Message from the Dean of ACU’s Graduate School
Welcome to the website of the Abilene Christian University’s (ACU) online programs. Here you will find information about our online master’s degrees.
Abilene Christian University’s mission is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world. We hope you will find a degree program among our online offerings that will advance your leadership skills and allow you to join the thousands of ACU alumni who now serve others as they work in their chosen professions.
The university has assembled an outstanding group of faculty members to provide the knowledge that will help you advance in your selected area. Plus we have an online course development team that ensures all of our courses are delivered in a manner that serves the adult learner well. We think you will find our classes build strong learning communities in which students challenge and support each other.
We hope you will join us and discover how Christian faith integrates into our quality programs.
Abilene Christian University began as Childers’ Classical Institute in 1906, founded by A.B. Barret and located on five acres of land on North First Street in Abilene, Texas. The school enrolled 25 students and offered only primary and secondary classes during the first year. Eight years later, however, accredited college classes were offered and the [...]
Founded in 1906, ACU is affiliated with the Churches of Christ. The university welcomes all students who value the strong Christian environment and exceptional teaching offered on the campus and online. ACU openly acknowledges Christian faith as an important aspect of the lives of most ACU students.
The mission of Abilene Christian University is to educate students for Christian service and leadership throughout the world. This mission is achieved through: Exemplary teaching, offered by a faculty of Christian scholars, that inspires a commitment to learning Significant research, grounded in the university’s disciplines of study, that informs issues of importance to the academy, [...]
Abilene Christian University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Ga. 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of ACU. The accreditation granted encompasses the entire institution including reported [...]
Abilene Christian University has been recognized for its academic quality and value. ACU is honored to receive these acknowledgements for our commitment to excellence. Apple Distinguished Program Abilene Christian University has been named an Apple Distinguished Program for its work to understand the impact of mobility in education, to discover and create new ways to [...]
An inspiring outdoor sculpture site on the campus of Abilene Christian University, in tribute to Grace L. Woodward, a woman after God’s own heart. From the Artist The biblical patriarch Jacob lay his head on a pillow of stone, dreamed of angels and received a blessing from God. Upon awakening, he anointed the stone, calling [...]
Academic Excellence ACU is ranked within the top 20 schools in the West in “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. New & World Report; named one of the “Best Western Colleges” by The Princeton Review; and ranked as one of “America’s Best Colleges” by Forbes in its 2010 rankings. Expert Faculty Our faculty is comprised of [...]
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