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Focused on changing the traditional online learning landscape, ACU Dallas aims to provide a transformative experience for students seeking to advance their careers and pursue their degrees in a Christ-centered community. As a fully online extension of the ACU campus in Abilene, ACU Dallas offers more than 2,300 students the opportunity to grow as vocationally called individuals while assisting them in earning an undergraduate, graduate degree or certificate to become servants and leaders of the workforce and greater Christian community. 

About ACU Dallas

ACU Dallas Leadership

The ACU Dallas Leadership team is comprised of highly skilled and collaborative professionals focused on building the ACU Dallas campus by attracting the best students around the world, partnering with national businesses, and acquiring academic experts across disciplines. 

Intercultural Engagement and Belonging at ACU Dallas

Understanding the great value of inclusivity and diversity, ACU Dallas is proud to hold an Intercultural Engagement and Belonging team committed to greater understanding among marginalized groups. Led by Dr. Jennifer Butcher and her colleagues, the team has made great strides to create an inclusive online learning environment for our students, faculty and staff.

Executive Education and Professional Advancement

Specializing in programs that focus on immediate achievement and long-term sustained success, ACU’s Executive Education and Professional Advancement programs focus on increasing the worth of you and your organization by developing, matching, and advancing professionals in their careers by providing an innovative and quality education. Through our four three distinct programs, each program is uniquely designed to accelerate the holistic growth of each participating individual and organization.

Corporate Partners

ACU Dallas prides itself on advocating for business-to-business partnerships across the state of Texas and beyond. Continuing relationships with leading medical companies, hospitals, sports teams, school districts, and community colleges, ACU Dallas aims to grow its network by offering online degree programs to educators, professional athletes, and business leaders at an exclusive discount. 

About ACU Online

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Degrees to fit your career goals. Online to fit your life.

Through ACU’s more than 40 online undergraduate and graduate degree programs, you’ll receive a powerful learning experience that combines Christian values, real-world skills and career-boosting connections. Our accredited degree programs are designed with busy working adults in mind. That means you can further your education at a nationally recognized university without the need to relocate – all while balancing the demands of work, life, and community.

Newsweek Top Online Colleges

One of America’s Best Colleges

This year, Abilene Christian University has been named one of America’s Top Online Colleges by Newsweek. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report awarded ACU in the top 10 of three categories – the only Texas university to do so – and was ranked in six out of eight highlighted categories, more than any other Texas college or university. Combine this educational excellence with the flexibility of an online format, and it’s easy to understand why earning your degree from ACU Online makes sense.

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Faculty Spotlight: Maxine Notice

Working diligently around the clock to assist her patients and manage her online classroom, Dr. Maxine Notice, assistant professor within the Marriage and Family Therapy program, has made her mark as a caring professor and licensed therapist focused on getting people to where they want to be. Whether it’s guiding them through coursework related to … Continued

Boost Organizational Success by Putting Emotional Intelligence to Work

In today’s business landscape, success is not solely determined by technical expertise or qualifications. Instead, it hinges on an ability to navigate a complex web of human interactions, making Emotional Intelligence (EI) an indispensable soft skill for boosting professional performance – personally and organizationally. Choosing ACU to upskill your workforce in EI offers the unique … Continued

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ACU Remembers: Terry Bowman

Longtime ACU staff member Terry Wayne Bowman, 59, died Feb. 15, 2024, in Abilene, Texas. He was born June 9, 1964, in Abilene.  A memorial service is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 24, at 2 p.m. at Hillcrest Church of Christ. Bowman worked for ACU for more than 30 years, initially as a plumber and for … Continued

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