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I love working with students and helping to make a difference in someone’s life.


Dr. Joseph Belcher is the Program Chair for the Bachelor of Arts in Applied Behavioral Science in Ashford University's College of Health, Human Services, and Science. Over most of the past two decades, his educational and practical experience have allowed him the opportunity to serve in various capacities such as pastoral ministry, counseling, consulting, teaching, and administration. Previously he was a faculty member and an Associate Dean at Kaplan University and held administrative positions at Patten University and at New Charter University. He has a PhD and MS in Psychology from Capella University and a BS with a double major in Ministry and Theology from Mid-America Christian University. Dr. Belcher's current academic interests include education, leadership, and wellness.


Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology
Master of Science in Psychology
Capella University
Bachelor of Science in Ministry and Theology
Mid-America Christian University

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