMC 613 - Brand Equity Management

Dr. Philip Sturm has been teaching graduate-level brand management courses at three universities for the past +15 years.

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