Nikki Taylor-Vargo joined Wayne Law in October 2019 as director of non-J.D. programs where she is responsible for implementing and managing the Master of Studies in Law, Master of Laws and Undergraduate Minor in Law programs. In winter 2021, she was promoted to assistant dean of non-J.D. programs.
Prior to joining Wayne Law, Taylor-Vargo worked for the WSU College of Engineering as the Program Manager for the MS in Data Science and Business Analytics and Cyber-Physical Systems Graduate Certificate programs. In her role as program manager, Taylor-Vargo managed the functions of the programs, including marketing and brand development, new program development, recruitment and retention, and program assessment.
Taylor-Vargo graduated with distinction from the University of Michigan-Flint (UM-Flint) School of Management, where she received her Masters of Business Administration degree. Several years after graduation, she returned to UM-Flint as the program director for both undergraduate and graduate business programs.
Taylor-Vargo has a special interest in the mental health of students and recently completed a course that trained her to provide initial help to people experiencing problems such as depression, anxiety, etc.
Degrees and Certifications
MBA, University of Michigan-Flint
BBA, Grand Valley State University
Certified Mental Health First Aider