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Suzanne Healy, EdD


Professional headshot of CW MBA faculty member Suzanne Healy


Suzanne Healy, EdD, received her doctorate in education from Capella University and her Master of Education and Bachelor of Science in information technology management from Western Governors University. She holds post-master’s certificates in educational leadership and accountability and curriculum and instruction from Capella University and is currently completing a Master of Nonprofit Organizations at Case Western Reserve University. She holds professional certifications from Comp-TIA, CIW, Sun Microsystems, Oracle and Adobe.

Healy worked in healthcare administration and sales management for many years before transitioning to academia. She joined the Weatherhead School of Management in 2009 and has held several positions in faculty support and instructional design for the school. She is currently the director of distance education and an adjunct faculty member.

As a practitioner scholar, Healy’s research interests lie within the domain of technology enhanced learning with a particular interest in the efficacy of virtual educational experiences and the development of community in an online learning environment.

Contact Information
Office Hours: By Appointment Only

Interests and Courses


Efficacy of technology enhanced learning, building community in online learning environments, emerging technology and its impact on education, leadership development, supporting the non-traditional student, development of engaging virtual learning experiences

Recent Courses and Syllabi

Selected Publications

Howard, A., Healy, S., Boyatzis, R. (2017). Using Leadership Competencies as a Framework for Career Readiness. New Directions for Student Leadership.

Academic and Professional Activities

  • Online Learning Committee, Case Western Reserve University
    • 2020-present
  • Committee Member, MSASS Curriculum Committee
    • 2020-2021
  • RFP Review Committee, Case Western Reserve University
    • 2020
  • Participant, Creating Presence Workshop, Quality Matters, Inc
    • 2019
  • Digital Accessibility Committee, Case Western Reserve University
    • 2019-2021
  • Coordinator, Quality Matters Inc.
    • 2016-present
  • Participant, Micro Credentials in Higher Education, Educause
    • 2017
  • Peer Reviewer, Quality Matters, Inc.
    • 2017-present
  • Certified APPQMR Facilitator, Quality Matters, Inc.
    • 2017-present
  • United States Distance Learning Association
    • 2016-present
  • Online Learning Consortium
    • 2016-present
  • Participant, Blended Learning Design within COI Framework, Educause
    • 2016
  • Proposal Reviewer, Educause
    • 2015
  • ELI Annual Meeting Program Committee Member, Educause
    • 2015
  • Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education
    • 2014-present
  • Committee Member, Weatherhead Curriculum Committee
    • 2014-2016
  • ELI Leadership Seminar Participant, Educause
    • 2014
  • Classroom Technology Consultant, Holy Name High School
    • 2014
  • Staff Advisory Council, Case Western Reserve University
    • 2012-2016


Marjorie Feldman Staff Service Award, Weatherhead School of Management (2020)

AACSB Innovations that Inspire Change (2020) | Beyond Silicon Valley: Growing Entrepreneurship in Transitioning Economies – Co-Instructor, Course Design & Development Lead CMED Online/Hybrid Programs | The New Change Equation – Course Design & Development Lead (2018)