Faculty Profile

Niccole Hyatt, Ph.D.

Adjunct Faculty and Doctoral Faculty Advisor



Dr. Niccole Hyatt Executive Director of Design and Operations, International Institute of Innovative Instruction Faculty, Franklin University Niccole Hyatt leads a team of professionals to develop the instructional design and learning interventions for academic institutions, governmental entities, and corporations (domestic and international). Dr. Hyatt has served at Franklin University in multiple instructional design roles since 2003. Niccole's professional experience outside of the academy includes over twelve years in wireless telecommunications, primarily with AT&T where she led training development efforts that impacted over 30,000 employees nationwide. In addition, Dr. Hyatt has also served as a Leadership and Organizational Development Consultant for The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center where she directed all non-clinical training efforts for approximately 17,000 employees, including the staff satisfaction and engagement survey. Dr. Hyatt earned her Ph.D. in Technology Management from Indiana State University, a B.S. in Education from The Ohio State University, and an M.S. in Instructional Technology from Georgia State University.


Indiana State University (Terre Haute, Indiana)
Doctor of Philosophy, Technology Management
Georgia State University (Atlanta, Georgia)
Master of Science, Instructional Technology
The Ohio State University (Columbus, Ohio)
Bachelor of Science in Education, Education

Work Experience

2019 - Present
Franklin University, Adjunct Faculty & Doctoral Faculty Advisor
2019 - 2019
Franklin University, Manager of Client Partnerships
2017 - 2019
Franklin University, Executive Director, Design and Operations
2014 - 2017
Franklin University, Executive Director of Design Services, FULS
2013 - 2014
Franklin University, Executive Director, Franklin Learning Solutions
2013 - 2013
Franklin University, Temporary Faculty
2006 - 2014
Franklin University, Adjunct Faculty
2004 - 2006
Franklin University, Part-time Faculty + Adjunct
2003 - 2004
Franklin University, Part-time Instructional Design Faculty