Jorge A. Cardenas, DBA - Associate Dean
College of Business and Professional Studies
Of Mexican and Colombian heritage, Dr. Jorge A. Cardenas was born and raised in San Diego, CA and is an Associate Dean at Ashford University, where he oversees curriculum and instruction for the College of Business and Professional Studies. He previously was an Associate Professor and content area Chair. Prior to joining Ashford, he worked for a pioneering distance education company, the International Training Center, utilizing telecommunication technologies to deliver educational programs to public, private, government, and civil society institutions in over 20 countries. He also has experience in hotel management and business development, and has taught graduate-level business courses at several other universities in both traditional and online classroom settings. He has a Doctor of Business Administration from Alliant International University, and a BS and MS in business administration from San Diego State University. His research interests include entrepreneurship, strategy, and the sport industry, and his hobbies include playing soccer, going to the beach, and cooking.