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Kimberly Parrott

Student Spotlight: Kimberly Parrott

Meet Kimberly Parrott, wife, mom, educator, and student. For Parrott, school is nothing out of the ordinary. While currently earning her Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership and Certificate in Conflict Management with ACU Online, she has been working in education for the last twenty-six years, and now serves as the District Coordinator at Houston … Continued
ACU Online Master of Healthcare Administration

ACU Online launches Master of Healthcare Administration

Abilene Christian University is launching a new online degree program – Master of Healthcare Administration – beginning in August 2021. The degree is offered through ACU Online and is designed for professionals working in healthcare settings who want to enhance their leadership and administrative skills. “This is a great opportunity for ACU to expand our … Continued

Dr. Sara Salkil, Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Services, Master of Marriage and Family Therapy, Certificate in Medical Family Therapy

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sara Salkil

Meet Dr. Sara Salkil, ACU alumna and program director for Abilene Christian University’s online COAMFTE-accredited Master of Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program.  ACU Roots Sara Salkil got her bachelor’s degree in marketing from Oklahoma State, and later discovered her true passion for marriage and family therapy while earning her master’s at ACU. Inspired by … Continued

need for healthcare administrators

The Growing Need for Healthcare Administrators

When you picture yourself leading a team, what do you see? A bustling wing in a medical center? A tree-lined residential community where patients live on-site? A hometown private practice? There’s a wide array of options in the healthcare industry, and the knowledge and skills you’ll develop while earning your Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA) … Continued

Anna McLeod

Student Spotlight: Anna McLeod

Meet Anna McLeod, recent Abilene Christian University alumna and former guard for the women’s basketball team. From the court to the classroom, this Houston native found her niche as a Wildcat after transferring from Louisiana Tech during her Junior year to play for coach Julie Goodenough. Beyond her success on the court, McLeod graduated with … Continued

Therapist Consulting Couple, School of Health and Human Services, COAMFTE accreditation

ACU receives accreditation for online Master of Marriage and Family Therapy program

Abilene Christian University has received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education for its online Master of Marriage and Family Therapy degree program. The M.M.F.T. degree is offered through ACU Online and is designed for graduate students who want the convenience and flexibility of an online program.  The COAMFTE accreditation … Continued

Criminal Justice

10 Jobs You Can Get With A Criminal Justice Degree

When people think of where a degree in Criminal Justice can take them, many of their minds go to the same few careers, but the truth is, these opportunities expand further and wider than most realize. Curious about what criminal justice roles you could pursue post-grad? Check out these 10 jobs to get with your … Continued

Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies graduate

Student Spotlight: Gretchen Ware

“A true test of a man’s character is his ability to carry out a good resolution long after the mood in which it was set has left.” This is a quote that could be found on the mirror of Abilene Christian alum Gretchen Ware. While Gretchen just recently obtained her bachelor’s degree in integrated studies … Continued

management degree

5 Career Routes You Can Take With A Management Degree

Managers play a critical role in the performance and success of businesses and organizations worldwide. Because every company needs someone to run effective operations within its business, the fields in which management graduates can pursue are endless.  In addition to a variety of industries, there are also a wide range of roles to be filled … Continued

Brenda McAdoo, Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Brenda McAdoo

Among the degrees and certificates lining a wall in the office of former FBI agent, Dr. Brenda McAdoo, sits a framed illustration of three outlined hands. One hand within the next, she explained that the biggest hand belonged to her, the middle belonged to the little boy who drew it, and the third, smaller hand … Continued