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Dr. Oksana Hagerty

Dean of the Center for Student Success

352-638-9780 Ext. 180ohagerty@beaconcollege.edu


  • Ph.D. from Kharkiv National University: Educational and Developmental Psychology
  • M.A. from Dniepropetrovsk National University: Applied Psychology
  • B.A. from Dniepropetrovsk National University: Applied Psychology

About Dr. Oksana Hagerty

Dr. Oksana Hagerty serves as the Dean of the Center for Student Success at Beacon College. The Center is the home of 17 learning specialists serving the individualized academic support needs of students at three levels: freshman, sophomore, and junior/senior. The mission of the Center for Student Success is to create meaningful and sustainable academic progress by helping students meet the standards of personal independence and responsibility.

With a doctorate in educational and developmental psychology as well as a post-doctoral certificate in applied behavioral analysis, she specializes in academic support, cognitive abilities, and learning disabilities interventions. She joined Beacon in 2014 as a learning specialist and academic advisor and transitioned to the leadership role in the Center in 2020.

During her time at Beacon, Dr. Oksana Hagerty has also taught classes in education and participated in a range of programs from the first Summer for Success in 2015 to the most recent coaching certificate offering commissioned by the Sharjah Center for Learning Difficulties in the UAE.

Dr. Oksana Hagerty is a frequent contributor to professional and popular outlets in the areas of student performance management, learning and attention issues, as well as developmental perspectives on education. She is the author of 20 scholarly publications in three languages.