Rayla Black

Assistant Professor, Department Chair


Rayla Black has been teaching at Faulkner University since 1994. She earned her master’s degree in accountancy from the University of Memphis, with additional graduate courses in management information systems from Auburn University in Montgomery. She also earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an accounting major at Freed-Hardeman University.

On the undergraduate level, Black teaches Principles of Accounting I & II, Intermediate Accounting I & II, Microcomputer Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Advanced Accounting, Computer Applications, Personal Finance, Government/Not-for-Profit Accounting and Auditing.

When she is not teaching, Black spends her free time with her husband Greg and her children, Tucker, Olivia Ann and John Mark. She also enjoys baking for others and spending time at the beach.

“I choose to teach at Faulkner because I enjoy the relationships I am able to build with our students. I enjoy the opportunity to participate in the growth and success of the Harris College of Business students,” says Black.