Our online degree programs are designed for busy working adults just like you – intentionally structured to allow you to balance work, life and other commitments. As a student of ACU Online, you are part of a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered community.
About the Program
This 100% online ministry degree is ideal if you’re seeking personal enrichment. This degree also equips you to draw from the resources of the Christian tradition and to advance the practice of theology in the church, academia, and contemporary society.
All the Details on Your Degree
With many elective hours, you can personalize the degree to match your particular passions and interests. The coursework equips you for doctorate-level work and provides advanced study of theological disciplines for those whose aspirations do not include professional ministry.
History of Christianity
Upcoming Start Dates
January 9, 2023
May 1, 2023
Meet the Program Director
Dr. Tera Harmon, Master of Arts in Theological Studies
Dr. Tera Harmon is an assistant professor in Abilene Christian University’s Graduate School of Theology. After receiving a BA in Biblical Text and an MDiv from ACU, she went to the Catholic University of America to study patristics, completing a Ph.D. in Church History in 2016. Her major field of study is Greek patristics and has done work on Gregory of Nyssa. She teaches courses on the history of Christianity and is the Director of Distance Learning for the Graduate School of Theology. She has lived in Washington D.C.; Charlotte, North Carolina; Los Alamos, New Mexico; and now lives in Abilene, Texas with her husband, David Todd, and their three children.
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