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Gary Clifford, M.A.

Adjunct Professor
Phone: (626) 815-5301
Gary Clifford, M.A., has professional experience in a wide range of occupations: business, government, law enforcement, and education. He is the vice president and general manager of an entertainment manufacturing company, the mayor of Glendora, and has been a city council member for two terms. Clifford has taught at Azusa Pacific University for seven years in the School of Business and Management and the School of Adult and Professional Studies. He has a passion for adult students and admires their enthusiasm while pursuing graduate and undergraduate degrees. His instructional and academic interests revolve around attributes versus experience in the marketplace, and the human dynamics involved with organizational culture. His immediate goal is to enter and pursue a doctoral program dealing with these topics.


M.A., Organizational Management, Azusa Pacific University
B.S., Applied Management, Azusa Pacific University
A.S., Administration of Justice, Pasadena City College


  • School of Adult and Professional Studies


  • Adult Development and Learning Assessment
  • Cultural Influences in the Workplace
  • Managerial Communication
  • Organizational Analysis

Courses Taught

BMGT 302 – Adult Development and Learning Assessment
BMGT 303 – Introduction to Research Methodology
BMGT 304 – Organizational Analysis
BMGT 307 – Managerial Communication
BMGT 408 – Introduction to Data Analysis and Presentation
BMGT 409 – Cultural Influences in the Workplace
BMGT 410 – Principles of Management and Supervision
BMGT 412 – Integrating Managerial Principles with Practice
BMGT 413 – Leadership and Change
MKTG 465 – Strategic Marketing Management
BMGT 301 – Dynamics of Group Behavior