Dr. Marc Austin oversees Mason Continuing and Professional Education, engaging nearly 3,000 working professionals in training, certification and skill development annually. In this role, he supports our lifelong learning strategy - employer outreach to design and build industry-backed micro-credentials, and identifies advance professional training partners to provide our learners with hands-on practical experiences to advance their professional development.
He oversees the identification of strategic partnership for both open enrollment and institutional training and upskilling opportunities for both federal and private learning & development organizations.
Dr. Marc Austin is a former management consultant and business services leader with nearly two-decades of experience working with Fortune 500 companies and large public institutions on strategy, growth, planning, organizational transformation and analytics. Dr. Austin also leads a small team of business analysts and project managers responsible for the planning and implementation of academic partnerships and services with university-wide impact.
Dr. Austin holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University, and MSc from the London School of Economics, and a BA from the University of Pennsylvania.