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Abilene Christian University and Cypress-Fairbanks ISD have partnered together to offer a unique experience for Cypress-Fairbanks ISD employees.

Abilene Christian University and Cypress-Fairbanks ISD have partnered together to offer a unique experience for Cypress-Fairbanks ISD employees.

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ACU knows every student’s journey is unique and we believe everyone can be successful, given the right tools and support. Whether you are hoping to advance in your current field or change to an entirely new one, furthering your education is the first step towards that change. Supported by a faculty of Christian scholars, we prepare undergraduate and graduate students for service and leadership in both their personal and professional lives.

One of America’s Best Colleges

Newsweek 2023

ACU was named one of America’s Top Online Colleges for 2023 by Newsweek. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked ACU in the top 50 nationally in undergraduate teaching and research. 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.

 

Tuition Benefit

As a Cypress-Fairbanks ISD employee, you are eligible for a 10% reduction on tuition across all ACU Online programs. Additionally, our standard $50 application fee will be waived when you apply. All new online students are eligible for a variety of scholarship opportunities dedicated to our online students. Because tuition varies by program, you should connect with an advisor to discuss tuition and additional resources available to you to fund your education.

Online Community

With our online degree programs, you’ll focus on one or two class(es) at a time during each seven-week session. Whether your concerns are time, funding, or scheduling, your dedicated advisor is ready to help you figure out a solution that works for you.

Why ACU?

  • 100% online*
  • No GRE or GMAT requirement
  • Designed for busy working adults
  • Supportive, like-minded community
  • Faculty of Christian scholars and professionals

*Some programs require residency

Tools & Resources

ACU Online students have access to:

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Our team is ready to make sure all of your questions are answered and can even walk you through the application process. Contact Madison or start your application now.

Madison WelbornMadison (Sweet ’18) Welborn
Community Partner Specialist
madison.welborn@acu.edu

Education Programs at ACU

Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership

Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership

Obtaining your Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership will strengthen your leadership skills and prepare you to positively influence the culture within your organization.

Education Specialist in Organizational Leadership

Education Specialist in Organizational Leadership

Our Education Specialist program is designed to equip professionals who are currently serving in positions of leadership within their organization, or for those seeking leadership roles who are not seeking the credential of a terminal degree, but are looking for a way to differentiate themselves.

Master of Education in Higher Education

Master of Education in Higher Education

The knowledge you’ll gain in our Master of Education in Higher Education program will give you the skills to inspire students, build and nurture programs, grow and retain enrollment and make a positive impact on the livelihood of a higher learning institution.

Master of Education in Instructional Learning

Master of Education in Instruction and Learning

Our Master of Education in Instruction and Learning program is designed to empower educational leaders to become experts in instruction, design, and development.

Master of Science in Organizational Development

Master of Science in Organizational Development

By incorporating courses from the fields of communication, conflict resolution, and psychology, ACU’s online Master of Science in Organizational Development program offers a focused, yet flexible plan of study for organizational leaders in a variety of settings. You’ll also learn to integrate your faith to enhance your ability to lead, administer, and manage organizational change.

Certificate in Conflict Management for Educators

Certificate in Conflict Management for Educators

Our graduate Certificate in Conflict Management for Educators program will help you develop the knowledge and skills necessary to help you manage conflict effectively and professionally in the classroom and boardroom while fostering relationships and successfully moving parties to agreement.

WHY GET AN ONLINE DEGREE FROM ACU?

Did you know that Abilene Christian University is among the nation’s best universities? This year, U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Colleges” list ranked ACU as #2 in “Most Innovative” and #16 in “Best Regional Universities” in the West and #9 in “Learning Communities” nationally. 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. Whether you’re married and juggling work and kids, or a single professional meeting the demands of a growing career, ACU Online can fit into your busy life.

 

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