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Five Books Every MSIT Student Should Read

As the world becomes more reliant on information and technology, so does the need for accurate information specialists dedicated to helping organizations stay up-to-date on what’s new in the world of programming, data science, networking, and cybersecurity. And in such a rapidly evolving career space like information technology, you must stay informed on changing trends … Continued
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Faculty Spotlight: Alline Sada

Meet ACU Online’s new assistant dean of K-12 leadership and educator development, Dr. Alline Sada. Alline joins ACU’s faculty with extensive multidisciplinary experience in educational technology and is passionate about helping students and teachers take a proactive approach to their professional endeavors. Learn how her background in the educational space and expertise in technology is … Continued

5 Growing Healthcare Fields You Need to Know About

BY LOGAN CHURCH-OWENS Healthcare is the fastest growing career field in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In their Occupational Outlook Handbook, BLS outlined their projections: “Overall employment in healthcare occupations is projected to grow 13% from 2021 to 2031, much faster than the average for all occupations; this increase … Continued

Top 3 Reasons Why Working Adults Should Return to School

According to the Lumina Foundation, 38% of undergraduate students are older than 25, 58% are working while enrolled in college, and 26% are raising children. The typical student nowadays juggles life, school, and work to provide a better life for themselves and their family.  At ACU Online, we pride ourselves on cultivating an environment that … Continued

Management

Why Should You Get A B.S. in Business Management?

The purpose of ACU’s online Bachelor of Science in Business Management is to produce competent and well-connected students with a robust and comprehensive foundation of knowledge and skills that they can effectively apply in the world of business and management. Sound like you? Whether you’ve taken some classes in business management or are interested in … Continued

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Student Spotlight: JP Kistler

Family is everything for ACU Online student, James P. Kistler. From evolving his professional career to his current pursuit of finishing his degree, JP’s wife and kids have been the forefront of all he does. So when they encouraged him to go back to school to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies, he … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Tera Harmon

At ACU, we believe in not only informing students through their studies, but also forming them into the people God intends them to be. That belief motivates Dr. Tera Harmon’s mindset as assistant professor and director of distance learning for the Graduate School of Theology at ACU. Through her devotion to biblical text and theological … Continued

Newsweek Top Online Colleges 2023

ACU named among America’s Top Online Colleges by Newsweek

Abilene Christian University has been named one of America’s Top Online Colleges for 2023. The award is presented by Newsweek and Statista Inc., the world-leading statistics portal and industry ranking provider.  “With more than 40 unique online degree programs, ACU Online offers educational opportunities in a variety of disciplines to meet today’s learners where they … Continued

The Top 10 Resources for ACU Online Students

You know that ACU Online offers exemplary education in a vibrant, virtual, Christ-centered environment—but do you know about the wide range of resources ACU offers its students? From online tutoring to an Adobe Suite account to over 20,000 free Bible study videos, our resources go beyond your traditional needs and allow you to take care … Continued

Business

6 Steps to Starting A Business

The biggest names in business are well-known: Amazon, Google, Apple and Disney. But what do these Fortune 500 brands have in common other than being giants in the consumer world? Interestingly, all four began their business ventures from humble beginnings — in a garage, no less. And even before that, they all started with a … Continued