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
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.
As an employee of a Hendrick Health affiliated medical center, 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.
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.
If you have completed a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and are seeking a direct path to a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree, our BSN to DNP
program is the right choice for you. You will complete eight courses and transition directly into our DNP program with no additional application process.
If you have completed your Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) and are looking to advance your nursing career, our Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program is designed for you. You will learn how to demonstrate leadership through developing, implementing, and evaluating ethical healthcare policies.
Taught through a Christian worldview, our Master of Healthcare Administration program prepares leaders in medical organizations by focusing on innovation in the healthcare industry and exploring how faith shapes the ethical challenges of patient care.
The healthcare industry is growing rapidly and seeing an influx of open positions — especially for leaders ready to take charge. Learn to improve quality of care and access for individuals, communities, and everyone in between with ACU’s online Certificate in Healthcare Administration program.
With an emphasis on community and poverty, ACU’s fully-online Master of Science in Nutrition (MSN) provides comprehensive coursework for those who seek further knowledge in the field of nutrition and dietetics.
This program is designed to prepare students/interns to be entry-level registered dietitians who model Christian values and to lead and empower individuals, especially those with economic need, to achieve better nutrition and healthier lifestyles.
Tense situations can spring up when health issues arise. Through our graduate certificate program, you will learn to create peace in a healthcare setting, but also in your family and community.
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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