Sarah Dougherty, MBA, SHRM-SCP

Sarah Dougherty
Sarah Dougherty

Title: MBA Program Director, Business Faculty Instructor

Office: 14 FC

Phone: 484-323-3472 Ext: 3472

MBA, Penn State University
M.Ed, Immaculata University
BA in International Relations/US Foreign Policy, American University
BS in International Business, American University


Sarah has been with Immaculata University since 2020, and teaches in the Department of Business, Fashion and Leadership. Prior to working at Immaculata, she served as the Director of Human Resources in a suburban Chester County School District, as an Instructional Designer, and a Human Resources lead for disaster services volunteers. Her career has focused on creating workplace cultures that are inclusive, respectful, and competent.  Through her work in training and development, she has been able to effectively prepare employees, volunteers, clients, and students for challenges ranging from retirement planning and investing to managing emergency shelters and taking care of those affected by natural disasters. She is interested in ethical leadership, empowering employees, and strengthening the bond between employers and their workforce. A strong advocate for community, she serves on her town’s Parks and Recreation Committee and is an advisory board member for the Everybody Plays! Nonprofit.

Courses Taught

  • BUS 235: Business Computer Applications
  • BUS 315: Business Law
  • BUS 324: Entrepreneurship
  • BUS 338: Business Ethics
  • BUS 365: Strategic Planning
  • HRM 311: Human Resource Management

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