Jim Gepperth

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Jim Gepperth

Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dean & Instructor

Favorite Quote: “We grow into the conversations around us. Teaching is about helping people have meaningful conversations, reflecting on how their knowledge has changed them and how they can use what they learned to change the world.” – Anonymous


Jim Gepperth, M.P.A. owns and manages a small business in North Olmsted, Ohio. He is a former program director of a large non-profit charity organization serving northeast Ohio and has 22-year experience as a manager in the non-profit sector.

Jim holds a Master degree in Public Administration from the Maxine Goodman Levin College of Urban Studies at Cleveland State University. He has experience teaching Political Science, Public Administration and Business courses at the college level, as well as training and lecturing as a consultant. Jim continues to be involved with a variety of charity organizations throughout northern Ohio. In his spare time, Jim enjoys reading biographies, watching sci-fi movies and cheering for Cleveland sports teams.


  • Master's Degree, Public Administration, Levin College, Cleveland State University
  • B.A. Degree, Public Administration with Professional Politics concentrate, Capital University
  • A.A. Degree, Cuyahoga Community College

Courses Taught

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Human Resource Management
  • Introduction to Business
  • Marketing Principles
  • Principles of Management