IT - Donald McCracken

Donald McCracken

Donald’s professional experience includes service in the U.S. Navy/Navy Reserves for 7 years; he was on active duty as an electrician for 4 years, then an IT systems technician for 3 years after 9/11.

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Donald has been teaching in an adjunct role at the University for almost 10 years. During those 10 years, he also served as course lead for 5 years working with various networking courses. During his tenure, he worked with other adjuncts to assist in their transition to higher education. Before and during his time with the University he also worked to earn multiple certifications associated with Microsoft, Cisco, Novel, and Comptia. When he is not teaching, Donald coaches soccer with his kids’ teams in the spring and fall seasons.


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration (emphasis in MIS) from Northcentral University
  • Master of Science in Information Technology (emphasis in network design) from Capella University
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Technology (emphasis in electronics) from Appalachian State University


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