Mark Kelso, PhD, LLM

Contributing Faculty, EdD Program


St. Augustine, FL


College of Health Sciences


Higher Education


Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Northcentral University
Juris Doctorate, Savannah Law School
Master of Laws in Air and Space Law, University of Mississippi

Dr. Mark Kelso became a contributing faculty member at the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences (USAHS) in 2018. Before joining USAHS he taught undergraduate, graduate and doctoral classes with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University for eight years. He has a Doctor of Philosophy in Education from Northcentral University. Dr. Kelso also has a Juris Doctorate from Savannah Law School and a Master of Laws in Air and Space Law from the University of Mississippi. He has experience serving as a dissertation chair with USAHS.

Dr. Kelso fully believes in the value of online learning and maintains a “no stressing and no panicking policy” in his courses. Prior to teaching in academia, he retired as a Chief Warrant Officer and U.S. Army Master Aviator, logging more than 5,200 hours in rotary and fixed-wing aircraft.